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Document Number: 7352

Breaking through the Barriers to College - Many students in low-income or minority groups do not realize the availability and accessibility of financial aid and college education. In fact, as shown by the six challenges detailed in this report, many of the processes and much of the preparation involved in attaining and financing higher education actually act as barriers, preventing many students and their families from finding out that college is available to them. Included are suggestions for parents, students, community, and schools. (Mari Luna de la Rosa and William Tierney, USC Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, October 2006) ...

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