My name is Marjorie DeRubeis, Director of Partnership Development and Success Services. My parents, George and Gladys left Haiti, everyone they knew, everything they loved, to come to America as a young married couple. Only as an adult can I truly appreciate how difficult and frightening a journey this must have been for the young couple. My […]read more
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The Hechinger Report recently published an article highlighting our national failure to sufficiently fund financial aid programs intended to help low-income students afford the cost of college. Due to insufficient funding and slashed budgets—and, in some states, aid programs that have been suspended entirely—hundreds of thousands of students who apply and qualify for need-based financial aid are being turned away due to lack of funds.read more
This is the next installment in a series of interviews with the College Success Arizona team. Continuing with this feature, we’re be taking a closer look at the College Success Arizona team, the people that make all that we do happen. We’ll be asking the normal “tell us a little about yourself” questions, but also […]read more