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COVID-19 disregarded and targeted the college student population.

By: Carmen De Alba Cardenas Homework, deadlines, jobs, internships, family responsibilities, extracurricular activities and a pandemic. Coronavirus (COVID-19) became another obstacle college students had to tackle in their daily lives. When the pandemic hit, many things stopped but not higher-ed. In a matter of a few weeks, college students, including myself, were expected to be […]

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The FAFSA Opens Today

By: AzCAN One of the greatest tools in reducing the financial barriers to accessing postsecondary education is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which opens today. Yesterday the Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) and Arizona Department of Education (ADE) hosted an event to kick-off the new FAFSA season. At the kick-off, the 2020-2021 […]

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$500,000 Distributed to College Students During Pandemic through Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund

Support for Students to Continue Through Advising and Capacity Building of Supporting Organizations PHOENIX, Az – September 9, 2020 – College Success Arizona and Helios Education Foundation announced today that the Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund has completed the distribution of the full $500,000 fund amount. The Fund provided grants to 1,156 low-income and first-generation […]

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