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3 tips for your student financial wellness program
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of money management education for students. There’s a lot you could do proactively to connect your students to money management education, but nobody can do it all. Today, I’d like to share a few high-level best practices for developing and maintaining a financial wellness program. 1.…
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Financial literacy as a retention tool
There are many ways in which we try to help students manage their academic careers, including orientation, first-year experience programs, advisors and mentors. These are valuable programs, since college can be a tough transition for some students, and it’s important to get them started on the right path and encourage them throughout their programs of…
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Helping students overcome barriers to program completion
A recent article in the Washington Post, describing a meeting between the U.S. Department of Education and about a dozen students and recent graduates from minority-serving colleges, grabbed my attention. The meeting was an opportunity for these individuals, many of whom are minorities and first-generation students, to highlight what their schools are doing well and…
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Financial Aid Superhero: Going above and beyond
When I attend state and regional conferences, I love meeting with financial aid professionals and listening to them talk about what they do. You can really tell that they are in it to help students succeed. I plan to periodically feature these “financial aid superheroes” here on the blog to highlight the different ways in…
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