A Proven Strategy
Angel Pérez and Nick Watson, Inside Higher Ed
In the best of times, students in underserved high schools are likely to compete with 464 other students, on average, for time with a school counselor. For students whose families lack the generational knowledge to help navigate college applications at home, the process is especially daunting—and, for some, derailing.
Helping these students will require tremendous investment and support. Ironically, the pandemic has strengthened one crucial method for doing so: virtual advising.