Financial Aid Appeals: Reflecting the Reality of COVID-19

For families whose livelihoods have been impacted by the pandemic, higher education may seem increasingly out of reach. But what students may not realize is that a change in their financial circumstances may make them… Read more »

Exploring 529 Plans for Your Scholarship Funds? Here are Four Factors to Consider.

A 529 plan is an education savings account that provides the account owner with tax and financial aid benefits, like tax-free withdrawals, when used for qualified education expenses. The Dell Scholars program began administering scholarship… Read more »

Coaching the College Major Choice

Changing a college major is a common occurrence — in fact, almost one-third of first-time college students switch majors at least once within three years. But if a student is running in the wrong direction… Read more »

Six Tips for Supporting College Students’ Mental Health

At the Dell Scholars program, we work every day to better understand our students’ circumstances and support their college experience. Recognizing that our students often struggle to find robust mental health resources, the Dell Scholars… Read more »