Category: College Success

Supporting students through verification: Five tips from Dell Scholars

It’s that time of year again: temperatures are dropping, leaves are changing color. FAFSA season has arrived. This time last year, we saw a surge in the number of students being asked to verify information… Read more »

Tech Toolkit: Helping Low-Income and First-Gen Students Reach Graduation

We’re facing a challenge of national proportions: only 20 percent of low-income college students graduate with a bachelor’s degree within six years. But through the Dell Scholars model, our full-time staff of four offers individualized… Read more »

Video: How Dell Scholars Supports Students to Graduation

Over the past 14 years, Dell Scholars has supported more than 4,300 students from across the nation who have demonstrated the drive to succeed and persist toward achieving a bachelor’s degree. Our success – 75… Read more »

More than dollars for scholars: The benefit of combining financial aid with counseling support

The Dell Scholars Program may serve as an important model for improving the college success of first-generation college-goers from low-income backgrounds. Some college success efforts focus on addressing financial barriers to college success; others provide… Read more »