Dell Scholars Overview

Scholars receive $20,000 to pursue a degree over the course of six years. In addition, Dell Scholars provides its students with technology, resources, and mentoring to ensure all Scholars have the support they need to obtain a college degree.

What Studies Say About College Readiness

The Education Writer’s Association devotes this research brief to the research into efforts to ensure that the majority of the country’s young people receive a K-12 education that truly prepares them to succeed in college.

Preparing Students for College: Students and Part-Time Work

For some students, especially those in traditionally underserved populations, taking a job is not a matter of choice, but necessity. They need to work to save for college or even to supplement family income. Counselors should help students who have a real need to work improve time-management skills and seek employment that helps their educational goals.

What Works for First-Generation College Students

The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education researched the unique supports first-generation students need to succeed in college.