By RACHEL Brown University, an Ivy League university in Providence, Rhode Island, announced yesterday that they would begin admitting first-year undocumented undergraduate students (including students without DACA) as if they were U.S. citizens and not international students. Brown will meet 100%… Read More ›
Applying to College
Spotlight on Cornell University: A private university that will begin admitting students with DACA as domestic applicants this fall!
By RACHEL Cornell University is a prestigious private university located in Ithaca, New York. Beginning in the Fall of 2016, applicants from any state in the country who have DACA will be considered as domestic students for admission instead of international… Read More ›
Médicos, Enfermeros, y Dentistas Para El Pueblo (MEDPEP) is a medical preparation and education pipeline program designed to support economically and educationally disadvantaged Latino and underrepresented minority students. This year-long program offers a welcome day, six Saturday workshops (three in the… Read More ›
By ALEJANDRA We all know that the summer is long and many of us have a lot of free time. A good way to use our time is to start thinking about and preparing for college. If you are undocumented and… Read More ›
By RACHEL Wesleyan University, a prestigious, private university located in Connecticut, recently announced they would start considering undocumented students (including students without DACA) who graduate from an American high school in any state as if they are U.S. citizens or permanent… Read More ›
By ALEJANDRA As undocumented high school seniors, college can be a scary thing. We are not only challenged in the classroom, but outside of it as well. We face fear, lack of encouragement from school authorities and financial barriers. Also, as… Read More ›
Spotlight on Swarthmore College: Another Private College to Admit Undocumented Students as Domestic Students!
By RACHEL Swarthmore College, a prestigious small liberal arts college near Philadelphia, recently announced that they are need-blind for all undocumented students (including students without DACA!) who graduate from a US high school. “At Swarthmore College, we value different viewpoints, identities,… Read More ›
On Wednesday March 9th at 10:30am, Educators For Fair Consideration, the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, and the Undocumented Student Program at UCB will be hosting a webinar to introduce the “UndocuCollege Guide and Equity Tool”…. Read More ›
By RACHEL DePaul University is the largest private university in Chicago, Illinois with almost 25,000 students. The university is deeply committed to supporting undocumented students: “DePaul University takes a strong, public position for supporting undocumented students and DREAM Act legislation. We… Read More ›
As undocumented students, we DO NOT qualify for federal financial aid. However, institutions or scholarships may sometimes ask you to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to obtain a Student Aid Report (SAR), which is a report… Read More ›
By RACHEL For all of you working on college applications, there is a growing list of private colleges that publicly accept undocumented students as domestic applicants! Most colleges consider undocumented students as international students*, which means that undocumented students are competing… Read More ›
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), the Immigrant Youth Justice League (IYJL), and Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC) recently released this guide for undocumented students pursuing a college education. In the guide, you will find helpful information… Read More ›