'Little Tricks' Help Disadvantaged Students Plot Career Paths

Jason Greene for The Chronicle

Milinda Ajawara (center right) and fellow students celebrate their first year at Hamilton College at a dinner for First Year Forward. The program gives low-income students an early start in the career-planning process.
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Some students start college with such savvy parents and strong connections that landing well after graduation is all but guaranteed. For their less-advantaged classmates, translating a new degree into a solid career can be a challenge.

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