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How Colleges Help Students With Basic Needs

For students from low-income backgrounds, the pursuit of a college degree often comes with financial hardship. The challenge of securing housing, food, and other basic needs has only been exacerbated by the pandemic and inflation. How are colleges stepping in to help and expanding their existing wrap-around services?“

How Colleges Help Students with Basic Needs,” the latest Trends Snapshot from The Chronicle, provides a look at new ways institutions are responding to student needs outside the classroom so that they can focus more on their academic experience and ultimately reach the goal of a college degree. Download the report to find out how institutions are:

  • Streamlining access to need-based services to reach more students earlier and more efficiently
  • Employing a case-management model to provide more personalized aid
  • Measuring the impact of their aid efforts through the metric of student success



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