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CAP College Success Institute

According to the National Student Clearinghouse, college completion within six years of high school graduation for students from high-poverty schools is only 21%. This was compared to low-poverty high schools where students were more than twice as likely to earn a degree within six years of high school graduation (53%). This is not enough.

CAP College Success Institute shares best practices and strategies that help increase the college graduation rate of low-income and first-generation students. Professionals from community-based and direct-service organizations, representatives from colleges and universities, and technology innovators are encouraged to participate.

The College Success Institute is hosted by CAP, which supports nearly 600 students through the successful completion of their college degrees, as quickly and with as little debt as possible. 86% of CAP students are on track to graduate in six years. CAP is a program of
Making Waves Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit.

CAP College Success Institute Series: Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Helping Families Find Their Financial Fit

Choosing where to attend college is one of life’s big decisions. When making this choice, it is important for families to consider various perspectives on the idea of “fit”—social, emotional,

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