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Georgetown Offers Pathway to College for Local Students

Alexis Yeager (COL ’22) first heard about Georgetown in ninth grade. That was the year she joined the Institute for College Preparation, a program that helps low-income Washington, D.C. students navigate college applications within Georgetown’s Center for Multicultural Equity and Access. Without the ICP, Yeager is unsure if she would[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Features, News

VIEWPOINT: Holding On to Home

The most heart-wrenching moment of my life was right after new student convocation, when my mom told me that she and my dad were “not as smart” as I am. The two of them had tickets for seats in the gym but no idea how to find the building. I[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Low-Income and First-Generation Advisory Board Established

The Advisory Board for Affordability and Access, established this fall to evaluate resources for low-income and first-generation students, will meet for the first time today. A joint effort between the Georgetown University Student Association, the Georgetown Scholarship Program, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Student Financial Services,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Access Affordability

Access Affordability

The Georgetown administration has historically demonstrated a strong commitment to creating a diverse student body. But doing so requires supporting low-income students through an extensive need-based scholarship and mentorship program, and recently, as reflected in the university’s drop to 88th from 46th in The New York Times’ ranking of colleges[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
OWSIANY: Chances Versus Finances

OWSIANY: Chances Versus Finances

The narrative of Georgetown students who fall into finance and consulting careers after graduation is well-known throughout campus. I have always considered myself to be the type of person who would do what she loves, no matter what. But as a senior, I find myself coming face to face with[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Catania Aims to Expand College Access

The D.C. Committee on Education held a public hearing Wednesday morning regarding the Councilmember David Catania’s (I-At Large) (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) D.C. Promise Establishment Act of 2013, which seeks to increase access to a college education for low-income students. Approximately 45 witnesses and D.C. public school students attended the[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Georgetown Recruits Close to Home

While some students spend several hours and hundreds of dollars traveling to visit their families back home, Darryl Robinson (COL ’15) lives only a 10-minute bus ride away. “It feels like every day, when I get up, I’m not at Georgetown,” Robinson said. “I don’t feel like anything has changed[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments City News, News