What First-Generation College Students Need to Know

By Laura Marx, 518 ElevatED President and CEO November 8 marked the 57th anniversary of the signing of the 1965 Higher Education Act, which has helped millions of first-generation students persist to degree completion. And 2022 coincides with the Pell grant’s...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about FAFSA

Last weekend, as part of my long to-do list, there was one task I was avoiding, the dreaded FAFSA. Even though I have filled it out before, it felt a little overwhelming. When that happens, I find the best thing to do is to dive in. Since I figured there must be...