Dimelo: "I Want to Go to Away to College, Mami Wants Me to Stay"
Dimelo: How to Start New Adventures & Leave Even When You're Afraid
By Pauline Campos | 04/24/2014 - 14:49

New starts aren't easy. Latina's advice columnist tackles two reader problems: one is ready for a new start and to say adios to her mami, while the other is scared to make a move. Do you agree with her advice?


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Country's First Four-Year Latino Focused Certified University To Close Its Doors
Country's First Four-Year Latino Focused Certified University To Close Its Doors
By Fox News Latino | 03/21/2014 - 11:36

The board of directors of the National Hispanic University in San Jose, Calif., announced on Thursday that the school will close as a four-year college at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.


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Celebrities College Majors
10 Celebrities’ Surprising College Majors
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/13/2014 - 13:17

Oh, college. The good ol' days! A time to discover your passions, and of course, study hard. Many of our favorite Latino celebs attended college, but what they chose to major in may surprise you.


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10 Stars Who Should Go To College
10 Young Stars & The Colleges They Might Attend
By Cristina Arreola | 12/03/2013 - 15:42

Last week, Lourdes Leon and her diva mamá, Madonna, were spotted touring the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Madonna is Michigan born-and-bred, and formerly attended the Big 10 institution. Now, it looks like her 17-year-old Latina daughter could be following in her footsteps and become a Wolverine! 


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Hispanic Millennials Have Less Debt Than Peers
Hispanic Millennials Have Less Debt Than Peers
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 10:02

It’s no secret that today’s millennials are in a serious debt crisis, but it looks like Hispanic youth are coming out ahead of their peers! 

According to a survey conducted by the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. the average millennial carries about $27,800 in debt. Their Hispanic peers, however, carry an average of $18,000.


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Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
By Cristina Arreola | 09/17/2013 - 16:01

Great news! Latino students are among the most highly sought after college students! Historically Black Colleges are turning to Latino students to add more culture and diversity to their student bodies. 


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How to Survive Your First Year of College!
How to Survive Your First Year of College!
By Angelica Sereda | 08/25/2013 - 10:30

The time has finally come and you’re off to college! You’ve been waiting and planning for what seems like years. But feelings of excitement can easily turn into anxiety. Maybe you’re feeling like a little fish in a big pond or maybe you’re nervous about managing your finances. Whatever your worry is, we’ve all been there. Check out these tips to nail your first year at college:


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Obama Plans to Lower College Costs: "We've Got a Crisis"
Obama Plans to Lower College Costs: "We've Got a Crisis"
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 16:24

College seems to be getting pricier every year, and President Obama has proposed a plan to lower those rising costs, reports NBC Latino. The new plan has a few points, one of which would be rewarding colleges for enrolling and graduating low-to-moderate income students, and strengthening academic progress requirements for students receiving aid.


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Gain the Freshmen 15--Tips for College Freshmen
Gain the Freshmen 15: Tips for College Freshmen
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/23/2013 - 14:12

Congrats, you've made to to college! Now what? For many new college students, their first year away from home can be trying. There's a lot to deal with: new school, new friends, and the dreaded "Freshman 15." Well, maybe not that last part. 

We're taking that old weight-gain worry turning it on it's head. Here are 15 tips that’ll help you get the most out of your first year of college!

 

 


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Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19

A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.


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