Aug 04, 2015


Road to Accepted: A Latina’s Tumultuous Road to Her Dream College


The New Latina Voices section captures the life journey, stories and opinions of Latina women of all ages.  It offers the opportunity for real … [Continue reading...]

College Prep: Starting Early (iVillage Post)

College Prep

Getty Images In January, colleges and universities across the country experienced record-breaking numbers of college applications. UCLA reported a … [Continue reading...]

A Parent’s Guide To Ending Homework Hassles


The Dilemma of La Tarea: Latino families take homework very seriously, and that's good.  However, it's important to be thoughtful and flexible … [Continue reading...]

A Is For Admission: An Insider’s Guide to Getting Into Ivy League & Other Top Colleges

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Book Pages is our weekend book series where we share pages from books we love, and let you decide if you want more. Today's featured books is "A Is … [Continue reading...]

8 Reasons to be a Lifetime Student


Contributing Author:  Mónica Olivera Hazelton In today’s society, women often find it very difficult to find time for themselves. Between jobs … [Continue reading...]

Education: The Best Legacy


Othanya (center), a Dominican high school student, recently accepted to Columbia University on full scholarship "La educación es la mejor … [Continue reading...]

From New Haven to Harvard: My Unexpected Journey to the Ivy League

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I was born in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven, CT to a Cuban father (Jose) and Puerto Rican mother (Carmen). My large family included six … [Continue reading...]

Latinos and the College Application Process: Mount Everest


photo source: nepora As I am faced again with the college application process, this time with my 16 year old daughter, I am as concerned today about … [Continue reading...]

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