Tuesday, November 05, 2013
This article tells us how Jessica and other homeless students overcome the hurdle to attend college: Putting College Within the Reach of Homeless Youth . It's hard, because they don't have the support of parents. The fortunate ones get help from organizations who help them navigate through, applying for financial aid, etc. But even if they get there, they face more hurdles, such as housing during breaks, because often the dormitories are shut down during breaks and no special provisions taken for these students who have nowhere else to go, to stay on campus during breaks.