Students and their families can’t make difficult decisions without good information, supports, or the ability to navigate the complexities of the financial aid system and the [other factors] that stop students before they start. My colleagues in New York and beyond have recognized the power of coming together and working together to help students and their families understand what they’re entitled to, and how to get it. ”
Michael A. Baston, J.D., Ed.D. is Vice President for Student Affairs at LaGuardia Community College.
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