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Increasing Higher Education Accessibility for English Learners and Immigrant Students through Mentoring

“HIAS PA students are usually English learners, non-US citizens, or, most often, both. The current college preparation curriculum (if any) found in American high schools or online does not support either of these groups well, leaving students particularly unsupported, confused, and disheartened.”
That’s when HIAS Pennsylvania’s Education team steps in, says Michelle Ferguson, HIAS PA’s Education Access Coordinator.
HIAS PA’s High School Mentoring Program supports students and parents throughout the college application process.

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