Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Undocumented? You can attend and pay for college!
Are you beginning to despair because you think you won’t be able to afford college? Think again! There are thousands of undocumented students around the country who have been very successful raising the funds necessary to pursue higher education, even to attend elite colleges! Their common denominator? They are great networkers.
What is “networking” you may ask? Networking is the way in which individuals make mutually beneficial connections with others. For example, many successful undocumented college students participate in clubs, community service, and other on-campus programs where they build relationships with peers, staff, faculty, and community members who can help them when it comes time to fundraise for college.
This blog will walk you through the various activities that can help you raise the money you need to fulfill your college dreams. I will hold your hand until you have figured out the way. I will help connect you with useful organizations. I will point you in the direction of resources available to you.
If you are undocumented and want to know more about how to network and fundraise for college, post your questions here. If you are an undocumented student who has been successful networking or raising money in your state, please share your tips and advice so other students can benefit from your experience!
Let’s meet back here next week.