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Supporting Undocumented Students in the College Planning Process

This lesson will provide a detailed overview of admissions standards at both public and private universities, leading into a discussion about how to maximize credits and time for DACA and undocumented students through dual-enrollment and concurrent enrollment opportunities across states, high schools, and community colleges. While undocumented students face many barriers to college, it is still possible for them to get a college education.

Lesson Objectives

After completing this lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Guide undocumented students and families to useful college planning and financing resources
  • Understand major challenges for undocumented students and families as it relates to college planning and financing
  • Utilize best practices when speaking with undocumented students and families

Lesson Deliverables

To complete this lesson, participants will:

Complete the MEFA Institute Evidence of Learning Form to earn 1 PDP for this lesson.

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