Education - USA - Nationwide Bus Tour to Help Latino Families Prepare for College Rolls
Free Paying for College Workshops, Advice on College Preparation
RESTON, Va.,USA -PRNewswire -Aug. 1 2005: -- The following is being issued by The Sallie Mae Fund:
Latinos are now the fastest growing population in the U.S., accounting for almost half of all population growth in 2003-2004: 1 in 7 Americans is currently of Latino origin. Yet, Latinos lag behind Caucasians and African-Americans in higher education enrollment and graduation. Research commissioned by The Sallie Mae Fund has shown that lack of awareness about financial aid is preventing thousands of Latinos from going to college. The Paying for College Bus Tour is designed to provide the information Latino families desperately need...