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Reimagining the College Application Process

I’ve spent the better part of the last decade reading thousands of college essays, reviewing countless applications, and helping many high school students navigate the world of college admissions. And here’s one thing I’ve learned from that experience: the college admissions process isn’t easy for anyone, but it’s especially difficult for first-generation and low-income students. …

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AdvanceEDU Announces Three New Board Members and Selection by Techstars

November 12, 2020 (Denver, Colo.) – AdvanceEDU, an innovative nonprofit providing debt-free paths to degrees and upwardly-mobile careers in Colorado, announced today that it has added Jandel Allen Davis, CEO of Craig Hospital, Susana Cordova, Superintendent of Denver Public Schools and Elizabeth Concordia, president and CEO of UCHealth, to its Board of Directors. “The fact …

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How Does Competency-Based Learning Look Different?

By Alejandra Dominguez and Holly Armstrong Competency-based education, or CBE, has been around since the 1970s but has become increasingly popular in the last few years as an innovative approach to address equity gaps in higher education. Due to its built-in flexibility, CBE offers an alternative path for students who do not fit the “traditional” …

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AdvanceEDU’s Secret Sauce: Building Relationships in the Midst of COVID

By Alejandra Dominguez and Holly Armstrong It’s no secret that relationships matter in the world of education, but the key to building meaningful, authentic, and transformative relationships with students is both an illusive art and a mysterious science. What is the best way to connect with any individual student and then continue to deepen that …

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