Merrill Williams is blazing new trails in her life thanks to personal dedication and higher education opportunities.
Bryan Daniels is on track to graduate with a bachelor of applied science (BAS) from Clover Park Technical College.
Duyen Le won a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship while attending South Seattle College. Now she's studying banking at a university.
Nine Washington community colleges — including seven in the Puget Sound region — are on the list of the nation's 150 best, as picked by the nonprofit Aspen Institute.
In one of the first comprehensive looks at community-college-graduation rates for students from South King County, one fact stood out: Full-time students graduated at a much higher rate than part-time ones.
Now is the time for students--including DREAMers--to apply for financial aid. People who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens can file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). People unable to file the FAFSA due to immigration status, can file the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Both applications are open. The priority deadline for state financial aid programs, which include the State Need Grant and College Bound Scholarship, is February 1.
Thanks to a $7 million grant from College Spark, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will develop and implement Guided Pathways, a program that will reduce and simplify the number of choices about course selection a student must make, informing and supporting those choices, and directing students into an intentional, comprehensive program of study within one or two terms.