Far From Home: Demystifying The College Experience

Officials at the University of Texas at El Paso believe creating a better college experience from the start will raise graduation rates down the road.

By Bekah McNeelJanuary 22, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

This is the third of a five-part special report, “Far From Home.”

On a sunny Saturday in October, about 500 prospective students and their families gathered on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso for Orange and Blue Day. They met with representatives from financial aid, admissions, and various academic departments in a festival-like atmosphere spread across campus.

The university uses events like this to make college more inviting for families sending their first-ever student to college.

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