How to Pay for Your Undergraduate Degree in STEM?

Undergraduate STEM Degree

The number one reason Hispanics do not complete their bachelor’s degree is a lack of financial resources. This blog post discusses the many ways to finance your education, utilizing federal financial aid, scholarships, employer-based tuition reimbursement, and tuition-free community colleges.

Reasons for Hispanics to pursue a STEM Degree

STEM

Data shows science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees are the most beneficial for Hispanics to pursue because STEM degrees pay more than non-STEM degrees. STEM degrees also have the potential to close the income inequality gap for Hispanics. Other benefits include career flexibility, job stability, better benefits, and strong industry growth.

Reasons for Hispanics to pursue a Degree

Education and Hispanics

This post summarizes the main reasons why Hispanics should pursue a degree. These reasons include access to exclusive job opportunities, higher-income, improved quality of life, and networking.

What is the Academic Performance of Hispanic Students?

Hispanics performing academically

For my first blog post I wanted to provide an overview of the academic performance of Hispanics by utilizing educational attainment data. The results show Hispanics have historically been underperforming academically and continue to underperform, predominantly due to living in underfunded neighborhoods with poor access to jobs.

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