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Common Core for College Readiness

Tiffany Miller writes about how the Common Core can help prepare disadvantaged students for higher education.

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  • Tiffany D. Miller

It’s that time of year again where new high school graduates are preparing for their next adventure – their first year of college. It can be both exciting and scary, especially for first-generation college students. I should know, I was one of them.

I had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know which classes to select or how to acclimate to a new culture that I had never been exposed to. I thought I was prepared academically – but wasn’t really sure. Would I be able to keep up? What exactly was expected of me? Would I graduate?

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Tiffany D. Miller

Director, Education Innovation