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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.

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