Leadership conference draws Latino students

Aubrey King, Features Editor

November 13, 2015

The move from high school to college is stressful for any student. For Latino students, college can seem even more out of reach.

According to reports by Excelencia in Eduction, nine percent fewer Latino students graduate college than regular students. Half the battle is information, and Guilford College hoped to help students fight that battle last weekend with the Soy Un Lider conference.

Soy Un Lider brought hundreds of Latino high school students to Guilford Nov. 7 for a day of college information and advice. The conference covered financial aid, how to pick a college and advice on filling out applications.

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