Undocumented college student creates guide to help fellow DREAMers pursue the “other” American Dream
For many high school students, this is the time to start filling out college applications and submitting financial aid forms. For high school students who are undocumented, this is the time of their senior year that most of them have dreaded.
Unable to qualify for financial aid, and in some states not even allowed to pay in-state tuition, the thought of going tp college can be frustrating, if not outright depressing.
However, one undocumented student wants to give hope to his fellow “DREAMers.”
Identifying himself as a senior at Dallas’ Southern Methodist University and completing his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, while simultaneously working on an accelerated Masters of Science in the same major, this student decided to share tips and resources he has found helpful in realizing his “other” American dream — getting a college diploma.
Titling the simple 3-page guide DREAM Act Student Resources: Scholarships and Other Financial Aid, the author gives blunt advice on how DREAMers should pursue their educational goals by giving them no-nonsense facts.
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