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First-Generation College Students

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Are you the first in your family to attend college?

If so, this page is for you! For more detailed information or to speak with someone in person, please reach out to your counselor or stop by the College and Career Services office in room 107

College: What it is all about and why it matters (Collegeboard.org)

Campus Services: There is support when you need it


Undocumented Students: Students who are undocumented can enroll in college at many schools across the country and in Virginia. Students who are undocumented may have eligibility issues for in state tuition and  federal student aid.

Undocumented Virginia residents are now eligible for in-state tuition!!  Check with each college financial aid office for more information.   Basic requirements for eligibility: undocumented students are eligible for in-state tuition, as long as they’ve lived in Virginia for at least two years, and they or their parents filed taxes.

Check out this website for great resources on the VASA application!


Scholarships & Paying for College:

Programs:College Fly-in Programs

Arlington Public Schools does not sponsor, endorse, recommend or screen the individuals or companies whose offers are posted here. Families and students are reminded that they need to complete their own research on these individuals or companies to determine if they wish to engage in any of their opportunities or services.