Native Pathways Articles

American Indian College Fund to Continue College Access and Success Program with $2.5 Million, Three-Year Grant

Native American and Alaska Native students are in a college-going and completion crisis. Research shows the national rate of all students going to college within six months of graduation after high school is 70%. For Native American and Alaska Native students, those numbers are closer to 20%.

November is #CollegeBoundNative Month

November is #CollegeBoundNative Month

The #CollegeBoundNative Campaign encourages high school seniors to apply for college. Native Americans are the least likely of any group to go to college. But college is essential to many careers, which require a certificate, associate or bachelor’s degree. The American Indian College Fund is setting out to change that statistic—and the future of Native students—through a campaign to get more Native high school seniors to apply for college.

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Navigating College in Alaska

Navigating College in Alaska

Our Native Pathways team embarked on a trip to Alaska to visit Ilisagvik College and Barrow High School. I thought my five hour plane trip to college every semester was a major journey.  Barrow is situated on the northernmost part of the United States, in other words, the “top of the world.”

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