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SXSW EDU 2020

Trauma & Triumph: Navigating Student Adversity

What happens beyond the classroom matters. This year, the College Board's announcement of an “environmental context dashboard” stirred praise, and some pushback, with the proposal to equip admissions counselors with data on a student’s environment, alongside their SAT scores. At a time of record adolescent mental health and rising student homelessness, and income insecurity, how can colleges not only understand the roots of student adversity, but understand its impact on student persistence?

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Takeaways

  1. Diagnosis the non academic systemic issues that hinder student success on campus
  2. Access promising solutions to the majors barriers students face
  3. Learn tactics to support students in overcoming their non-academic adversity

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Elizabeth Boney, Associate, Whiteboard Advisors

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  • Tags: community
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Higher Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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