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WEBINAR: Bridging the Gap: Empowering Rural Communities for Higher Education Success

Despite achieving graduation rates on par with their non-rural peers, rural students face unique challenges when it comes to postsecondary enrollment. In this Hunt Institute webinar, panelist will delve into the factors that contribute to this disparity and explore effective strategies and best practices for increasing postsecondary enrollment among rural students. They will address the perception of higher education as a worthwhile investment, considering the impact on lifetime earnings, and examine how college aspirations can be limited by the desire to maintain strong community ties and provide familial support.