Students at the Black Archives in Florida in 2017. Source: Florida Memory Project via WikiCommons

NEW YORK—It’s fall. For many high school juniors and seniors, that means it’s time to start applying for colleges or looking into the process. For Haitian families who may not be too familiar with the process, read on for a summary of what the process entails. But, before diving into how to apply, let’s first look at why it’s critical to apply and graduate college for most of us. 

In recent years, this topic of the worth of a college degree has turned into a constant debate in our society. Is a college education worth it? Overwhelmingly, the research has shown that a college education is a great investment over a lifetime.


The author of “College Still Matters: From ELL to Ed.D” writes that a college degree is the best path to turning career aspirations into a successful livelihood and financially secure, fulfilling life.

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