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Some of the biggest barriers to academic success have nothing to do with academics. Rather, they usually entail basic human needs. After all, it’s hard to do well in school when you’re hungry, or unable to get rest or go to class.
As it turns out, higher-ed institutions have emergency funds to offer temporary relief for students struggling with food, housing, transportation and other needs. But few know about this safety net and, if they do, applying for and receiving the money can be a tedious and lengthy process…………………….