‘Raise enough money to keep your classes from being purged.’ This story also appeared in The Atlanta Journal Constitution Here in Georgia, that’s what I call the drop/add period for the state’s college students. During the past several weeks, The Hechinger Report’s “Debt Without Degree” series has profiled students who have fallen through the financial aid cracks. […]
Author Archives: Jessica D. Johnson
Jessica D. Johnson is founder of the Scholarship Academy, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income/first-generation families create college funding plans and increase their eligibility for private scholarship funds. She serves on the GEAR UP Georgia (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program) leadership team and the Atlanta Youth Commission.