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UH Visits Farrington High to Help Seniors Fill Out College Apps

·By civilbeat

A new initiative launched by the state P-20 Partnerships for Education coalition aims to encourage more Hawaii high school seniors — particularly prospective first-generation college students from low-income families — to apply for at least one college before they graduate from high school.

In the program, “College Application and Exploration Season,” representatives from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kapiolani Community College and Honolulu Community College visit high schools, helping students fill out online applications to any UH campus of their choice.

The initiative has kicked off at Farrington High, which UH