Conversations that Matter: Who Belongs at BC? The Class of 2019 Discusses Race, Class, and Community at Boston College
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The Montserrat Office at Boston College, an initiative under University Mission and Ministry, aims to assist students at the highest level of financial need to actively participate in and experience a Jesuit education.
The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Program) is a graduate school preparation program for Boston College undergraduates who are both low-income and first-generation college participants and/or under-represented.
The Learning to Learn Office at Boston College seeks to support low-income, under represented, first generation college students, and students with disabilities to excel academically. Its program offerings include: College Transition Program (CTP), DIOP (Dedicated Intellectuals of the People), among others.