How to Support Trans Students During the College Application Process

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Navigating the college admissions process is challenging for every student, particularly since campus "fit" is such an important factor. Students from every demographic want to feel welcomed and supported on campuses, and College Confidential often fields questions from students looking for their best fit university. We've rounded up three of the most recent queries we've received from students who identify as part of the trans community, and we're sharing them today.

To answer those questions, we sat down with Genny Beemyn, PhD, director of the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and coordinator of Campus Pride's Trans Policy Clearinghouse. Check out Beemyn's insights and advice, along with their recommendations about how colleges can better support trans applicants and students.

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