Monthly Archives: January 2011

New Report Points to Need for Early Information for Families on Federal Financial Aid

This month’s Connection Brief from the College Board highlights the need for early information for low-income and first generation college students. The study, Cracking the Student Aid Code, revealed that the pathway to college is becoming more difficult for students … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Competition

Applications for the the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Competition are now available. The annual competition is designed to motivate high school students to excel in education. The Competition encourages students to … Continue reading

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Persepctives: Inadequate Counseling for Those Who Need It

Patrick O’Connor discusses some of the issues raised in the book “No Longer Separate, Not Yet Equal: Race and Class in Elite College Admission and Campus Life” in his article in the magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. This article highlights … Continue reading

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March 5th – Riverbank State Park College Fair

Riverbank State Park 14th Annual College Fair March 5th – 12pm to 4pm Open to all Middle and High School students! Representatives from colleges will be on hand to help students and parents learn about their options. Workshops will be … Continue reading

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College Goal Sunday – February 5th, 6th and 13th

From CACNY Future Focus Flash Weekly Newsletter: Numerous families have completed their financial aid paperwork by participating in College Goal Sunday, free sessions across the city with financial aid experts ready and waiting to help.  You must sign up to … Continue reading

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CUNY Announces New Community College

Exciting news from CUNY: Dear Counselor, I am pleased to inform you of an exciting opportunity that will soon be available for your students at the City University of New York (CUNY). In July 2012, the University will open a … Continue reading

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TOMORROW: College Application Clinic for Students

WHEN: WEDNESDAY January 26th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm WHERE: YLC office located on 220 5th Ave 26th Street 5th floor, New York, NY. Take the F, M, R, N train to 23rd St stop. MAP WHAT: If you are a … Continue reading

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