Monthly Archives: March 2011

Elite Colleges and the Pell Grant

David Leonhart on the New York Times Economix blog has highlighted the low number of Pell grant recipients who are accepted to elite colleges in his article “How Elite Colleges Still Aren’t Diverse” The article includes a link to the … Continue reading

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Math Planet

Know a high school student who needs extra help with math? Math Planet is a free resource with math courses and a forum to get your questions answered! http://www.mathplanet.com/

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PBS NewsHour Extra

Resources for high school students, shared by Andrea Roberts of Learning Leaders. Thanks Andrea! At NewsHour Extra you will find: 1)      Timely  articles written for a 9th grade reading level with warm-up, reading comprehension and discussion questions.  There’s a student … Continue reading

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FREE Kaplan Practice SAT on MONDAY 4/4/2011

Sign up today for a FREE Kaplan Practice SAT being offered this coming Monday, April 4th, 2011 at 6:00pm. The test is being held at the Chinatown YMCA at 286 South Street. To register for this practice test, call 212.385.8352. … Continue reading

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2011 NACAC National College Fair

The 2011 NACAC National College Fair is coming up on April 10th from 11am to 4pm! Students will have the opportunity to visit over 300 colleges and participate in one-to-one college counseling! Find out more information on the NACAC website, … Continue reading

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Center for Student Opportunity

At the March 10th CACNY meeting, Cara Martin of Center for Student Opportunity presented information about her organization, as well as the College Access and Opportunity Guide that CSO publishes. See the details below: Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) (www.CSOpportunity.org) … Continue reading

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College Planning Curriculum from CUNY

CUNY’s At Home in College program has published an extensive College Planning Curriculum. This 200 page document covers everything from finding the right college and degree within the CUNY system to applying to CUNY, abd completing the FAFSA; the document … Continue reading

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