Monthly Archives: April 2011

Financial Aid U 2011 Breakfast Roundtable: Next Steps On How To Take FAFSA To Scale

From Mae Watson Grote, Executive Director of The Financial Clinic: On February 9, 2011, the Citi Foundation and The Financial Clinic held a roundtable discussion to celebrate Financial Aid Awareness Week and talk about how FAFSA preparation assistance can be … Continue reading

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The New “Business” of College Admissions

From NACAC: Last week approximately 40 school and independent college counselors were fortunate enough to take the Lehigh Valley College tour, visiting 6 interesting and diverse schools.  While we learned a lot from our tours and from one another, many … Continue reading

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Sound Engineering Programs

From the NACAC ListServe: Thanks to all who responded to my query, which was: I have a student interested in the sound engineering program at Full Sail, but we would like some other options as well. I’d appreciate any ideas. … Continue reading

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Maryland Dream Act Passed in Final Hours of Legislative Session

The information below was forwarded to us by College Planning friend Rosa Agosto in an e-mail from the National Institute for Latino Policy. Note: According to the National Council of State Legislatures: In June 2001, Texas (HB1403) was the first … Continue reading

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Fordham History Makers — Deadline June 1!

The Fordham History Makers Scholars Program aims to support local high school students, challenge them to strive for academic excellence, and make obtaining a college degree a reality. The program seeks to achieve these goals through an intensive five-week summer … Continue reading

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Got an hour? Boost your grades. Stanford psychologists design 60-minute exercise that raises GPAs of minority students

College Planning volunteer at Murry Bergtraum High School shared this article with us from the Stanford News: What could you do for an hour in the first year of college that would improve minority students’ grades over the next three … Continue reading

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Scholarships for Vocational Education

Download a document that contains a listing of a few non-traditional scholarships: Scholarships for Vocational Education

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