Monthly Archives: March 2013

Financial Aid 101 Workshop from Davidson College: Wednesday, April 3

You are invited to a wonderful financial aid presentation by representatives from Davidson College. Please see below for a registration details and a full description. Now in its seventh year, Davidson College’s Office of Admission and Financial Aid is sponsoring … Continue reading

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Collegeboard Completion Agenda 2012 Progress Report

The College Board Advocacy & Policy Center has released its third annual report on progress toward the national goal of 55 percent of individuals from 25 to 34 years old having a postsecondary credential by 2025. The 2012 Progress Report … Continue reading

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Diversity Scholars: an effective/efficient FREE program for underserved high school students

Diversity Scholars mission: to prepare first generation, low income, and minority students for college and match those students with the two- and four- year postsecondary institutions that offer the best opportunities for college graduation and career success. Diversity Scholars is … Continue reading

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Going to See ‘Admission’ With an Admissions Officer

From The Chronicle of Higher Education, a review of the new Tina Fey movie (about an admissions officer), with special insight from an admissions officer of Washington College. Read the full article here.

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One-time volunteer opportunity TOMORROW, March 27!

College Access Consortium New York is hosting a transition event for seniors on Wednesday, March 27th and they are looking for one time volunteers. The event will be held at Hunter College. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact … Continue reading

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Infographic: Unprepared For College

Alexandra Campbell submitted an in-depth infographic to the blog that her team designed, highlighting the lack of college readiness in graduating high school students. Read their accompanying blog post on their website here, and view the graphic by clicking below. … Continue reading

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Top Students, Too, Aren’t Always Ready for College

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: One recent morning over coffee, I was talking with a colleague about a rising source of frustration for him and his fellow faculty members: how unprepared for college-level coursework so many incoming students are, … Continue reading

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