Monthly Archives: April 2013

Did Harvard Students’ Backgrounds Change With Aid Policies?

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: In 2004, Harvard University announced generous new financial-aid policies under which families making less than $40,000 a year would not have to contribute to their child’s education. The university also said it would increase … Continue reading

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College Supports: college matching for students with disabilities

Here is a resource to help match your students with learning disabilities to colleges. College Supports allows you to search for schools with resources on campus to help students with disabilities whether it’s additional tutoring, extended test time, or general … Continue reading

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Measuring College Prestige vs. Price

From the NY Times: Having a choice is generally a good thing, and being able to choose among several college acceptances should be a wonderful thing indeed. But let’s face it: the cost of a college education these days ranges … Continue reading

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Penn State Guidance Counselor Appreciation Luncheon: Thursday, May 30

The Penn State University New York Regional Recruiting office will be hosting a luncheon for high school counselors. These programs will provide information to help you guide your students through the Penn State application process. We’ll talk about our campuses, … Continue reading

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Graduate NYC! Forum: Working with Parents & Families to Support College Readiness & Success – Monday, May 13

Graduate NYC! Forum: Working with Parents & Families to Support College Readiness & Success. Monday, May 13th, 8:45 am – 11:00 am at 205 East 42nd Street (Between 2nd & 3rd Aves), Room 818. All guests must go first to … Continue reading

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Urban Male Conference, by College Now: Friday, May 17

The time has come once again to announce the 4th Annual Urban Male Conference sponsored by the Manhattan borough College Now programs. The date of the conference will be Friday, May 17th from 9:00am-3:00pm at Baruch College. The conference includes … Continue reading

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Volunteer opportunity for FAFSA help: Thursday, April 25

The Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center is looking for volunteers to help facilitate a Financial Aid Workshop that will be taking place here at the office in Harlem. This event is on Thursday, April 25, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Essentially, we … Continue reading

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