Monthly Archives: November 2013

SUNY Discoveries – November

Discover Presentations at Your Fingertips While we connected with nearly 1,000 school counselors during the Fall 2013 OpInform series, we recognize that not all school counselors were able to attend. If you missed us this fall, you can find our … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Workshop at Options Center

Financial aid season is upon us. Attached please find a flyer for the Options Center’s Financial Aid Workshops for Families. As you will see on the flyer, we will hold three workshops: two in December and one in January. Please forward the … Continue reading

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Applying to College in the Age of Social Media: Dec. 4

Have you searched for a student on Facebook? 31% of college admissions officers have visited an applicant’s online profile.* Applying to College in the Age of Social Media Wednesday, December 4th 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET | 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Can Colleges Build Students’ Cultural Capital? And Should They?

From Inside Higher Ed: Students who are the first in their families to attend college face a set of disadvantages in terms of college enrollment, persistence and graduation — a vexing problem, to be sure, since virtually nothing can be … Continue reading

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SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Delhi NYC Info Day

SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Delhi will be co-hosting a NYC Information Day on Saturday, December 14 at the SUNY Center for Student Recruitment (33 West 42nd Street). This will be a great opportunity for students and counselors to learn more … Continue reading

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First-Generation Students Lag in College Readiness, Report Says

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: About a quarter of high-school graduates who took the ACT in 2013 met all four of its college-readiness benchmarks, in English, reading, mathematics, and science. But students whose parents did not go to college … Continue reading

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Tracking High School-to-College Rates

From Inside Higher Ed: Newly-released data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center tracks how 2.3 million high school graduates fared in transitioning to college over a three-year period. Click here to read the full post.

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