Monthly Archives: February 2014

Common Application Counselor Update

From New Members Approved At its January meeting, the Board of Directors reviewed and approved the membership applications of 40 institutions. We are encouraged that these institutions believe in the Common Application mission and our ability to move forward. … Continue reading

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FAFSA Completion Tool for Counselors

The office of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education, wanted to share some information on a new tool that can help you track and increase Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completions at your school. The FAFSA Completion … Continue reading

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Cooper Union’s Women in Engineering Event

The Cooper Union‘s Women in Engineering event will take place on the evening of Thursday, March 13, 2014, on our campus at 41 Cooper Square (The New Academic Building). We would love for you to attend! Join the Dean of … Continue reading

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Elite Universities Accused Of Creating Illegal Hurdles For Students Seeking Financial Aid

From the Huffington Post: Dozens of elite and Ivy League higher education institutions may be violating the law by telling potential applicants they have to spend money filling out an unnecessary form, according to a letter sent to Education Secretary … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Freshman Applicants Drop 14%, Prompting Scrutiny

From Bloomberg: Applications to Dartmouth College dropped 14 percent as fewer students from the Northeast and Midwest sought places in the freshman¬†class. Applications for the Class of 2018 fell to 19,235, which is down from a high of 23,110 two … Continue reading

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New Scholarship for Undocumented Students in NY State

From Think Progress: A former Washington Post owner, a former Secretary of Commerce, and a philanthropist are just a few of the donors who have launched a $25 million college scholarship fund on Tuesday to ensure that at least 2,500 … Continue reading

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Princeton University Summer Journalism Program Applications Due Feb. 21

Dear School Administrator / Teacher, We are writing to inform you about an all-expenses-paid program for high school student journalists from low-income backgrounds that will take place for 10 days next summer on the campus of Princeton University. The program … Continue reading

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