Monthly Archives: August 2014

UNCF Healthfirst Scholarship 2014, Deadline Sep. 19

The UNCF Healthfirst scholarship will support New York City public high school graduating seniors/entering freshmen, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and accepted for admission to four year degree granting institution that is a member … Continue reading

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STEM and Entrepreneurship Youth Program at City College

Please help us share this info with anyone who may be qualified or with other organizations and people who could benefit from it. I have attached the flyer for the youth program. It is a STEM and Entrepreneurship program at: … Continue reading

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How Funders Build “College Knowledge” for First-Generation College Students

From Inside Philanthropy: You’ve heard of “helicopter parents,” right? You know, those moms and dads who hover over their kids’ lives, involving themselves in every decision? This kind of parenting often lasts through high school and even into college. Many … Continue reading

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Applications for Smith College Women of Distinction due Sep. 19

Applications are now available for Women of Distinction at Smith College! Information about the program and the on-line application are available at http://www.smith.edu/admission/wod. Women of Distinction is a program for high school seniors that highlights the opportunities at Smith for … Continue reading

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ACT and SAT Professional Development by A-List Education, Sep. 17

A-List Education is dedicated to the mission of bringing innovation and equity to education. We work with schools, school districts, families and non-profit institutions providing solutions tailored to meet specific learning assessment and curriculum needs with the ultimate goal of … Continue reading

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Two Website Resources for College Searches

Two websites with great resource potential: LinkedIn for Education and Noodle.com. LinkedIn now allows users to enter a college and/or a field of study and see what people from a particular college & particular field have done career-wise. Noodle.com aggregates massive … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Helicopter Parents

From Inside Higher Ed: As the associate provost of Chaminade University of Honolulu, Curtis Washburn has met many first-generation college students. A small Roman Catholic institution located near the white sands of Waikīkī, Chaminade has a significant population of Polynesian … Continue reading

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