Monthly Archives: November 2014

Great post by a Queens College student about his college process!

From The Prospect: So last week I finished my sophomore year of college. I got a little story to tell. About two years ago today I was still in the midst of my college process. I was torn in between … Continue reading

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New Publication from Federal Student Aid

Dear Counselor or Mentor: The office of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education, has prepared a letter in which we share some updates to assist you in working with students. We will be sending the letter via postal mail … Continue reading

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A Bit of College Can Be Worse Than None at All

From the Wall Street Journal: Americans have flocked to colleges in unprecedented numbers in the last half-decade, fueled by a conviction that postsecondary education is the surest route to steady employment and higher salaries. Yet those who begin, but don’t … Continue reading

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Invitation Update! Career & Technical Education Symposium: 12/13/14 @ NYU Kimmel Center

We’re happy to report that our expert list is growing for the UA’s Career & Technical Education Symposium: Preparing Today’s Youth for the 21st Century Economy at New York University’s Kimmel Center on December 13th.  Recent additions include representatives from the … Continue reading

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Harlem Village Academy College “Lock-In”, Dec. 6

I wanted to share a great idea for an event and a request for assistance by Harlem Village Academy (HVA). They conduct an annual ‘lock-in’ event where students (with parents’ permission) attend an event on a Saturday at the school. … Continue reading

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College Application Week: Graduate NYC! Wants to Promote Your Activities

From Graduate NYC!: As mentioned in our October newsletter, Graduate NYC! is pleased to be partnering with the NYC DOE, Goddard Riverside’s Options Center and CACNY in College Application Week, a statewide effort to promote the importance of college planning … Continue reading

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The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges

From the New York Times: To measure top colleges’ efforts on economic diversity, The Upshot calculated a College Access Index, based on the share of freshmen in recent years who came from low-income families (measured by the share receiving a … Continue reading

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