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Tools for Evaluating the Value of College Abound

on May 7, 2013 in Alerts, Paying for College
Tools for Evaluating the Value of College Abound

Several new tools have been introduced to help families evaluate the benefit of particular colleges and universities. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently introduced the “College Reality Check“, allowing families to compare graduation rates, cost of attendance and debt levels at colleges throughout the U.S. More and more colleges are including  a “Net Price Calculator” […]

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Scholarship Video Contest at TheWashboard.org

on December 20, 2011 in New This Month, Paying for College

TheWashBoard.org is a free, web-based scholarship clearinghouse that matches Washington scholarship seekers with Washington scholarship providers. Over 80,000 scholarship seekers and 210 providers are registered. This is an excellent source of scholarship funds as more than $28 million is available in awards for next year. TheWashBoard.org Scholarship Video Contest is an exciting opportunity for students […]

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The Center for Student Success Mentor2College Application 2011-12

For juniors who are interested in getting a head start and begin receiving assistance on the college application process, the NELA Center for Student Success has posted an application for their Mentor2College program.  Students will be able to meet with advisers, attend interactive workshops sessions, visit colleges, and receive support from a mentor.  Students who […]

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Scholarships Still Available for this Fall

on April 29, 2011 in Alerts, New This Month, Paying for College

This scholarship update just arrived from TheWashboard.org DID YOU KNOW that only 1 out of 5 scholarships listed on theWashBoard.org require a 3.0 or higher GPA? There are still a number of scholarships available for the 2011-12 academic year.  The scholarships below have early May due dates: *    The Seattle Mariners Women’s Club A student […]

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