Where do I go? Picking a college last minute.

May 20, 2010
If your student has not made their mind up about choosing a college, there are still 276+ colleges and universities that still have space available for qualified freshman and/or transfer students and nearly all have financial aid to offer, according to the results of the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s annual Space Availability Survey: […]

If your student has not made their mind up about choosing a college, there are still 276+ colleges and universities that still have space available for qualified freshman and/or transfer students and nearly all have financial aid to offer, according to the results of the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s annual Space Availability Survey: […]

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Harvard student dupes admission directors with faux transcripts

May 19, 2010
By J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) Founder of AZCollegePlanning.com College is serious big business and when a student gets caught putting his hand in a cookie jar that he shouldn’t, serious ramifications will result. The names of the guilty have not been changed, although the accused claims “not guilty”. The crime getting into Harvard with falsified records, […]

By J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) Founder of AZCollegePlanning.com College is serious big business and when a student gets caught putting his hand in a cookie jar that he shouldn’t, serious ramifications will result. The names of the guilty have not been changed, although the accused claims “not guilty”. The crime getting into Harvard with falsified records, […]

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To subsidized or unsubsidized that is the question

May 17, 2010
Down to the wire with choosing your options. Do I choose a subsidized student loan or an unsubsidized loan, or both? The difference between Subsidized and Unsubsidized is that the interest accrued on borrowed money must be paid back by someone, either the borrower or the federal government. • A bank, lending institution or credit […]

Down to the wire with choosing your options. Do I choose a subsidized student loan or an unsubsidized loan, or both? The difference between Subsidized and Unsubsidized is that the interest accrued on borrowed money must be paid back by someone, either the borrower or the federal government. • A bank, lending institution or credit […]

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Green careers pay green!

May 17, 2010
Do you want to save the planet and make a nice income too? 10 Green Jobs to Jump Start Your Green Career Green is the hot color for this year’s job market. With the Department of Labor promising $100 million in Energy Training Partnership Grants in 2010, green jobs are growing faster than the dandelions […]

Do you want to save the planet and make a nice income too? 10 Green Jobs to Jump Start Your Green Career Green is the hot color for this year’s job market. With the Department of Labor promising $100 million in Energy Training Partnership Grants in 2010, green jobs are growing faster than the dandelions […]

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Worstest Paying College Degrees

May 16, 2010
Half of knowing is knowing what you DON’T want to do. Previously I wrote an article about college graduates who graduated with excessive student loan debt. “Finding  yourself” in college is an expensive proposition. Every time a student changes majors, it pushes out the graduation timeline. An extra year or an extra two years in […]

Half of knowing is knowing what you DON’T want to do. Previously I wrote an article about college graduates who graduated with excessive student loan debt. “Finding  yourself” in college is an expensive proposition. Every time a student changes majors, it pushes out the graduation timeline. An extra year or an extra two years in […]

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Scholarship for aspiring film makers & future directors

May 12, 2010
Go on assignment to the Ecuadorian Amazon and have your video broadcast on Nat Geo Adventure! Applications Close August 1st, 2010 Kick start your documentary career by going on assignment into the Amazon with documentary producer Trent O'Donnell (who filmed our Positive Footprints series screened on Nat Geo Adventure Channel). You will take part in […]

Go on assignment to the Ecuadorian Amazon and have your video broadcast on Nat Geo Adventure! Applications Close August 1st, 2010 Kick start your documentary career by going on assignment into the Amazon with documentary producer Trent O’Donnell (who filmed our Positive Footprints series screened on Nat Geo Adventure Channel). You will take part in […]

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Double down deposit no-no May 1 deadline

April 27, 2010
Dictionary reference –verb dou•ble [duhb-uhl] de•pos•it [dih-poz-it] 1. To strike fear in the hearts of even the most seasoned college admissions officers. 2. Illegal action attempted by parents and/or student to secure two seats at different colleges April is the month that high school seniors have been waiting for to receive the news they have been […]

Dictionary reference –verb dou•ble [duhb-uhl] de•pos•it [dih-poz-it] 1. To strike fear in the hearts of even the most seasoned college admissions officers. 2. Illegal action attempted by parents and/or student to secure two seats at different colleges April is the month that high school seniors have been waiting for to receive the news they have been […]

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Roth Conversions Could Affect College Financial Aid

April 26, 2010
Are you thinking about converting your 401k IRA to a Roth IRA. Roth IRA rules could surprise you. The Roth IRA contribution limits 2010 could severely affect your financial aid package. Here is an article: Financial advisors are finding that clients anxious to take advantage of loosened rules on Roth IRAs aren't anticipating a possible […]

Are you thinking about converting your 401k IRA to a Roth IRA. Roth IRA rules could surprise you. The Roth IRA contribution limits 2010 could severely affect your financial aid package. Here is an article: Financial advisors are finding that clients anxious to take advantage of loosened rules on Roth IRAs aren’t anticipating a possible […]

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Obama Signs Historic Health Care & Education Legislation

April 26, 2010
President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which delivered a significant down payment on the President’s ambitious agenda to make higher education more affordable and help more Americans earn a college degree. This legislation strengthens the Pell Grant program, invests in community colleges, extends support for Historically Black Colleges and […]

President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which delivered a significant down payment on the President’s ambitious agenda to make higher education more affordable and help more Americans earn a college degree. This legislation strengthens the Pell Grant program, invests in community colleges, extends support for Historically Black Colleges and […]

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What the heck does SAT stand for?

April 22, 2010
What does SAT mean, what does SAT stand for, what does SAT test stand for? At one point in history SAT used to stand for scholastic aptitude test which was created by CollegeBoard.com. It was believed that because this was an aptitude exam, you could not study to get a better score. Either you had […]

What does SAT mean, what does SAT stand for, what does SAT test stand for? At one point in history SAT used to stand for scholastic aptitude test which was created by CollegeBoard.com. It was believed that because this was an aptitude exam, you could not study to get a better score. Either you had […]

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