Will Obama’s bill save the financial aid system

July 29, 2009
Obama bill makes financial aid application simpler for college applicants by Nneka Enurah, July 29, 2009 (J.D.'s comments in red) The Obama administration has requested billions of dollars in new scholarships and credit along with a less complicated financial aid application which looks to make a college education more accessible for students. Experts say 16 […]

Obama bill makes financial aid application simpler for college applicants by Nneka Enurah, July 29, 2009 (J.D.’s comments in red) The Obama administration has requested billions of dollars in new scholarships and credit along with a less complicated financial aid application which looks to make a college education more accessible for students. Experts say 16 […]

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Kids college or build retirement: Have cake & eat it too!

July 8, 2009
Is Paying for Your Kid’s Education Still a Top Priority? In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to rank one financial priority over another. But now, more than ever, Americans are faced with many tough financial trade-offs. Paying off debt or saving for retirement? Raiding the 401(k) to pay the bills or putting them on […]

Is Paying for Your Kid’s Education Still a Top Priority? In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to rank one financial priority over another. But now, more than ever, Americans are faced with many tough financial trade-offs. Paying off debt or saving for retirement? Raiding the 401(k) to pay the bills or putting them on […]

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Student Athlete, who, what, how, when

June 26, 2009
Coming very soon Is available now! the new book by J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) entitled: The New Student Athlete Handbook. Within it’s pages the secrets of top recruiting coaches are revealed on- How to get a sport scholarship, financial aid, be noticed by college coaches and get recruited to play on a college team. You need the […]

Coming very soon Is available now! the new book by J.D. Wyczalek (why-zall-ick) entitled: The New Student Athlete Handbook. Within it’s pages the secrets of top recruiting coaches are revealed on- How to get a sport scholarship, financial aid, be noticed by college coaches and get recruited to play on a college team. You need the […]

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How to get a $2,500 tuition rebate

June 24, 2009
It sounds too good to be true, but if you meet income qualifications (and are careful with any 529 savings accounts), Uncle Sam is prepared to help cover college bills. After all we have been paying billions into the tax pool bucket isn't it time to get a piece of that pie back? Millions of […]

It sounds too good to be true, but if you meet income qualifications (and are careful with any 529 savings accounts), Uncle Sam is prepared to help cover college bills. After all we have been paying billions into the tax pool bucket isn’t it time to get a piece of that pie back? Millions of […]

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Honk toot beep! I’m tooting my own horn!

June 17, 2009
Private admissions advisers gaining favor By LESLIE BRODY 5-29-09 http://www.montereyherald.com/living/ci_12476014?nclick_check=1 The number of private admission counselors has grown in recent years - especially in hyper-anxious, high-achieving communities - and colleges are more open to talking with them about the students they represent, say counselors and college admission officers. Danielle Toglia, an admissions director at George […]

Private admissions advisers gaining favor By LESLIE BRODY 5-29-09 http://www.montereyherald.com/living/ci_12476014?nclick_check=1 The number of private admission counselors has grown in recent years – especially in hyper-anxious, high-achieving communities – and colleges are more open to talking with them about the students they represent, say counselors and college admission officers. Danielle Toglia, an admissions director at George […]

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The Tylenol scholarship program

June 16, 2009
The Tylenol scholarship program helps students who are pursuing careers in the healthcare, life sciences, or related fields, manage the rising costs of education. The program will award $250,000 in scholarships based on leadership qualities and academic performance, including ten $10,000 and thirty $5,000 grants. Qualifications:  1)Must be a resident of the 50 United States, […]

The Tylenol scholarship program helps students who are pursuing careers in the healthcare, life sciences, or related fields, manage the rising costs of education. The program will award $250,000 in scholarships based on leadership qualities and academic performance, including ten $10,000 and thirty $5,000 grants. Qualifications:  1)Must be a resident of the 50 United States, […]

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Your in, your out. Sorry our college ran out of money…

June 10, 2009
College in Need Closes a Door to Needy Students By JONATHAN D. GLATER June 10, 2009 PORTLAND, Ore. — The admissions team at Reed College, known for its free-spirited students, learned in March that the prospective freshman class it had so carefully composed after weeks of reviewing essays, scores and recommendations was unworkable. Money was […]

College in Need Closes a Door to Needy Students By JONATHAN D. GLATER June 10, 2009 PORTLAND, Ore. — The admissions team at Reed College, known for its free-spirited students, learned in March that the prospective freshman class it had so carefully composed after weeks of reviewing essays, scores and recommendations was unworkable. Money was […]

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Graduation rates may be tied to state and federal funding

June 9, 2009
This means that colleges that have higher graduation rates would have more money to hand out. States consider basing college funding on graduation rates States fund public colleges primarily based on how many students are enrolled. But a number of legislatures are considering policies that would link funding to whether students graduate. Lawmakers in Ohio […]

This means that colleges that have higher graduation rates would have more money to hand out. States consider basing college funding on graduation rates States fund public colleges primarily based on how many students are enrolled. But a number of legislatures are considering policies that would link funding to whether students graduate. Lawmakers in Ohio […]

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What is your student thinking?

June 5, 2009
THE question every future college student must ask is... (give it a second or two for the embeded video to load) Get more great tips LIVE and in-person at a Free No-Holds-Barred, Take No Prisoners Guide to Everything College workshop. Click the Free workshop RSVP button on the right side of this page. *boys and girls please […]

THE question every future college student must ask is… (give it a second or two for the embeded video to load) Get more great tips LIVE and in-person at a Free No-Holds-Barred, Take No Prisoners Guide to Everything College workshop. Click the Free workshop RSVP button on the right side of this page. *boys and girls please […]

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College offers more aid second time around

May 25, 2009
When Sean Galligan, a senior at Weymouth High School, received his financial aid package from Worcester Polytechnic Institute this spring, he knew right away that he had to apply for more money. Galligan's college savings took a hit when the stock market plunged, and so instead of having a good portion of tuition costs set […]

When Sean Galligan, a senior at Weymouth High School, received his financial aid package from Worcester Polytechnic Institute this spring, he knew right away that he had to apply for more money. Galligan’s college savings took a hit when the stock market plunged, and so instead of having a good portion of tuition costs set […]

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