During The Last Recession College Became More Expensive For Families Despite The Increase Of The Pell Grant. States That Experienced The Recession More Severely Realized The Highest Growth In Costs For College; Sometimes More Than Double. Endowments Shrink And Colleges Often Give Less Grant Aid Than They Do Prior To A Recession According To NBER.…Read More
Starting June 23 — the first day of the summer term — the College will transition to a no-loan financial aid policy for undergraduates, College President Phil Hanlon announced in a reunion address. Hanlon said that the shift was prompted by over $120 million in scholarship donations to the endowment through The Call to Lead…Read More
Take your time. For most people, it’s not possible to write a stellar essay ten minutes before the application deadline. We recommend giving yourself a few hours to write the first draft of your scholarship essay. Ask a friend to read it over or just take some time away, then take another hour to proofread…Read More
Achievement Losses Will Become Permanent If Parents And Community Leaders Rely On Funds From The Rescue Plan To Solve The Gap.
Anew report on pandemic learning loss found that high-poverty schools both spent more weeks in remote instruction during 2020-21 and suffered large losses in achievement when they did so. Districts that remained largely in-person, however, lost relatively little ground. Experts predict the results will foreshadow a widening in measures of the nation’s racial and economic…Read More
The SAT OR ACT standardized test score used to make or break college applications for high school seniors. But the pandemic turned that all on its head as nearly 80 percent of four-year colleges and universities went test-optional. Many schools are now evaluating whether that policy should become permanent. Hari Sreenivasan reports from Atlanta for…Read More
A star student found herself with a pile of rejection letters from top schools during the most competitive college-applications year on recordKaitlyn Younger has been an academic standout since she started studying algebra in third grade.She took her first advanced-placement course as a freshman, scored 1550 on her SATs as a junior at McKinney High…Read More
A Substantial Increase In The Pell Grant Could Happen. But The Best Part Of This Proposal: Providing Competitive Grants To States & Colleges That Show EVIDENCE-BASED REFORMS That IMPROVE STUDENT OUTCOMES. When Government Provides More Assistance To Help Families Fund The Rising Cost Of College, It Has Been Shown That Colleges Continue To Increase Tuition…Read More
Sharing 2 of the 10 College Opportunities Beyond The Classroom That Benefit Your Student. Credit College Admissions 101 -Robert Franek1. ProjectsProjects are extended problem-solving activities that students can complete solo or in collaboration with a group, like composing a piece of music, writing a business plan, or designing a prototype. Real campus example: At Arizona…Read More
Appealing Financial Aid Is Smart. A Few Tips To Make It Effective:1. Write A Letter And Schedule A 1-on-1 Meeting With Their Financial Aid Office.2. Explain In Percentages How Much Your Income Reduced From 2020 to 2021. For Example, “We Experienced A 34% Reduction.” 3. Be Realistic With The Amount You Need To Secure. A…Read More
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