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Archive for May, 2016

Tuition Discounts: Did You Ask?
May 21st, 2016

All the mainstream press is about the admissions and costs at the Ivy Leagues, but what about the other 98% of students who attend private school? Sounds like there is a real “cat fight” to get your son or daughter and they are offering deep tuition discounts (grants, not loans)…check out this article by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

One aside…this reminds me of flying on an airplane and looking either way on the aisle and realizing I may be the only one who paid full fare, extra for my bag and I don’t have a drink coupon…

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/private-colleges-discount/111334

Employers Value Real-World Accomplishments
May 6th, 2016

Active learners. Students who test themselves outside of the classroom are more likely to be hired in what is now called a globalized market.

http://www.educationdive.com/news/employers-placing-lower-value-on-grades-extracurriculars/418779/

Perhaps most important for the entire family, the Head Start College program paces students to complete their applications by Thanksgiving.

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