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Archive for April, 2015

Wait Lists…a “Tease” for Seniors
April 14th, 2015

Seniors can play along with the “tease” college, but realize that is all it is.

ACCEPT a spot at a college or university that accepted you. Order a t-shirt and wear it to school. Get comfortable with the college that accepted you. Be proud and excited! They think you will be a positive addition to their campus…not a maybe positive.

As for the “tease” college…each college or university has its own Wait List policies. With the University of California campuses shrinking freshman and transfer spacess, more qualified students are being placed on wait lists (rejected or offered admission to Univ. of California Merced). The attached a UC FAQ’s on the Wait List provides you with the IMPORTANT QUESTIONS to ask any college or university you were wait-listed at. NOTE….financial aid should be a major concern for those admitted from wait list.

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Stanford Lays Down the Challenge! Free Tuition
April 2nd, 2015

If you parents make less than $125,000 your tuition at Stanford will be ZERO. That is clear educational opportunity…no promised percentages and outreach programs.

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


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