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Defining Moments: Answering College Greenlight Scholars Application Essay #1

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By Carol Barash, CEO and Founder, Story2   Tell us a story about yourself that is key to understanding who you are today and reveals aspects of who you want to become in college and life. This could be a moment when you changed, grew or made a difference or an everyday moment that reveals […]

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Bowdoin Waives Application Fee for First-Gen Students

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As an institution already committed to meeting 100% of a student’s demonstrated financial need without student loans, Bowdoin College has gone one step further to remove barriers to college for first-gen and low-income students.  As of earlier this month, Bowdoin has eliminated its application fee for students who apply for financial aid and for applicants who seek to […]

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Greenlight Scholars: Improving the College Application Process for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

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This application season students will have a new option when applying to colleges: the Greenlight Scholars application.  Developed with the help of colleges and CBOs around the country, the application seeks to remove some of the biggest barriers that keep students from applying and getting accepted to right match and fit colleges. How is Greenlight […]

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The Nation’s Top Colleges & Universities are Recruiting High-Achieving Low-Income Students on College Greenlight

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Did you know that nearly 160 top colleges and universities partner with College Greenlight to recruit and enroll high-achieving, first-generation, and traditionally underrepresented students? Greenlight’s partner colleges include more than half of the top 100 colleges in the country, as measured by the most popular college ranking lists. Participating college includes private institutions like Princeton, […]

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1 Comment 22 September 2016

Can you feel that crisp, autumn air? We can’t believe how fast summer went, but we’re looking forward to it cooling down as we get out our scarves and sweaters.  While you are watching the leaves change and baking your pumpkin pies, why not take a look at a few of these scholarships with deadlines […]

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