Pay for College, Resources

Spotlight on Ladder Up

0 Comments 17 March 2017

Ladder Up is a community-based organization that provides people with resources and opportunities to move up the economic ladder. This organization provides participants with free programs to help students obtain financial aid to make their college dreams a reality. This program is based in Chicago and visits local high schools — mainly Chicago public schools […]

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Money, Scholarships

Scholarships for African-American Students

0 Comments 16 March 2017

Scholarships don’t just celebrate good grades. They also can celebrate a person’s ethnicity and heritage. Take a look at this list of scholarship for African-American students. The Gread “Lefty” McKinnis Memorial Foundation Scholarship – This award is for African-American men from the Chicagoland area. Applicants must be college-bound high school seniors. Scholarships will be awarded […]

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Pay for College, Resources

How to Negotiate for More Financial Aid

0 Comments 15 March 2017

If you are not happy with the financial aid package you’ve been offered, you do not have to settle for it. You have the option to appeal for more financial aid. The first thing you need to do is come up with a plan. Study your college’s financial aid appeals process to know how to […]

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Dual Enrollment Programs

0 Comments 14 March 2017

Dual enrollment programs have a positive impact on high school students. These programs, which are free, allow participants to take college courses and earn credit while they are in high school. According to a study from What Works Clearing house, dual enrollment programs are also believed to have a positive effect on high school students […]

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Admissions, Choosing A School

Colleges for Students with Average GPAs

0 Comments 14 March 2017

A 4.0 GPA is not a requirement to get into college. Take a look at this list of colleges that will accept students with GPAs that range from 3.2 to 3.6.   Simpson University Redding, Calif. Average GPA – 3.51 Simpson University is a Christian institution with a commitment to world service that offers more […]

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