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Category Archives: Academic Planning

College Greenlight

We are a Community-Based Organization Partner with College Greenlight. Our students in Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington use their College Greenlight Profile to connect with colleges and scholarship providers.

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Student Profile: Mikayla H., Class of 2015

    Mikayla H. Lake City High School Lake City, SC Stats: GPA: 4.63 Class Rank: 2/143 ACT: 25 Activities: President: Beta Club President: LCHS Book Club Drum Major: Marching Band National Honor Society Accepted: Claflin University Honors College Clemson … Continue reading

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Starting a College Planning Book Club

Activity: Starting a College Planning Book Club Through our work with schools and school districts throughout the United States and in Bermuda we are providing important college admissions and financial aid guidance to thousands of students and parents. However, there … Continue reading

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Kenessaw State Summer Camps

  The Summer University experience is an engaging combination of learning and enjoyment. Each summer, our courses are designed to give students an opportunity to explore their creativity, challenge their minds and build new friendships. From rising 1st graders to … Continue reading

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Disney Dreamers Academy

The Disney Dreamers Academy is a 4-day, power-packed event in which 100 select high school students, ages 13-19, are inspired, motivated and prepared to dream big. Disney Dreamers experience: Inspirational guest speakers with immersive presentations Career activities ranging from animation, … Continue reading

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Why Should Faith and Community Organizations Get Involved?

In my recent post, “The Role of Faith- and Community-based Organizations in Expanding College Access” I provided important insight as to why high school counselors simply do not have the time to provide the necessary, and critically important, college admissions … Continue reading

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The Role of Faith- and Community-based Organizations in Expanding College Access

The photograph pictures a group of parents attending a Saturday morning workshop at a local Cobb County school, being presented by Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry Leader, Mychal Wynn. The 4-hour workshop is focused on increasing k-12 student academic … Continue reading

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Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)

  Accounting Career Awareness Program The primary objective of Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) is to increase the understanding of accounting and business career opportunities among high school students from underrepresented ethnic groups. ACAP began in 1980 when NABA recognized the … Continue reading

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Michigan Health Sciences Pre-College Academy

  Attention: 10th and 11th graders. The Michigan Health Sciences Pre-College Exposure Academy (MHSPEA) is a two-week entry-level residential academic enrichment program sponsored by the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) Office for Health Equity & Inclusion (OHEI). The MHSPEA … Continue reading

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Your Degree Matters

The research study, “Higher Education Pays: The Initial Earnings of Graduates of Texas Public Colleges and Universities” (CollegeMeasures.org 2013) provides important considerations for parents and students formulating their postsecondary plans. Although the report focuses on data from the state of … Continue reading

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