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Category Archives: Workshops and Preparation

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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How to Reach Latino and Migrant Families

2013 National GEAR UP Conference I am grateful to all of the participants who thought it important enough to engage in the conversation regarding strategies to more effectively reach, encourage, and assist Latino and Migrant families in conceptualizing their college-bound … Continue reading

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Show Me The Money

Over the past several weeks, I have been presenting information from my newest book Show Me The Money: Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Making the Right College Choice. Based on audiences responses, all indications are that the new book will greatly … Continue reading

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Ferguson-Florrisant School District and SCABSE Presentations

During the past week, I had opportunities to speak to political and community leaders, school district personnel, and parents in the Ferguson-Florrisant School District. I am appreciative of the hospitality extended by Superintendent, Dr. Art McCoy, II, his staff, and … Continue reading

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Presentation Download

The following links are to the presentations delivered recently at the Texas State-wide Parent Involvement Conference. I thoroughly appreciated the opportunity to speak to parents, educators, and community volunteers regarding the college and scholarship opportunities for Texas students. Click here … Continue reading

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Presentation Downloads

Presentation slides from recent presentations are available for download for approximately 7 days following the presentation. Click here to download 2012 Georgia State NAACP Conference

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Turner Chapel AME College Fair: October 27, 2012

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Choosing the Right Summer Programs

The college-planning workshop, “Choosing the Right Summer Programs” hosted by the Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry is taken from the book, “A High School Plan for Students with College-Bound Dreams”: “Your experiences, such as where you have traveled, the … Continue reading

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Scholarship Step Show and College Resource Fair

The Athens Alumni National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc., and Project Safe, Inc., have partnered to address the impact of domestic violence on children. AANPHC will host its 9th Youth Scholarship Step Show and College Recruitment and Resource Fair on Saturday, March … Continue reading

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FAFSA, Scholarship, and Financial Aid

Teamwork is Key On Sunday, January 29, 2012 I presented a FAFSA, Scholarships, and Financial Aid workshop at Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia. Joining me in the presentation was Tyrone Smith of Pathway Educational Service. Due to the … Continue reading

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