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Monthly Archives: October 2011

College Discussion Panel

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Law Day Video Contest

This annual contest, sponsored by American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division provides a wonderful opportunity to learn about the legal system, get creative, and win an educational trip to Washington, DC. The 2012 theme is “No Courts, No Justice, No … Continue reading

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Wake Forest and Syracuse Scholarships

Wake Forest University School of Business Scholarships Wake Forest University School of Business offers several scholarships, including evening MBA scholarships. Visit the website for more information… Syracuse University Syracuse University offers a broad range of scholarships to the university at … Continue reading

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Opportunities for High School Dropouts

The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) supports the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by providing scholarships, training, and workforce transition assistance to graduates of the ChalleNGe Program. The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program provides … Continue reading

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Learning-challenged Students’ College Opportunities

For parents of students currently diagnosed with a learning-disability or who are currently enrolled in elementary, middle, or high school special education classes, please reading the October 18, 2011 USA Today article, “Learning-disabled students get a firmer grip on college” by … Continue reading

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The Importance of Parent Involvement

Watch the video “The Importance of Parent Involvement.”  

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The 411 of Academic Planning: Part III

Watch the video “The 411 of Academic Planning – Part III.”  

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The 411 of Academic Planning: Part II

Watch the video “The 411 of Academic Planning – Part II.”  

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The 411 of Academic Planning: Part I

Watch the video “The 411 of Academic Planning – Part I.”  

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SAT – ACT Score Comparison Chart

The above illustration is provided by the ACT to assist students in computing the approximate equivalent scores between the ACT and SAT exams.

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