Smart Q & A: How Do I Get My App Fee Waived?
Dec30

Smart Q & A: How Do I Get My App Fee Waived?

QUESTION: How do I get my app fee waived?¬† ANSWER: Ask! Colleges typically have a fee-waiver policy. Search the college’s web site or contact the admissions office for details regarding qualification. ¬†Since application fees range from $25-$75 per school, the cost to apply can add up especially if you’re applying to more than one college. It does not hurt to ask about a fee-waiver and having the application fee waived will...

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Tonight on CampusChat: First Generation College Students Challenges & Myths
Mar21

Tonight on CampusChat: First Generation College Students Challenges & Myths

Colleges and universities throughout the country have innovative programs and mentoring to assist and support first generation students, as well as low income students.  And while these two groups often overlap, their needs and challenges are often different.  Shonda Goward from George Washington University invites guidance counselors and college admissions personnel to discuss the different ways campuses are addressing...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat: Changing Higher Ed
Mar16

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat: Changing Higher Ed

We tossed out the question: "How would you change higher ed" as the open mic topic for #CampusChat on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, and were blown away by the fervor and ideas participants shared.  Below are just a few of the Takeaway Tweets. Keep the conversation going — read the complete #CampusChat transcript and follow and follow up with the participants.  Next week, join us at 9PM ET on #CampusChat when...

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