The college tour is the time to ask important questions – for you and for your child. Whether you’re footing the bill, or your student is taking out loans, it’s a costly venture. Don’t be shy about getting as much information as possible.
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As your children begin high school, it's definitely the time to get serious about planning college visits. In this three part series, we’ll provide some guidelines and tips to make the most of your student’s college visits.
There are many words I would prefer my children not use (even though they’ve heard a few of them at home!). However, there are three words I hope I never hear them say - "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda!" (Okay, technically those aren’t words, but I’m sure you get my meaning.)
Look at any college admissions application and once you get past the demographics, the next top sections comprise grades, standardized test scores and activities.
Volunteerism is not only great for the community, but it can also benefit young volunteers by creating opportunities for scholarships. Several programs exist to reward students for their service to the community and help them finance their higher education.
NobleHour awarded three scholarships to students at Guilford County Schools’ annual “Cool to Serve” event. Hundreds of graduates attended the event, which celebrated the class of 2013’s service-learning accomplishments.