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NEWSLETTER – Edition 99

THE FINISH LINE ... getting those college applications done! Technically, we're there. We are at the point of finishing touches. We are moments away from submitting the final college applications.  Or at least, we should be. Most college applications are due within the first couple of days in January. This week, high school guidance counselors… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 99

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 98

THE POWER OF GRATITUDE My favorite people over at Character Lab had blog on gratitude last week. One line that sticks me with is this: When you feel grateful, you not only go above and beyond to help the person to whom you’re grateful, but you also pay it forward. David DeSteno Thanksgiving is the perfect season to… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 98

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 97

ROTC: an attractive funding option for college Last week we celebrated Veterans Day, honoring all who have served in the United States military. The day of recognition also provides the opportunity to remind students of an incredibly attractive path to college: ROTC. The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is an officer training program for college… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 97

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 96

Dia Daoibh from Ireland Greetings from Cork, Ireland! My travel abroad continues this week as I explore the university and study abroad options available in Ireland. And as I prepped for this adventure, I discovered that Ireland has a direct connection to the state of Oklahoma: "The Choctaw Nation and the people of Ireland have… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 96

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 95

BONJOUR DE PARIS Yes! Hello from Paris! I am traveling abroad this week, exploring the university and study abroad options available in Europe. And just why should you consider studying abroad during college? Consider these ten great reasons*:  1 – Expand your worldview. 2 – Enhance your career opportunities and grow your network. 3 – Learn another… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 95

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 94

REVISITING THE NET PRICE CALCULATOR Have you completed the FAFSA? If so, you now know your EFC (estimated family contribution) and it's probably a good time to revisit the Net Price Calculator for the colleges on your list. Net price is a college’s sticker price for tuition and fees minus the grants, scholarships, and education… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 94

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 93

WHAT DAY WILL YOU APPLY? Seniors are making some big decisions in the next couple of weeks. Most are weighing whether they will apply through Early Action or Regular Decision to the colleges of their choice. Some are even contemplating Early Decision. November 1st is the magic day for most schools - although Clemson, Georgia,… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 93

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 92

RAISE YOUR HAND If You Have Fall Break This Week Yes, I know that many of you have Fall Break this week. 🙂 The real question is: Do you have any plans to visit a college campus? Whether you’re taking a trip with friends to Colorado, visiting family in Florida, or staying home, Fall Break… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 92

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 91

OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Oklahoma City Community Foundation (OCCF) is the hub for almost 180 scholarships awarded within the state of Oklahoma. Last year, OCCF awarded $3.3 million to 800 students from across the state. The scholarship portal opened on October 1st. And the individual scholarship deadlines vary, so plan to start the process soon!… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 91

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 90

IT'S TIME FOR THE FAFSA FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It’s the ONLY way to apply for federal student aid. Plus, it can impact the financial aid you receive from state governments and most colleges & universities. And don’t forget: It’s FREE to apply. The 2023-2024 FAFSA is the one that… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 90