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Bates College Hosts Open House Weekend in November

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Prologue to Bates College 2014 is an open house program for first-generation-to-college students and/or students from diverse backgrounds. Bates is a 4 year liberal arts college in Maine with only 1791 students. Spend three days on them and enjoy a slice of what Bates College has to offer. During the overnight program, designed by the Bates Office…

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Trinity College Hosts Preview Weekend 11/9 – 10

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Each year Trinity College sponsors Preview Weekend, an overnight event that provides an opportunity for high school seniors to explore both the academic and social aspects of the Trinity community— with a focus on the experiences of students of color. Financial assistance for transportation, housing, and meals is available for students who are admitted to the…

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Ron Brown Scholar Program Awards $40k Scholarships to African American Students

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The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not…

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CAC Education Foundation Awards Scholarships to HS Seniors

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The CAC (California Association of Collectors) Educational Foundation scholarship requires a simple one-page application and an essay on “The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years.” The scholarship is available to any California high school senior for their use at any accredited college, university, or trade school. First place winner…

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Burger King Scholars Program

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Many companies offer scholarships, if your high schooler has a part-time job, definitely have them check into it. Burger King Scholars is open to all high school students. Created in memory of BURGER KING co-founder James W. McLamore, the BURGER KING Scholars program has awarded more than $20 million in scholarships to high school students,…

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VFW Sponsors $5,000 Essay Competition

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Conducted nationwide, Patriot’s Pen, a VFW sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy.  The top 46 national winners all receive at least $500. The first-place national award is currently $5,000, plus an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the winner and a parent or guardian. To…

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FREE All About the SSAT -Webinar for Families

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If your student is applying to a private middle or high school, you may want to check out this free webinar on taking the SSAT. Note: some schools offer the option of taking the ISEE or the SSAT. It will be held on Tuesday, September 23: All About the Middle Level & Upper Level SSAT…

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Top Ten List Scholarship Application 2014

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This is a fun scholarship opportunity sponsored by Scholarships Experts for students 13 and over. Here’s information on the The Top Ten List Scholarship from their site. inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, we created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique…

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Highly Gifted Magnet Tour Dates at North Hollywood High Announced

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The Highly Gifted Magnet at North Hollywood High School is excited to announce the dates for their Prospective Student Tours.  They will hold three tours between October 10th and October 27th.  The deadline to apply for all magnet schools is November 15th. Gifted/High ability Magnets serve students who demonstrate ability to work two years above grade level…

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Interested Boarding Schools? Find out more at Ten Schools Info Meeting

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If you’d like to know more about Phillips, Choate or Exeter, check out the Ten Schools Admission Organization (TSAO). TSAO is a group of distinguished college preparatory schools that often collaborates in outreach and approaches in admission. They will be in Santa Monica on October 5, 2015. You’ll learn about financial aid options and will…

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