12 Steps for a Great College Admission Essay

The college admission essay can play a big role in the college admission process, especially if you are applying to selective institutions. When many impressive students are applying and only a small number of spots are available, the essay can be the thing that helps the student stand out. The essay can also encourage the [...]

12 Steps for a Great College Admission Essay 2017-09-18T11:58:27+00:00

Best Private Colleges for Low-Income Students

The 73 private colleges that satisfy the selection criteria enroll a total of 253,926 undergraduate students, including 48,876 Federal Pell Grant recipients (19%). The average net price is $8,716, ranging from $353 to $12,389. The average 6-year graduation rate for Federal Pell Grant recipients is 83%, ranging from 50% to 100%. Click on the link [...]

Best Private Colleges for Low-Income Students 2017-09-12T12:55:31+00:00

Best Public Colleges for Low-Income Students

The 123 public colleges that satisfy the selection criteria enroll a total of 2,015,267 total undergraduate students, including 603,852 Federal Pell Grant recipients (30%). The average net price is $8,984, ranging from $3,364 to $12,464. The 6-year graduation rate for Federal Pell Grant recipients is 63%, ranging from 50% to 88%. Click on the link [...]

Best Public Colleges for Low-Income Students 2017-09-12T12:51:41+00:00

The Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities Recruit High-Achieving Low-Income Students on College Greenlight

Did you know that more than 160 top colleges and universities partner with College Greenlight to recruit and enroll high-achieving, first-generation, and traditionally underrepresented students? College Greenlight’s partner colleges include more than half of the top 100 colleges in the country, as measured by the most popular college ranking lists. Participating college includes private institutions [...]

The Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities Recruit High-Achieving Low-Income Students on College Greenlight 2017-09-12T12:41:09+00:00

Be Mindful of your Online Activity!

Recently, 10 students had their acceptance to Harvard University rescinded due to what they did online! Be mindful of your online activity -- it could seriously impact your future! Here Are Some Tips Click Here for the Full Article

Be Mindful of your Online Activity! 2017-06-07T11:45:09+00:00

Scholarship Searching

With the summer upon us, now is a perfect time to begin the scholarship searching quest! Scholarships of all amounts can certainly come in handy - no amount is to little! This link will take you to an article discussing the 10 best sites for searching for scholarship cash. Check it out! http://www.hercampus.com/career/money/10-best-sites-look-scholarships In addition, here [...]

Scholarship Searching 2017-06-07T11:48:37+00:00

Test Prep Over the Summer

Giving up much of your summer to study for the ACT is not what most people want to do, but if you are serious about getting into the college you want, you need to make a conscious decision to buckle down and study. Don’t know where to start? Here are some tips to get you [...]

Test Prep Over the Summer 2017-06-07T11:49:11+00:00

Helping Your Child with the College Admission Process

When it comes to helping your child with college admissions, there is a fine line between supporting and taking over. Of course, parents want their son or daughter to do their best during this demanding process, but this is their very first step towards adulthood. Therefore, you should play a supporting role while your child [...]

Helping Your Child with the College Admission Process 2017-05-30T09:17:52+00:00

Sophomores- University of Penn Summer Mentorship Program

Sophomores- You are eligible to apply for the University of Pennsylvania’s Summer Mentorship Program! This is a FREE 4-week program in the summer that allows incoming 11th grade students to explore campus and learn about colleges and careers. The fields offered are: dental medicin, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing. Go to http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/eap/smp for more information.

Sophomores- University of Penn Summer Mentorship Program 2017-02-24T09:53:54+00:00

Student Athletes- NCAA Eligibility Workshop

Are you an athlete interested in playing in college? There is a free information session at Lincoln H.S. on March 6 from 6-8pm for you. You will learn more about NCAA requirements and how to talk to coaches. For more information, contact Tiffany Murphy at 215-400-4190 or tmurphy@philasd.org.

Student Athletes- NCAA Eligibility Workshop 2017-02-24T09:52:15+00:00