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As an educational consultant and college planner, I’m always on, as the world continues to change the university admissions surprised. If this is not something to do with the SAT and ACT, college applications, it may, financial aid and scholarships, or a new policy on his early decision. If all this to confuse me, I can only imagine what they are for families who are at the beginning of the planning process of the college to do. A few observations come to mind:
1). Early action and early decision – Schools in the United States saw an average increase of 14% in applications in the spring of 2010. These include not only highly competitive colleges, but also others. The average rate of adoption in the beginning was twice as high as the decision regularly almost every school. Although I’m not a big believer in the premature, it is clear that if the students absolutely sure that a particular school is right for them, are early decision will probably be the best chance for acceptance at the university. You must understand, however, that the ruling is a binding agreement. Early action is not. Read the rest of this entry »
The message of the Council of Ministers of Education of the College Pays recent report in 2010 is clear: more money in higher education benefits both individuals and society as a whole. Studies show that graduates have such a person with only a high school diploma rather unlike a job, more income each year and make healthier lifestyle choices are cheaper and more social. Whether earned in a school or college in line on the floor, the benefits of a college degree are numerous.
A student of education was found to have a direct impact on wages. On average a person makes with a bachelor’s degree more than twice the annual income of a person who has just graduated from high school. Also affects the educational level of unemployment .. The unemployment rate among persons, which is to keep the high school diploma or less is much higher than those of university graduates.
Invest in higher education has also been shown to help states and municipalities. Universities to generate revenue, and save communities with a higher proportion of graduates of money on government programs, by the social worker and the public due to a reduced need for such assistance funded. Read the rest of this entry »
The bad news about college is that it costs more than ever to visit. The College Board estimates the average four-year public school costs almost $ 5,000 a year to go to college and two years, the public is almost $ 2000. Not to mention the rising price of textbooks or other class fees. The good news is that there are more than 105 billion dollars in education funding. Some of these funds is … in the form of grants to university.
Although there many options to consider financing your college education, this article will discuss specifically grants for college.
The most common form of grants, Federal Pell Grant. The amount depends on your financial need and is for academic studies only. Pell Grants can be awarded part-time students. The maximum Pell Grant is $ 3,000 per year, and it can be combined with other scholarships or financial aid. Read the rest of this entry »