Great resource for parents! Check out this article, written for the Chicago Tribune, to help parents who have high school children under pressure.
November is Scholarship Month!
Scholarships provide you with free money for college that does not have to be paid back. According to “How America Pays for College 2016,” almost a third of college costs (34%) were covered by scholarships and grants in 2015/2016.
Still wondering if searching for scholarships is worth your time? Check out why you shouldn’t let this valuable source of free money for college get away.
Free Scholarship Webinar
MI Student Aid, within the Michigan Department of Treasury, and Sallie Mae will host a free webinar, “Scholarships for College.” You know you want a scholarship. The challenge is how to find them, how to apply for them, and how to increase your chances of being awarded as many as you can. That’s where Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae® can help. It’s the fast, easy, and FREE way to search for more than 5 million college scholarships worth up to $24 billion that can help you pay for your college education.
The webinar will be held Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m. EST and will feature valuable information on searching and applying for scholarships along with a demo of Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae®.
College Admissions Answers in One Place!
If you're asking yourself, "What can I do to prepare for the SATs? What can I do to make my applications stand out? And how in the world am I going to pay for college tuition?"
Students can get their questions answered at All Access Day, a virtual college fair dedicated to helping them prepare for college. They can join us to:
Enter the CollegeWeekLive scholarship
When your student visits five college profile pages on November 3rd they'll be automatically entered in a drawing to win a $1,000 scholarship. We encourage them to browse the millions of dollars in scholarships that colleges and universities are offering.