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Tag: High School Students
Survey: 30% of High School Students Plan to Delay Their College Start Date
A new survey reveals that 30% of high school students are delaying their college start date while 13% plan to change their original chosen institution due to the coronavirus pandemic.
May 1, 2020
American University Launches Full Scholarship Program for D.C. Resident Students
American University (AU) set aside $3 million to create full scholarships for Washington D.C. based high school students. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 10 students were recipients of the AU District Scholars Award. The scholarship covers full tuition as well as room and board at AU for those students who need financial aid and have […]
December 18, 2019
West Virginia County to Offer Simultaneous High School and Associate Degree Program
High school students in a West Virginia county can now choose to start their college education a little earlier.In a partnership between BridgeValley Community and Technical College and Kanawha County School District, students would be given the opportunity to earn both a high school degree and associate degree simultaneously.
November 11, 2019
Museum Creates Youth Holocaust Education Program to Increase Awareness
In the United States, public awareness of the Holocaust has continued to decrease. According to a survey conducted by the Claims Conference in 2018, 22 percent of polled millennials nationwide said they had not heard of the Holocaust or weren’t sure if they heard of it. Additionally, 66 percent were unaware that Auschwitz was a […]
August 28, 2019
Report: Is Guaranteed Admissions Effective in Developing Diverse Class?
In a recent study published by the American Educational Research Association, researchers evaluated whether admissions certainty for Texas high school graduates has different effects on high- and low-income students.
December 10, 2018
Alma College to Join Detroit Promise Program
Alma College has announced it will partner with the Detroit Promise program, an initiative which provides full-tuition scholarships to qualified Detroit students graduating from any high school in the City of Detroit. This partnership marks the 19th four-year institution and 25th post-secondary partner to join the Detroit Promise. “Alma has a history of supporting students […]
September 18, 2018
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