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Babineau, Kate – Cowen Institute, 2017
The Cowen Institute has a deep commitment to helping students in New Orleans access financial aid for college. They have previously monitored Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates in New Orleans and Atlanta, provided resources to help FAFSA completion, and currently convene collaboratives of college counselors and youth…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Best Practices, Guides, Nontraditional Students
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NJ1), 2008
This guide is designed to help college-bound student-athletes and their families understand the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules for progressing from being a high school athlete to a student-athlete in college. Students are encouraged to work closely with high school counselors, recruiters and college admissions officers to…
Descriptors: Pupil Personnel Services, College Athletics, Eligibility, Athletes
ACT, Inc., 2007
The materials in this College Planning Guide support a 40-50 minute general college planning presentation. It is most effective when delivered to high school juniors (and their parents) in the spring. It can also be used in the fall with seniors or with sophomores and their parents who desire an overview of the college planning process. The…
Descriptors: Planning, Guidelines, High School Students, College Attendance
Beckman, James A. – Greenwood Press, 2006
Designed for students, parents, and counselors, this timely work addresses the present state of affirmative action in higher education after the landmark decisions of "Gratz v. Bollinger" and "Grutter v. Bollinger." Informative chapters provide an overall understanding of the history of affirmative action in higher education in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Black Colleges, Affirmative Action
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This directory lists more than 1,000 merit and other no-need funding and scholarship programs open to high school students and recent graduates for their undergraduate education in the United States. The programs are classified according to course of study in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, or any subject area. Programs reward…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Financial Support, High Schools, Higher Education
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This directory lists over 1,200 merit and other no-need funding and scholarship programs open to students in college and students returning to college for their higher education in the United States. The programs are classified according to course of study in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, or any subject area. Programs reward…
Descriptors: College Students, Financial Support, Higher Education, Merit Scholarships
Stern, Virginia; DuBois, Phyllis – 1994
This career planning guide is intended for college students with disabilities who desire careers in science, mathematics, or engineering. The booklet reflects the experiences and advice of 286 individuals with disabilities who are in these careers or preparing for them. The first section focuses on the personal autonomy available in the college…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Career Choice, Career Planning, College Students
Greene, Howard; Minton, Robert – 1987
A 12-step plan for investigating colleges and making college choices is presented for college applicants. In addition to information on selective college admissions, the 12 chapters cover the following steps: knowing admission requirements and procedures, determining the student's strengths, following a demanding curriculum, taking advantage of…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Check Lists, College Admission, College Applicants
Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL. – 1987
Information for students, counselors, and parents to help in the evaluation of options and opportunities available for most college-bound students is presented in 20 articles. Titles and authors are as follows: "Getting the Most from Your High School Counselor" (James Warfield); "The Use of the SAT at Selective Colleges" (Judith Gatlin); "Tips on…
Descriptors: Admissions Counseling, Advanced Placement Programs, Aptitude Tests, Church Related Colleges
Winds of Change, 1994
This guide provides college information especially tailored for American Indian and Alaska Native students, their families, and their guidance counselors. The heart of the guide is a unique compilation of 200 colleges and universities selected because they have a supportive American Indian community and graduate a good percentage of their American…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, College Admission, College Choice
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. – 1983
Comprehensive information about types of postsecondary institutions and the entrance process is presented, with special consideration given to the special needs of American students overseas. The guidelines may also be useful to non-Americans educated in overseas schools who seek further study in the United States. Advantages and drawbacks to…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Environment
Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL. – 1983
Information for students, counselors, and parents to help in the evaluation of options and opportunities available for most college-bound students is presented in 17 articles. Titles and authors include the following: "Getting the Most from Your High School Counselor" (James Warfield); "The Use of the SAT at Selective Colleges"…
Descriptors: Admissions Officers, Advanced Placement, Aptitude Tests, Church Related Colleges
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service. – 1986
Information on financial aid, estimating financial need, managing money, and expenses at over 3,500 colleges is provided. College costs are based on the following: tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. The following financial aid sources are examined; the Pell Grant Program, the Supplemental…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Family Income, Federal Aid, Higher Education
Jarrow, Jane; And Others – 1986
A guide to help disabled students organize the search and decision-making process in selecting a college is presented. Students are encouraged not to allow their disability to become the major influence in their lives. Students are helped to probe their academic preparation as well as their academic and career interests/goals. Six questions are…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Accessibility (for Disabled), Ancillary School Services, Career Planning
Dennis, Marguerite J. – 1986
Guidelines for a student financial counseling and debt management program from high school through graduate school are provided. A brief history on government aid for postsecondary education and student loan default is included. Publications and other ways that can help students make career decisions are identified. A plan for meeting tuition,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Bound Students, College Graduates, College Students
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