Monday, April 22, 2013
Three workshops in April & May to help cut through the clutter & confusion.
The Scholarship Foundation in Richmond Heights is holding workshops to help families better understand college financial aid letters. The dates for the workshops at the Scholarshop are: Wednesday, April 24, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 1 p.m. The Scholarship Foundation is located across from the St. Louis Galleria Mall at 8215 Clayton Rd. Those attending are urged to RSVP by calling 314-725-7990 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Scholarship Foundation is a non profit organization, founded in 1920 and more than 10,000 students have been awarded more than $58 million in interest-free loans and $3.8 million in grants by the foundation.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Tips and information on how to fill out your student's FAFSA form.
College bound seniors, or parents of college bound seniors, will have an opportunity to receive help filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms from Pattonville officials. Pattonville High School is hosting a session on Jan. 9 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the high school's auditorium. Those attending are asked to bring a pen and paper to take notes. The event is free to attend. January marks the official start of the college financial aid season (though the eager high school student started searching and applying for scholarships weeks, if not months ago), and we now usher in that hallowed time for the preparation, completion and submission of FAFSA, CSS-Profile (for those colleges and scholarship programs …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to offer advice to help high school students and parents prepare for college.
Welcome to Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comment section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking all about preparing for college. Patch wants to help you find the answers to your questions, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a college preparation related question, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a local expert and would like to be added to the list, let us know! email@example.com
Monday, October 22, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can share their advice to help high school students and parents prepare for college.
We want to find the answers to all your questions about preparing for college this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about preparing for the ACTs, applying for loans or scholarships and any otherinformation college-bound students and parents may have. If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Oct. 25. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to…
Monday, July 11, 2011
Bridge program reaches out to underserved students, helping them gain college, professional skills.
Natissia Small challenged 250 students at the St. Louis Airport Marriott to make some choices. “It’s your choice to do great things,” said Small, the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ assistant dean of students and the Bridge program director. “It’s your choice not to get distracted,” she said. Small addressed students and their families at a breakfast awards ceremony Friday morning at the end of the four-week-long summer Bridge. UMSL’s Bridge Program reaches out to students in the St. Louis area, who are underserved by universities, to prepare them for college and career. The program helps students gain social skills needed for professional environments. Pattonville's Blake Douglas was one of the student emcees for Friday's program. …
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Creve Coeur Patch, PatchU and the HuffPost College Channel want to hear how college students are making the math work when it comes to paying for college.
For many students, figuring out how to pay for college is like a full time job or a really tough class you just can’t seem to get your head around. Still, some people have a knack for finding the right formula or a creative approach to the funding fix. PatchU and HuffPost College want to hear these success stories. To that end, we announce the “How Are You Paying For College?” contest. Basically, you need to interview one person and write a profile based on the answer to that one question. The more creative the person’s plan is, the better! Then, present your profile in a well-crafted essay and follow these submission rules and requirements: The contest is open to current undergraduate and graduate students of PatchU Network schools. …