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, December 13, 2010
Local coaching staffs balance time spent submitting information for numerous award opportunities with longer-term potential for college scholarships.
Over the past several years, one of the tasks on my plate has been to work as one of the judges for a major national high school awards program. It's no ordinary award, as in that it takes into account much more than the numbers put up by athletes across the nation. This award also takes into account grades, peer comments, leadership qualities, community service, character, and other things like that. There are countless kids across the nation that averaged 300 yards and five touchdowns a night, or somehow had triple-doubles every time their team hit the hardwood. Kids everywhere are hitting .550 with two home runs a game and striking out 15 each time they take the mound. Locally, these are magnificent accomplishments. And while there is …