Monday, March 15, 2010
SDSU is admitting its most academically prepared undergraduate class, according to the university.
Academic requirements include an average GPA of 3.78 and an average SAT score of 1148.
“Given our limited enrollment funding, we are providing an opportunity to those students who are best prepared to succeed at the university level,” Manager of Media Relations at SDSU, Gina Jacobs, said.
The incoming undergraduate class is also expected to be the second most diverse class, racially and ethnically, to be admitted to SDSU since the university has been keeping track.
Read more at: http://tinyurl.com/yj8qsyw
Saturday, January 2, 2010
Monday, December 28, 2009
Saturday, November 7, 2009
"With college application season in full swing, we want to offer an opportunity for students to compete for scholarship funds with their college application essays," said Scott Johns, manager of consumer business at EssayEdge.com. Get more details at: http://tinyurl.com/yf54l24
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
If you're a high school senior, you probably have decided which colleges to apply to and are working on your applications. If you haven't decided, or in your junior year of high school and planning to visit campuses during spring break, now is the time to start researching colleges and universities that are a good match for your academic abilities and extracurricular interests.
An excellent way to research colleges is through the many guidebooks available. These will provide information about schools across the U.S. and Canada including:
- Dorm Life
- GPA and Test scores of admitted students
- Sororities and Fraternities
- Financial Aid
- Tuition Fees
College guidebooks can be purchased online, at bookstores or you might be able to find them at your local library or at your high school's college counseling office.
More on specific college guidebooks can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/ykljzar
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
25th Annual Essay Contest on Ayn Rand's Novel The Fountainhead
www.aynrand.org for more details
For 11th and 12th Graders
Entry Deadline: April 25, 2010
FIRST PRIZE: $10,000
5 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000
10 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000
45 FINALISTS: $100
175 SEMIFINALISTS: $50
Sunday, October 25, 2009
For some good advice on writing your college essay or personal statement, check out the October 25 Washington Times' story, "Giving admissions essays the old college try." Lots of good tips. http://tinyurl.com/yhnlbwr
Scholarships: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation's largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students. You or your family must be descended from specific countries that are listed on the fund's web site to be eligible. A minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA based on a 4.00 scale is required. For high school graduating students, the cumulative GPA is for grades at least 9th through 11. Complete details are at: http://www.hsf.net/. Be sure to check out the deadlines. Some are coming up soon. Good luck!