Financial Aid Month 2015

Forget About Resolutions. You need to make January about one thing: FINANCIAL AID. Scholarships rock. They are basically free money for doing what you do best: being you. In addition to academic, athletic, and artistic merit awards, there are scholarships for pretty much anything you can think of: Being left-handed, playing video games, loving puppies. […]

How I Stay Sane During Finals

What is it that comes to mind when you think about December? Is it the sound of joyful Christmas carolers or joining the family on their annual hunt for the perfect Christmas tree? Most high school and college students would beg to differ. They almost always find themselves cringing at the thought or even mere […]

The Periodic Table of College Scholarships

At SKoolAide, we want to make your scholarship search easy and fun, while helping you find free money to pay for your college education. That’s why ScholarshipExperts.com created the Periodic Table of College Scholarships — an interactive tool to help you explore thousands of scholarships available online and find opportunities that match your academic achievements, […]

How the SAT is scored

The SAT is the most widely used college admission test, the first step toward higher education for students of all background. The SAT tests you r reading, writing and math skills you ;earn in school. It gives both you and colleges you are applying to a sense of how you will be able to apply, […]

5 Things you need to know about flying during a #Ebola Outbreak

Brought to you by: Yahoo! Here’s what you need to know about the risks of flying and Ebola right now.  The news that a man flew from Liberia to the U.S. after exposure to Ebola, and wound up in a hospital isolation ward, has led to calls for tougher measures to protect Americans, such as […]

Props to Charlotte-Meck. students

19 Mecklenburg students are Achievement Scholar semifinalists By Steve Lyttle slyttle@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014 Nineteen students from more than a dozen Mecklenburg County high schools have been named semifinalists in the annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. The scholarships are awarded annually to top African-American high school seniors, based on academic achievement and involvement […]

Refection on high school study habits

  Reflecting on High School Study Habits The 2014-2015 school year is here. The new year is the perfect time for a little self-reflection. We encourage you to find a moment to consider your goals and aspirations (for both the immediate future and beyond). Of course, amidst this quiet contemplation, we recommend assessing your scholastic […]

Good News for Bad test Takes

Research that is being described as a landmark study was released February 18th that shows that that high school students with strong grades and lower standardized test scores do as well as in college as those who perform better on the standardized test. “Defining Promise: Optional Standardized Testing Polices in American College and University Admissions,” […]

Must-watch video

Sometimes it’s good to be reminded just how large the universe is when compared to all of the stuff happening around us.  It’s also good to realize that we’re a part of something amazing and have opportunities make a positive impact on it every day. With appreciation to Khan Academy for this fantastic drop!

3 As of an A+ Web Source

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This week is spring break at my school, which means it’s time to spend some time attending continuing education workshops, making a big dent in the Professional Communication and Presentation reboot, and working on creative projects (along with a small side trip to the beach and another to the…