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 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, […]

Props to Charlotte-Meck. students

19 Mecklenburg students are Achievement Scholar semifinalists By Steve Lyttle 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 […]

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,” […]

8 Mistakes Parents Make When They Help Kids Apply To College

The 2015 college application season has officially opened. But in our desire to help our kids navigate this land-mine-fraught road, we might actually be doing some things that harm them. Lynn O’Shaughnessy, a nationally recognized college expert, author of “The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price, […]

A Walk in My Shoes: Military LIfe

A Walk in My Shoes: Military Life. Seven perspectives on life in the military are told through the lives of our current and former students. Each has grown up or worked within the military and share powerful experiences to help teachers understand what it is like to live and work in the military

A Walk in My Shoes: First Generation College Students

About: Made by the College of Education at Kansas State university, the documentary followed first- generation college students and graduates who work in and study education. These stories are but few f the thousands of young people all across America who are the first in their family to attend college. 

Next Time Someone Says ‘College Isn’t Worth It Anymore,’ Show Them This

Tuition costs are skyrocketing, student debt is soaring and it’s extremely difficult for college grads to find good jobs. And yet, a four-year degree has never been more worth it, according to a new study. People with bachelor’s degrees make around $300,000 more over their lifetimes than those with just a high school education, according […]

FAFSA Says…Come Get Your Money!

              2M Students Are Missing Out On College Aid.                                    Don’t be one of them. Millions of college students are missing out on financial aid for college because they aren’t even applying for it. About 2 million students could have qualified for the need-based Federal Pell Grant during the 2011-12 academic year, but they failed to […]

Education’s Effect on Income

Students…The following statistics speak for themselves. Use SKoolAide to discover your best fit and do what’s necessary to get where you want to go!

Students…Rev Up Your Tablets! Digital Learning Day is Feb 5th!

Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career. We urge you to make a difference with digital learning in America’s schools and take the pledge to support the effective use of technology to improve education […]