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, […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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, […]

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 […]

10 Best-Paying Jobs for High School Graduates

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As the cost of attending college increases each year, some high school graduates may wonder how well they could do without a college degree. While occupations that only require a high school diploma are often low-paying jobs, several pay well above the median wage. Managers in transportation, storage and distribution…

Let Them Sleep In: Docs Want Later School Times for Teens

Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn’t have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. “The research is clear that adolescents who get enough sleep have a reduced risk of being overweight or suffering depression, are […]

FAFSA Says…Come Get Your Money!

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              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 […]

Start Your Engines…And Get A Scholarship

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Scholarships abound for mechanics in the aviation, automotive and travel industries. With technology at our fingertips and machinery that’s becoming more advanced, the need for a more skilled, high-tech workforce is crucial. This means that there are scholarships out there to support your higher education training if your passions and skills are wired this way. […]

The Wisdom of Julie Delmedico – Testing And The Impact on Student Creativity

Julie Delmedico states… “I think the best kind of education is one that teaches you to speak and think for yourself,” she says. “That’s much more valuable than passing your exams.” Let us know if you agree with her.