Financial Aid Month 2015

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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. […]

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, […]

The Heart of A Champion – Meet Patrick

It’s been a little while since we’ve posted anything because this launching of a website/platform/education resource thing has been just a wee bit demanding.  But because our passion is to bring positive change and impact for students, parents and educators alike, it’s also a labor of love.  So when the candle wick gets close to […]

If You Can Hear Only One Thing…Hear This

This week the dreaded (by the unprepared students) EOC testing was in full swing.  As part of our commitment to support our educators and students, members of SKoolAide served as proctors for one of the local high schools that could benefit from our help.  Today was my day. (Oh Joy…Chemistry! 🙂 ) It’s always an […]

“Never Ever Give Up…Find A Way!” – Words to Live By From Diana Nyad

103 MILES. 53 HOURS.  64 years YOUNG.  A DREAM that was not allowed to die.  “Find a way and Never Ever Give Up.”  As this new school year starts the SKoolAide team (that knows a little about what it takes to hold onto the dream) encourages every student (and parent) to take Diana Nyad’s words […]

Myths and Realities of College Athletics and Recruiting

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Myths and realities of college athletics and recruiting. by Dave Galehouse, http://www.varsityedge.com   Myth: If you are good enough, coaches will find you. Reality: Recruiting is now a global process and despite your skills or success in high school, it is extremely easy to be overlooked by college coaches who have thousands of athletes to […]

4 Steps you Must Take to Better your chances for an Athletic Scholarship

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By Greg Slone of Guide to Athletic Scholarships September 1, 2011 If you are looking to get that athletic scholarship of a lifetime, you are not a lone. There are literally 100’s of thousands of High School Student athletes searching for the same thing you are. To understand what needs to be done and how […]

How High School Sports Benefit Both Students and Schools

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By Jay Mathews Published 09/18/2011 Education writers rarely examine high school sports, but something is happening there that might help pull our schools out of the doldrums. In the last school year, a new national survey found that 7.7 million boys and girls took part in high school sports. This is 55.5 percent of all […]