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, […]

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, […]

Education’s Effect on Income

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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!

YIELD! …And Learn Why It’s Important to Colleges…And To You

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When students (and their parents) work through the challenges of the college application process, the likely assumption is the worries associated with the possibility of receiving the dreaded “rejection letter” is a one-way street, an emotional and financial hit that only impacts the rejected student and their families. But what about the colleges? A college’s […]

Ten Things Colleges Want From Applicants

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If you’ve ever wondered about some of the primary factors that admissions counselors use to weigh their decisions about the applications of the students that come across their desks, the following insights from the National Association for College Admission Counseling  reveals some interesting findings.  The NACAC recently conducted a study about what college admissions members […]

College Application Essay as Haiku? For Some Applicants, 500 Words Just Aren’t Enough.

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By Matt Flegenheimer (New York Times) Published: October 28, 2011 Penn Weinberger had grown attached to his college admissions essay. The topic — coping with a brother’s attention deficit disorder — was important to him. The anecdotes clicked. The characters had dimension. The meaning, as his teachers at Hunter College High School had long advised […]