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 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.

The (Literary) DNA of Heroes and Heroines

What makes up a hero(ine)? The following is a fantastic video crafted by the TED-Ed crew that helps answer the question. The beautiful truth I’ve learned is that this DNA is inside each one of us. And the wonderful thing is that we don’t need gamma ray radiation, a bite from a radioactive spider, or […]

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 […]

Girl Scientists ROCK! … And Get PAID!

This is seriously cool news. What 17 year old you know couldn’t use an extra 50K? Eesha Khare’s name will likely go into the history books if the super capacitor technology she’s developed for energy storage fulfills the potential that truly big names in the space feels that it will. CNN Clip here… Yeeeah…it’s good […]

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

YIELDS

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 […]

Spock…Vs…SPOCK?

ABORT!! ABORT!!  TOO…MUCH…GEEK-ISM…IN…THE…WARP…CONTAINMENT…FIELD!! THIS ^ Respect to Audi. Best…commercial…ever. p.s. AWESOME shout out at the end to Stanford’s Racing Team!  The future (thanks to some brilliant students and teachers) is Now.

“Innnnn West Philadelphia, Born To Race…” (With Apologies to the Fresh Prince)

Now THIS truly is Fresh!  Check out what these students are doing…Maybe Big Will can make a blockbuster about how these guys are in ‘pursuit of their happyness’.  Yeah? Students went toe-to-toe with major corporations and created a hybrid car that gets more than 65 miles per gallon.