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High school sophomores in WA, OR, and MT: a free online course and summer experience that pursues science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) pathways through the exploration of space and space travel. University of Washington's course focuses on NASA’s space exploration and Earth and Space Science. Application deadline: February 14, 2020. Apply: https://www.museumofflight.org/Education/Explore-programs/was ... See more
"Consider a denial of admission an invitation to focus less on which school you will attend, and instead, prioritize what you do while you are there. A 2018 report from the organization Challenge Success highlighted the notion that engagement in college rather than selectivity is a better predictor of learning, fulfillment, and well-being." ... See more
High school seniors are now receiving admission decisions for their early applications. For some, the news is not what they had hoped for. This is an ideal opportunity to consider a change in priorities. ... See more
Finding a college that offers undergraduate research opportunities can be life/career changing:
Students who engage in undergraduate research will demonstrate to potential employers their ability to work independently, solve problems, think logically, and contribute to a team’s success.
Join us at 7:00pm on November 21st at Lynnwood Library (Lynnwood, WA) for this free college admissions workshop.
Learn how many of the leading colleges evaluate an applicant and how you can develop the academic and personal profile to be a competitive applicant. For families with students in 8th – 11th grades.
Join us at 7:00pm on November 14th at Lynnwood Library (Lynnwood, WA) for this free workshop. Learn how to use library resources and free on-line websites to identify the colleges that best fit your student. For families with students in 8th – 11th grades. ... See more
Participants will learn how to use library resources and free on-line websites to identify the colleges that best fit their student. For families with students in 8th – 11th grades.
Colleges are tracking students before they even apply. College Board (SAT/AP and BigFuture) track and sell data. It is getting harder to protect your privacy as there are not always "opt out" options. ... See more
Records reviewed by The Washington Post show that at least 44 public and private universities in the United States work with outside consulting companies to collect and analyze data on prospective students, either by tracking their Web activity or formulating predictive scores to measure each studen... ... See more
Sometime this summer, why not start the conversation about the cost of college? Great educations can be had at every price point. Research the colleges, the programs, and the costs. Then start building your college list. ... See more
If you have young teens, it’s a good time to teach them about the reality of college costs, including just how much you can be expected to contribute.
Interested in learning a new art skill or honing an existing one? Check out Everett's Schack Art Center's summer art classes:
Acrylic paints are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice.
Linfield College is a liberal arts college offering a wide array of programs with small classes taught by professors who create an academic environment that challenges and supports students in their learning. Programs include a strong nursing program, a January term (great for study abroad), and D-III sports (including football). Here is a beautiful campus with an incredibly diverse student body. ... See more
Julie Lythcott-Haims, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford, makes the case for parents to stop defining their children's success via grades and test scores:
By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren't actually helping. At least, that's how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford makes the case for parents to stop defining their children's suc... ... See more