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3 days ago
College Planning: Selective College Admissions

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.

3 days ago
College Planning: Building Your College List

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 ... 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.

4 weeks ago
Student tracking, secret scores: How college admissions offices rank prospects before they apply

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" ... 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 ... See more

3 months ago
Teach Your Teens About College Costs Long Before They Apply

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 ... 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.

4 months ago
Register Now For Art Camps

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.

4 months ago
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

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 ... See more

4 months ago
How to raise successful kids -- without over-parenting

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 ... See more

5 months ago
UW is one of 50 schools nationwide that piloted the College Board’s new ‘adversity index’

If you have heard about College Board's "adversity index" and are wondering how the colleges in Washington State will be using it--read on:

The University of Washington is the only university in the state that is using a new index created by the College Board to measure whether college applicants overcame adversity in their educational ... See more

5 months ago
The soul-crushing cost of college in California, explained

An interesting read on the cost of college in California:

The cost of a college degree is soaring in California, where public universities were once free. What happened? And what can be done for students and families?

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