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2 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.

2 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.

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 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?

3 months ago
University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland

The University of Stirling is a public university in Stirling, Scotland, founded by royal charter in 1967. With a beautiful campus and a strong athletic vibe, the University of Stirling offers 60 ... See more

5 months ago
The Myth of the Sports Scholarship

An eye-opening read for high school athletes hoping to be recruited for college athletics:

Allison Goldblatt and her family believed that her elite status as a swimmer would pay her way at the college of her choice. But they found out the truth.

6 months ago
Wine Country Gift Baskets Spirit of Giving Scholarship, 2019

Scholarship Friday
Spirit of Giving Scholarship
High school seniors and current college students are invited to submit an essay about the spirit of giving.
Due: July 31, 2019
Apply: ... See more

Each year Wine Country Gift Baskets awards annual scholarships to three well-deserving students displaying the spirit of giving.

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