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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
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 journey. ... See more
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?
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 undergraduate degrees, and with Joint degrees available, students have the option of more than 220 combinations! ... See more
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.
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: https://scholarship-positions.com/wine-country-gift-baskets-spirit-of-giving-scholarship/2018/08/16/ ... See more
Each year Wine Country Gift Baskets awards annual scholarships to three well-deserving students displaying the spirit of giving.