Monthly Archives: August 2016

Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World

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Family Service is working with some community partners to provide the program called Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World.  Anyone any parents or adults that can benefit, please pass this along.  Participants receive pay, a meal, and childcare! Highlights about the program include the following: A course that offers useful tools, practical advice, valuable communication, and the time… Read more »

Draw Your Dreams Scholarship Contest

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The 2016 “Draw Your Dreams” scholarship contest details are available from Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plan, known as NEST. Use your artistic skills to create a 9” X 12” landscape drawing of what you dream of becoming when you grow up.  Students in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible. The Nebraska Art Teachers Association will select 12 winners (from the first… Read more »

ACT Test Accessibility & Accommodations Systems

Students who apply for accommodations on the ACT test due to diagnosed disabilities will soon benefit from a new system that will simplify and speed up the application process. ACT’s new Test Accessibility and Accommodations System that will debut next month. The new system will streamline the process, providing a faster and more user-friendly experience for students who apply for… Read more »

Cornell University Admissions Updates

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New important items from Cornell University’s Admissions Office includes: 1) New SAT policy information for Cornell, 2) Cornell’s new College of Business, and 3) the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. With the introduction of the new SAT, we have developed two new websites that will be useful to students in regards to how changes to the test affect Cornell’s… Read more »

Columbia University Admissions Updates

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This year, Columbia will accept both the Common Application and the Coalition Application for admission. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions: Columbia does not have a preference for one application over the other; it will apply the same holistic review process to evaluate candidates regardless of which application they submit. Students should submit only one complete application, including… Read more »

ACE Scholarship

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August 1 is the first day students can submit ACE Scholarship applications for the 2016 fall term for all eligibility criteria except the Career Program of Study – those applications may start being submitted October 15.  Please be aware of the required documentation students must submit with the application to be considered for the scholarship: Free/Reduced Price Lunches – student… Read more »

Free Test Prep Workshops for Wesleyan Honors Academy students

Test prep workshops are free to High School students enrolled in Wesleyan Honors Academy Classes. To reserve your spot or for additional details please contact Carrie Holloway at chollowa@nebrwesleyan.edu or 402-465-2218. Fall John Baylor Test Prep Workshops Saturday, August 27, 2016 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Olin Lecture Hall B Nebraska Wesleyan Lincoln Campus Saturday, October 15, 2016 10 a.m…. Read more »

Landmark College Scholarships

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Landmark College helps students discover their own “best way” to learn and achieve their goals. For over 30 years, faculty have been transforming the lives of bright, motivated students who learn differently. It offers baccalaureate degrees in computer science, studio art, and liberal studies, as well as associate degrees in such fields as business and life sciences. There is still… Read more »

Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship

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Wendy’s is looking for graduating seniors like 2015 National Winner Taylor Campos, a cross country and track and field star who pushes herself to excel on a daily basis and who never settles for less than perfection. Applying for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is your chance to gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve… Read more »