Tag Archives: College Board

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How To Apply for Financial Aid Without the Stress

Talk is cheap, but college isn't

By filling out the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, students alert schools…

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States May Shift to SAT, ACT, to Measure Achievement

Can college entrance exams assess content mastery?

States plan to use college entrance exams to measure content mastery though it’s unclear if…

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10 Ways to Find College Scholarships

Hurry--deadlines are approaching fast!

Each November, the National Scholarship Providers Association sponsors National Scholarship Month—a month-long campaign intended to…

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How to Budget For a 529 Plan

Saving even a little now will make a big difference later

Saving for college must be considered one of your overall goals. In establishing a budget…

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College Prices Continue Moderate Rise, College Board Reports

Student Aid Remains Stable, Leading to Increased Net Prices

College prices continue to rise but student aid remains the same, leading to a net…

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On the Move: Arne Duncan’s Former Senior Advisor Joins College Board

Ericka Miller becomes organization's new chief of membership, governance and higher education

The College Board announces Ericka Miller as its new Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher…

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8 Ways Ninth Graders Can Prepare for College Now

It’s not too early to get ready for university

Ninth grade is a great time to prepare for college. Start now to develop time…

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SAT Scores Are the Lowest in a Decade

Wealthier kids have higher scores

SAT scores drop down to their lowest in a decade, but are SAT scores even…

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Updating No Child Left Behind

Unconscionable gaps between the underserved and all other students

The White House will not support bills to replace NCLB from either the House or…

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SAT Scores Fall as More Minority Students Take Exam

Minority students taking SATs increased to 45 percent

Minority students taking SATs increased to 45 percent

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News Roundup: Week of Aug. 24-Aug. 30

More minorities taking SATs; SBA unveils YouTube channel

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