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High School Exit Options for At-Risk-Youth

Posted November 30, 2018 by Katrice McCorkle

Pathways to college and careers are out there!  Whether you are a special-needs, foster, homeless, immigrant, incarcerated or other disadvantaged youth, there are a number of opportunities and programs available to help you leave high school prepared for college, career and life.

We've compiled a list to help you find pathways that best meet your needs.  Read on...


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12 Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Getting Into the Colleges of Your Choices

Posted November 15, 2018, by Eric L. Moore

College admission officers carefully assess your high school grades, courses, test scores, essays, activities, recommendations, and interviews, if required.  You will increase your chances of getting into the colleges of your choice by following these twelve tips:  Read On ...



Parent Engagement: A Key Strategy for Workforce Development 

Posted October 30, 2018 by Eric L. Moore

Across the world and across all industries, a successful business – and economy – is dependent on educated, highly skilled workers. Unfortunately, California’s higher education system is not keeping up with the economy’s changing needs.

According to the Public Policy Institute of California, if current trends continue, it is projected that by 2030 California will face a large skills gap with more that 1 million workers with bachelor’s degrees short of economic demand.     Read On ...


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Top 10 Financial Aid Tips

Filing for Financial Aid Over the Summer

Posted June 2018, by Eric L. Moore

School’s out for summer, but it’s always a good time to take a look at filing for financial aid. The biggest thing students should realize is they can apply for financial aid starting October 1 the fall semester prior to starting the upcoming fall year.  So if they want to apply for financial aid for this upcoming fall, the application was open last October.

Understanding the process will help you avoid common mistakes that affect your eligibility for funding.  Following is our list of top 10 financial aid tips to prepare for the financial aid application process.  Read On ...