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  • admin 03:16 on 04/27/2013 Permalink
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    Prepare to be Amazed at What is Available for Students this Summer 

    (PRWEB) January 18, 2005

    Trends in the sector have an effect on their plan offerings. Just lately, there’s been a demand for shorter plans or applications that can be pieced with each other. Why? Children today have so significantly going on that summer time packages have to be planned close to summertime college, sports commitments, or household vacations. As an example of this trend, your child could encounter two weeks kickboxing in Thailand, coupled with yet another two weeks of soccer in Costa Rica. Second, we see that mothers and fathers want a bigger “bang for the buck.” Packages employed to be strictly delineated between language packages, local community service, and journey. Right now, you could choose a single program in which your youngster could do all 3. Furthermore, academic applications used to be geared a lot more for the academically mature child now dad and mom may demand far more of a broad-based mostly pre-school encounter involving SAT prep, university tours and a taste of university life.

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    Specialty Camps:

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    Even though a traditional camp is nevertheless the choice for a lot of households, specialty camps with unusual offerings are popping up all over the place. It is not uncommon to discover offerings at these camps which incorporate culinary arts, secret agent specialties, skateboarding, or robotics. Nonetheless, it may surprise you that your son or daughter (age 9 -16) could go to Rock Star Camp or Hollywood Stunt Camp. As a rock star camper, your little one could perform side-by-side with professional songwriters, producers and dancers in state-of-the-artwork studios and hone their expertise in hip hop, funk, Latin or break dancing. As a stunt camper, your child could learn thrilling large falls, hand-to-hand fight or how to choreograph his/her very own battle scene.

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    Higher College Courses for Credit:

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    Maybe you really feel that summertime is too long for your child to go without having formal academic studying. At some extremely trustworthy boarding colleges, your child can bone up on English or Math, although still possessing all of the entertaining of summer time through activities like mountain biking, horseback riding, technical rock climbing, or archery. These packages can be for credit score, depending upon the length of the program and how your child’s college accepts credit programs taken outdoors the school. These plans can be remedial or sophisticated.

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    Language packages:

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    Although learning a foreign language is not a new concept, combining it with other interests in obviously a new phenomenon. Numerous language programs incorporate a home remain, where a pupil is matched with a family in buy to reinforce the language of examine whilst enriching the student’s encounter by means of cultural exchange and local community service. Some students will forego the property keep encounter to target on another interest. Probably your little one needs to examine painting, photography or cooking whilst understanding Italian. Or, possibly your kid desires to examine architecture in Switzerland whilst understanding French. The possibilities are endless!

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    Travel Plans:

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    Whilst these applications utilized to be about going to busy tourist attractions, some have morphed into mini consider tanks, undertaking the study of international problems. One this kind of plan for next 12 months will get students and turn them into international awareness “action corps” groups. They may well review well being care and AIDS in Senegal, or local community growth in El Salvador, or biodiversity in Ecuador. Although in these countries, they would participate alongside nearby buddies and authorities ahead of returning to the U.S. to build and existing ideas for continuing action. This is not for the informal traveler!

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    College Campus Academic Research Applications:

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    Regardless of whether purely for enrichment or school credit score, academic programs are considerably in demand. They give higher college college students a taste of what it’s like to dwell on a university campus. In addition to academic examine, each program provides SAT Prep, university excursions, a selection of sports packages, visits to neighborhood sights as well as weekend excursions to nearby cities. The directors of these applications are always searching to give unusual course offerings. Course studies selection from Crime Scene Investigation (produced well-known by the actuality-based mostly CSI packages) to driver’s education. An additional system is giving a spring break plan in leadership, intelligence and nationwide security.

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    University Prep:

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    One more trend we are starting up to see is all-inclusive school prep workshops focusing on the school essay, getting ready for college interviews, such as individual sessions with advisors and university excursions. 1 plan even makes it possible for the higher college pupil to explore various majors and minors in the course of their keep, paying a full week on a main and small of their curiosity. These more centered applications are held on school campuses and are from 10 days to three weeks in length. They are developed to give higher school college students a comprehensive approach to the university application approach.

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    Internships:

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    Does your youngster have a specific curiosity in a job path? Do you want them to acquire encounter in that field? If so, this is the option for your youngster. In an internship program, your little one can operate side by side with experts in their area of interest – from Archaeology to Style Style, from Healthcare Research to Strategic Research. Interns perform in top firms in London like Sotheby’s, Barclays Financial institution and Bloomsbury Publishing (home of Harry Potter). Up to now, this sort of internship experience has been organized mostly in England, but now these types of internships are currently being provided in large U.S. cities, like New York City and Philadelphia, by reputable teen program directors. Following their every day “work,” the employees organizes evening activities and weekend excursions for the kids. They are housed on secure college campuses.

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    What ever variety of plan you and your youngster decide on, you want it to be a properly-run, well-supervised, enriching experience. With all of the choices available, it can be beneficial to speak to a camp advisor, or pay a visit to a camp honest. Content camping!

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  • admin 23:17 on 04/18/2013 Permalink
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    For the Top 8 Ivy League Colleges, the Average Acceptance Rate is Just 12.4%; How Can Students Beat the Odds? 

    Springfield, MI (PRWEB) June sixteen, 2006

    There is a cause that most colleges need an admissions letter, essay or personalized statement as a necessary component of an application package. It is compared immediately to other college students who have comparable grades, attributes and SAT scores. An admission letter could be the single most essential document in a student application bundle. When the university admissions workplace critiques the application, they devote far more than one/3 of their time reviewing the individual statement and it greater be amazing.

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    Soon after studying the prime eight Ivy League schools in the United States, some interesting, and probably surprising facts about admission acceptance costs emerged. Brown is 13.eight%, Columbia is 9.6, Harvard is 9.3%, Penn State is 17.7%, Cornell is 24.seven%, Dartmouth is 15.four%, Yale is eight.six% and Princetons acceptance fee is 10.2%. Of these eight submit secondary institutions, the common acceptance rate is 12.4%. Considering that the bulk of candidates have the identical SAT scores, it becomes even far more evident how essential a function an admission letter or statement of objective plays in securing enrolment.

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    Numerous professors from NYU, Harvard and Yale were asked what they regarded as red flags when reviewing a individual statement. Some of the professor comments incorporated: the statement is not typed professionally and not effectively imagined out poor grammar and utilization demonstrates limited knowledge of system sounds inexperienced or unfocused and unprepared for graduate school and excessive personal details that is not connected to the preferred region of study are all deemed warning indications by some of the leading educational institutions in the country.

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    A university essay, admission letter or statement of objective is the only likelihood college students have to stand out from the crowd and actually showcase accomplishments, life experiences and other uniquely personalized attributes. It is also the only component of a university application bundle exactly where an applicant can be themselves and actually shine.

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    What should a great admissions letter or individual statement include? Not only does it require to paint a vibrant picture of persona, but equally critical, it wants to be effectively written, grammatically proper with proper construction and flow of content material.

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    A new support has been launched by GradResumes.com that responds to this need to have, providing a graduate admissions services is 1 of the most affordable specialty companies accessible on the internet: Not only do the business certified writers work with the pupil to decide what should be included in the document and how it need to be presented but furthermore the writer researches the college to decide the greatest way to existing the details in a manner that is the two potent and appropriate.

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  • admin 16:19 on 04/18/2013 Permalink
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    LousyWriter.com Helps College Students Become Better Writers 

    Myrtle Seaside, SC (PRWEB) August 14, 2006

    This fall far more than sixteen million students will be enrolled in our nations schools and universities, and nearly all of these students will require assist with their creating assignments, from writing college essays to creating dissertations.

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    When students require support with grammar, spelling, creating design, and punctuation, they can turn to an online resource known as LousyWriter.com, at http://www.LousyWriter.com. It is a reference center that offers free grammar lessons and free writing lessons.

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    At LousyWriter.com, school college students can understand how to write diverse varieties of copy. Below its How to Write Far better segment, students can discover how to write school essays, speeches, resumes, cover letters, topic lines, company correspondence, reports, and a lot much more.

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    College students trying to publish appropriately no longer need to have to break their pencil points or snap their pens in half out of frustration. LousyWriter.com teaches students the mechanics of excellent creating, which includes employing right punctuation and design, constructing correct sentences, and writing in Plain English to communicate plainly and properly. A popular part of LousyWriter.com is its Grammar Blunders section which demonstrates students common grammar errors and how to resolve each one.

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    We want university college students to ace their papers this semester, says Brian Konradt, founder of LousyWriter.com. Our web site empowers students to write with much more confidence. We give students the know-how and the how-to of writing greater.

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    Students can steer clear of writing problems effortlessly by doing their analysis before, throughout and following the writing approach. LousyWriter.coms massive Sources database aids school college students in discovering design guides for APA, Chicago, and MLA as properly as analysis resources, dictionaries, thesauri, citation resources, and creating exercises to improve writing type, vocabulary, punctuation and spelling.

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    Because its launch in mid-2006, LousyWriter.com has aided a lot of students discover how to create much better. Its founder, Brian Konradt, has been a professional freelance writer for above a decade. His purpose in launching LousyWriter.com is to give a 1st-fee place to learn the mechanics of good creating.

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  • admin 22:32 on 04/16/2013 Permalink
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    College Application Guide Gets Great Results, Keeps Students and Parents Sane 

    LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2006

    Households struggling with the substantial-stakes tension of the university application process can find peace, proactive tips, and dozens of insights in Never Allow Creating The College Application Essay Drive You And Your Family members Crazy. This succinct and downloadable e-guide exhibits you how to constructively engage your parents (or your substantial school student) in the school application process, how to stay in control of the creating method, and how to produce wonderful essays for your school applications.

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    Students who want to maintain domestic harmony while also making their best creating for school applications depend on this succinct, 62-webpage manual to lead them by means of selecting topics for their essays, the eight patterns of believed that create wonderful essays, and the seven tips for tightening writing.

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    Mother and father who want to aid relieve their substantial school student’s tension level whilst getting allies in the approach of applying to university learn from the sections discussing the most constructive roles for mothers and fathers, the 3 classes of successful suggestions, the crucial position of trusted readers, and application insights from a skilled with 25 many years of university essay teaching and admissions knowledge.

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    The writer, Sheila Bender, has written 9 books on creating, including Writing and Publishing Personalized Essays, (Silver Threads Press, 2004). She presented on writing at the 2005 Conference on School Composition and Communication in San Francisco, and has taught composition at Loyola Marymount University, Seattle University, and The Lakeside School, amongst other distinguished institutions. As an Accepted.com essay editor for the final eight many years, Sheila Bender has assisted clients achieve acceptance to some of the best schools, enterprise, law and medical schools in the country, like Wharton, Stanford, Kellogg, Columbia, MIT, and Cornell.

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  • admin 15:16 on 04/16/2013 Permalink
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    PREPSKILLS – Preparing Canadian Students for SAT Testing for Admission to US College / University 

    PREPSKILLS® is the premier SSAT and SAT preparation provider in Canada for students seeking admission to private / independent schools as well as U.S. colleg…
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  • admin 00:15 on 04/14/2013 Permalink
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    Digital College Dorm Rooms of the Future: High School & College Students Weigh In On What Dorms Should Look Like in 2020 

    San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January eight, 2007

    What will the typical school dorm space appear like in the 12 months 2020? On-demand supplemental lectures offered in every space? Translucent solar panels on dorm windows to charge laptops that weigh significantly less than a three-ring binder?

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    With engineering advancing at an exponential rate every 12 months, Gradware.com is asking college students to dream up long term technologies on university campuses. 3 leading student writers will qualify for a college scholarship ($ one,000, $ 500, and $ 250) and up to 50 prime essays will be officially published into book format and distributed to school presidents, technology analysis &amp development firms, and journalists in the nationwide media in June 2007.

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    “We want to carry back the notion that American schools and substantial schools are important breeding grounds of technological innovation and cultural creativity,” says Spencer Sakata, Gradware’s 31-yr old CEO at the company’s D.C. office. “This is a possibility for imaginative, forward-considering college students to brainstorm the coolest devices they can consider of. No principles, no limits–we’re actually seeking for some crazy concepts right here Technology can be quite great when it enhances campus lifestyle.”

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    The 2007 Gradware Nationwide School Essay Scholarship: “The Digital Dorm Space of the Potential” is open to all undergraduates and university-bound higher school juniors and seniors in the U.S. The scholarship contest particulars are offered on the Gradware website from now to the competitors deadline, March 16th, 2007.

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    There are no need to have-based mostly or GPA demands to enter. Several scholarship awards: $ 1,000, $ 500, $ 250. Essay applicants need to be 28 or below on the scholarship deadline: March. 16th, 2007. Students have to submit an essay no longer than 750 phrases describing the digital dorm room in the year 2020, and what campus daily life need to be like with the power of emerging and potential (not but invented) technologies.

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    To enter, check out the 2007 Gradware Scholarship webpage for full application details:

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    About GRADWARE:

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    The 2007 Gradware Nationwide School Essay Scholarship is just one particular of the several progressive academic applications provided by Gradware. Gradware is an educational application retailer based mostly in San Diego, California with headquarters in D.C. (Northern Virginia) and New York. Gradware has been serving the higher education neighborhood considering that 1983.

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    Gradware has an extensive network of pupil marketers to sustain campus visibility, and to preserve in close make contact with with university pupil populations. For a lot more info on this system or to apply, please contact: advertising and marketing (at) gradware.com

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    2007 Gradware Nationwide School Essay Scholarship – The Potential of Technologies, “Digital Dorm Space of the Potential”

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    If you have any questions regarding details in these press releases please make contact with us as soon as possible.

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  • admin 12:15 on 04/10/2013 Permalink
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    myUsearch Announces Scholarship for Students Frustrated With College Admissions 


    Boulder, CO (PRWEB) Might 21, 2008

    As substantial college seniors technique graduation, students and dad and mom can last but not least breathe a sigh of relief. The school admissions procedure is last but not least above. Those numerous hrs invested agonizing above SAT scores, school essays and admissions standards have ultimately come to an finish. Regrettably, receiving accepted to school is only the first battle…figuring out how to pay out for it can be even worse. To numb the ache, college matching service, myUsearch, has launched a school scholarship that asks students to tell the story of their excruciating university admissions process and propose methods for colleges to make it better.

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    Last year’s school admissions have been reported to be far more competitive than ever. The acceptance charges at Yale, Harvard, and Columbia fell beneath 10 percent for fall 2007 admissions and state colleges are getting to be considerably a lot more challenging to get into. This has left several college students with shattered dreams and dimmed expectations for the 2008 school 12 months.

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    “The university admissions procedure has this smoke and mirrors element to it”, says Derek Kraus, founder of myUsearch. “Students have to leap by way of hoops and they are frequently left with no thought why they did or did not get in to the university of their decision. By giving this scholarship, we will give college students a forum to voice their frustrations with the application process, and hopefully this will commence the dialogue necessary to convince schools to make the proper alterations.”

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    This one thousand dollar school scholarship will be open to college students beginning university in 2008. The scholarship is economic want based, requiring a family income of less than 100,000 bucks. To apply for this and any other open scholarships, college students should comprehensive the myUsearch questionnaire and meet the demands of the accessible school scholarships.

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    myUsearch, LLC is an unbiased on the internet resource focused to objectively matching college students to schools and offering honest and exact college enrollment information. The myUsearch Smart Questionnaire determines the wants of college students in order to accurately match them with any of the 3,400+ colleges in the company database. The myUsearch website delivers an truthful view of colleges and the college enrollment procedure. myUsearch delivers students a completely truthful and objective match by delivering the names of matching colleges regardless of their willingness to pay out for a listing, and enabling only the schools that match the students’ criteria to contact them. For further details, please check out http://www.myUsearch.com.

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  • admin 15:16 on 04/09/2013 Permalink
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    College-bound Students Stress about Application Essay 


    Lawrenceville, NJ (Vocus) December 24, 2008 –

    Nearly half of school-bound students come to feel that writing the application essay is the most demanding part of the college admission procedure, according to a recent on the internet poll carried out by Petersons, a leading education content material supplier in the United States. Nearly 47 % of respondents indicated that when it comes to anxiety, the essay beats taking standardized tests, filling out applications, receiving recommendation letters, and attending admission interviews.

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    The most crucial issue students can do to lessen application essay anxiety is to simply start off writing, said Stephen Clemente, President of Petersons. The admission essay is a students chance to shine, so they should believe about the topic very carefully, talk about it with men and women they believe in, start creating, and get skilled aid.

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    There is no query college-bound students have a whole lot to believe about when they apply to college. In addition to carrying out investigation about majors, application procedures, and monetary support, college students also have to set aside time to compose that all-essential admission essay that will aid them stand out from the crowd of other candidates with equivalent credentials.

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    A latest survey performed by the Nationwide Association for University Admission Counseling (NACAC) reveals that 28 percent of schools attributed substantial importance to the university essay, which is a one hundred % increase given that 1993. In accordance to the outcomes of the NACAC Admission Trend Survey, the essay is now much more essential than class rank in the admissions selection generating procedure.

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    Petersons EssayEdge editors have worked with 1000’s of college students to support them demonstrate to the admission committee their special characteristics, stated Clemente. By providing expert advice all through the writing procedure, our editors can assist brainstorm concepts for the main topic and suggest ways to make the admission essay far more individualized compelling.

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    Colleges are seeking for an truthful representation of who the student is and what she or he thinks. Make certain that the tone of the essay displays enthusiasm, maturity, creativity, the ability to talk, talent, and leadership expertise.

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  • admin 07:23 on 04/07/2013 Permalink
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    Muskegon area students: Share your voices and win scholarship funding 

    Muskegon spot students: Share your voices and win scholarship funding
    The essay subject is targeted on two questions concerning curfew laws, while the speech subject worries college admissions specifications and the use of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race or national origin to make decisions about admitting college students.
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  • admin 06:15 on 04/05/2013 Permalink
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    Financial Literacy Scholarship Open to High School Students Nationwide Now Through October 21 Revolutionary Opportunity to Win $1250 in Team Scholarship Money 

    Davie, Fla. (PRWEB) October 18, 2009

    Now by means of October 21, the Economic Literacy Scholarship, administered by the Widespread Knowledge Scholarship Basis (CKSF), rewards substantial school college students for their monetary information. CKSF will award the winning Financial Literacy Scholarship substantial school crew the National Championship Trophy and a total of $ 1,250 – each and every of the 5 winning group members will get a $ 250 scholarship to his or her selected university. The Fiscal Literacy Scholarship is one particular of the revolutionary “team scholarships” in CKSF’s developing listing of nontraditional scholarship programs

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    Like CKSF’s other scholarships, the Financial Literacy Scholarship will be administered by way of on-line quizzes. Participants will be essential to response monetary concerns based on data found on the scholarship sponsors’ web site: http://www.knowmoremoney.org. There are three rounds in the Monetary Literacy Scholarship: the Financial Literacy Challenge Round, the State Championship, and the Nationwide Championship.

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    Interested large college college students can begin by registering on the CKSF site, http://www.cksf.org. When students register, they will immediately grow to be component of their substantial school’s team. Every substantial school will be ranked based on the sum of their leading twenty pupil scores and the leading schools from each round will advance. All high school college students with valid United States mailing addresses are eligible to participate. College students have to register and participate by October 21, 2009.

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    The Fiscal Literacy Scholarship is sponsored in portion by The University of Florida’s Students In Free of charge Enterprise (SIFE) student staff. As an extra bonus to the staff-primarily based competition, SIFE will award scholarship prizes to the person rivals who win the scholarship competition’s initial round. Rivals are sophisticated throughout the competition only as teams even though people not component of a more substantial higher college team could win the first round prizes, they will not advance beyond the 1st round. In the second and third rounds, college students win only as teams.

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    CKSF founder and president Daryl Hulce, explains, “With conventional scholarships, a student decreases his or her possibility of winning by sharing contest information. But with staff scholarships, the only way to win is by assisting other individuals to be profitable and win, an essential good quality we hope extends to these student’s grownup lives. This is what makes crew scholarships revolutionary in the scholarship world.”

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    Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF) administers this educational plan, and numerous other people, with the mission to create educational and scholarship possibilities in which participants of all amounts have a honest and equal chance to participate and be effective. Produced and administered at Nova Southeastern University by means of the Fischler School of Training and Human Providers, CKSF recognizes winners and awards scholarships via the use of web-based quiz competitions which can be accessed through http://www.CKSF.org. Because its first scholarship program in 2000, CKSF has developed a broad assortment of scholarship and academic enrichment programs for college students of all ages. Right now, CKSF administers a number of new contests each month and is expanding at a charge of around one,000 new students per day.

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