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Month March 2013

A Case for Helicopter Parenting

Blog, General, Information, Parenting

Psychology Today posts an article, citing a recent study completed by a group at the University of Texas, finds that “emerging adults” (18-29) need more guidance than ever today.  “Parents who are involved and supportive across a wide range of areas produce young adult children who have a clearer sense of self and are more satisfied with their lives.”  [read more]

Listing the Best and Worst Colleges/Universities

Blog, Colleges, General, Information, News, Parents, Students

Check out The Fiscal Times for some interesting and important lists and articles relating to colleges and universities.  Among some of the choices are:

Another great list-at-a-glance site is Kipplinger where you can find such groups as:

 

Upcoming Scholarships

Blog, Colleges, Financial Aid, General, Information, Parents, Scholarships, Students, Uncategorized

Who says that you have to be a high school senior or a college student to enter a scholarship competition?  It is never too early to start searching.  Check out the earlier blog, SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES AND DATABASES, to find some great search resources.  The following are a few scholarships to get you started.

Nicholas A Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition – Submit up to three original, unpublished haikus.  Deadline:  March 25, 2013

Don’t Mess With Texas – Any high school senior planning to attend a Texas college or university next year.  Deadline:  April 12, 2013

Foot Locker – UNCF – Any high school senior or current college student attending a UNCF member institution in the fall or 2013.  Deadline:  April 24, 2013

Everyone Deserves A Second Chance At Life – Write a crime prevention essay using APA format.  Deadline:  June 30, 2013