You’re on your way home from work, listening to your local radio station, and what did you just hear? An admissions director from your nearby UW System campus who was talking about the value of a college education!
Our office is building on the tremendous success of our college preparation texting campaign from last academic year, and we are doing it again this spring. Your high school juniors may sign up to receive text messages that not only assist them with the transition to their senior year, but also get them thinking about […]
We recently hosted a webinar about how families finance a college education. Jill Gosse, a longtime staff member at Sallie Mae, was our featured speaker. She had a wealth (pun intended) of information for our counselors. While there is no “one size fits all” solution for financing college, she said that families should follow the […]
Registration for math, English, and foreign language Regional Placement Testing for next year’s college freshmen opens February 1. There have been a couple of changes to how UW System campuses place students into math and English courses, if the students have no college transfer in those subjects. Here is a quick summary:
College Goal Wisconsin is a statewide event that provides free information and assistance to families who are filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), the federally required form for students seeking financial aid, such as grants and loans. Completing the FAFSA is the first and most important step in qualifying for aid.
The College Board is making it easier to request accommodations for all of their exams, including the SAT and AP exams. As of January 1, 2017, students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan can receive the same accommodations automatically approved for the College Board exams.