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Blog posts March 2017

Florida Virtual College Week April 4-6 will host an online Virtual College Week starting next Tuesday, April 4th.  Online webinar sessions will cover topics including college preparation, admissions processes, financial aid, and more.  All sessions are free and open to high school students and parents.  Click her…

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Students in 9th - 12th grade can earn scholarships to over 60 different colleges through  Students can create an account and list their grades, activities, and accomplishments and start earning scholarships as early as 9th grade.  Click here to sign up and start earning money for college…

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Johns Hopkins Information Session

Johns Hopkins University will host an information session on Sunday, May 2nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Shorecrest Preparatory School Theatre, located at 5101 1st St. NE, St. Petersburg, FL, 33703.  Interested students can RSVP online here.

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USF Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium

USF's Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium will be held on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 from 9:00 am - 8:30 pm at the Marshall Student Center.  This event will feature research presentations by current USF undergraduate students.  High school students are invited to attend to learn more about…

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Ryan Nece Foundation Student Service Program

The Ryan Nece Foundation is currently accepting applications from high school sophomores for the Student Service Program.  This two-year leadership development and community service program includes monthly meetings, service projects, and a service learning trip.  Selected students have the opportun…

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International Festival Volunteer Opportunity

The Village Family Foundation and the Village Early Learning Center are in need of student volunteers for their International Festival 2017, which will be held on Saturday, April 8th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Interested students should contact Marlena Beamer via email at o…

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College Admission and Application Workshop - April 11th, 6 PM

The Bloomingdale High School Guidance Department and the Military Child Education Coalition's Parent to Parent Team invite parents and students in grades 9 -11 to a College Admission and Application Workshop on Tuesday, April 11th at 6:00 pm in the BSHS Auditorium.  This evening program will pro…

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Stanford University Pre-College Studies

Stanford University offers a variety of summer programs for students in grades 9-12, including on campus and online options.  Deadlines and application requirements vary by program.  For more information and to apply, click here

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Maryland Institute College of Art Open House

The Maryland Institute College of Art will host two spring Open House dates at their Baltimore, MD campus.  Current high school seniors who have been accepted to MICA are invited to attend the open house on Sunday, March 26th from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Current high school sophomores and juniors are i…

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Florida Atlantic University Spring Open House

Florida Atlantic University will host a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at their Boca Raton campus.  Students and parents can attend presentations from FAU's ten Colleges, tour campus, and interact with current students and faculty.  Interested students should …

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Eckerd College Summer Programs

Eckerd College is currently accepting applications from rising juniors and seniors for their pre-college summer programs.  Programs are offered in Marine Science, Writing, Leadership, and Sustainability.  Applications must be received no later than May 1st, 2017.  For more information and to registe…

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Stevens Institute of Technology Pre-College Programs

Stevens Institute of Technology is currently accepting applications from high school students ages 15-17 for summer program in STEM fields including electronic music, game design,  pre-med biology, virtual reality, and more.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and costs range from $2,000 …

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Duke University Summer Session

Duke University is currently accepting applications from current high school students for their credit-bearing Summer College Program (open to current sophomores and juniors) and their non-credit-bearing Summer Academy Program (open to all current high school students).  Students can experience life…

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Discover Swarthmore Program

Swarthmore College is now accepting nominations for their Discover Swarthmore Program.  Discover Swarthmore gives selected students the opportunity to visit campus all expenses paid.  Participants will meet other talented students, learn from faculty members, and stay in residence halls.  To apply, …

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HBCU College Fair and Decision Day

Blake High School will host an HBCU College Fair and Decision Day on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Blake High School media center.  Bethune-Cookman University, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and Edward Waters College will offer on-site admissions, and several other sc…

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UCF LEAD Scholars Program

The University of Central Florida is currently accepting applications for the LEAD Scholars Academy.  This is a leadership development program offering unique services and opportunities to UCF students, including LEAD Housing, priority registration, and scholarship opportunities.  To apply to the LE…

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HCC Admissions & Financial Aid Workshops

Hillsborough Community College will host admissions and financial aid workshops on Saturday, March 25th from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Brandon Campus and on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Ybor Campus.  Attendees can complete the HCC application, meet with financial aid staff and c…

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Free ACT, SAT, and PERT Test Prep for Juniors and Seniors

The Career, Technical, and Adult Education & the Office of Outreach and School Improvement are offering free test prep classes for the SAT, ACT, and PERT tests on select Saturdays through the remainder of the school year.  Students can go to any of the classes that fit their schedule, there is no ne…

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Princeton Review Free SAT and ACT Practice Tests


The Princeton Review is offering a free practice ACT on Saturday, April 1st and a free practice SAT on Sunday, April 2nd.  Both practice tests will be given at Nova Southeastern's Tampa campus from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Space is limited.  For more information and to sign up, click here

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Benedict College Spring Open House

Benedict College will host its Spring Open House on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at their Columbia, South Carolina campus.  Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the admissions process, academics, and financial aid.  Interested students should email Phyllis Tho…

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