Local Mom and Entrepreneur Corinne Connor makes college applications easier for everyone through her College Apps Made Easy program. Transcripts. Essays. Extracurriculars. Career interests. Academic skills. These are just some of the elements that factor into the typical college application. The process is stressful and overwhelming, especially for busy high school seniors and their families. […]
Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund provides the pathway for women to be exposed to opportunities as they realize they can be the instrument of change.
AGFAF believes in women empowerment through education! Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund (AGFAF) is a non-profit, committed to effecting social, gender and economic equality in Afghanistan. They secure scholarships and provide financial, emotional and academic support to the best and brightest young Afghans, primarily women, seeking a college education. They also support students by allowing them to […]
As the graduating class of 2017 prepares for the next chapter of their lives, they will embark in their last hoorah altogether, Project Graduation.
Studio042 believes in supporting the graduating class of 2017 by donating $1,400! As college applications and essays are being submitted by the many intelligent and well-rounded students of Montclair, it is a reminder that Project Graduation is also upon us. For years, seniors of Montclair High School have looked forward to the “all-night party” that begins […]
MSU’s Drop-In Center gives students Tea and Talk for a comfortable, quiet place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of college life.
Weekly doses of Tea and Talk helps students keep calm and carry on. The Montclair State University Health Promotion Drop-In Center hosts a weekly Tea and Talk workshop where any Montclair State student can stop by, have a cup of tea and chat with peer advocates and other students. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. and Thursday at […]
In the murky darkness that surrounds college applications, College Apps Made Easy is a guiding light for students and parents alike.
Get prepared for college with Corinne Connor. Preparing for college is difficult, which is why there are several services out there to help parents and students through the process. SAT prep courses, tutors, coaches and mentors all encourage students to plan. Corinne Connor, owner of College Apps Made Easy, stands out from the rest. Connor […]
Newark-based non-profit changes lives and keeps getting better with NJ SEEDS.
NJ SEEDS brings educational opportunities to New Jersey students. Since 1992, New Jersey SEEDS has transformed the lives of high-achieving students from low-income families. Via outstanding educational support, this group has activated a future for those brilliant young people who needed more than what their public school system could provide. The coalition is a privately […]
Millennials find that hope is not lost for pursuing their dreams after college graduation.
With graduation now come and gone, students prepare for post-college life. College graduation is one of life’s most exciting achievements. So why do so many young adults feel stuck after finishing school? Most millennials have accepted the challenge of working, interning and volunteering while studying full-time with fierce determination. So why does the fire burn […]
Selecting a college to attend can be a stressful process for both the future undergrad as well as the parents. Check out these four N.J. schools for help.
Top four N.J. colleges of all sizes. More often than not, 17 and 18-year-old high school seniors have very little idea what they want to do with their life. Heck, most adults still don’t know what they want to do with the rest of their life. It is a thought that will forever evolve, as it should. Choosing […]
Bad news for all the juniors out there currently slogging through the treachery of junior year: it doesn’t get any less stressful come senior year. In fact, it kind of gets a little bit worse.
Stressful Seniors are the new epidemic. Senior year is a lot more stressful than many members of the class of 2014 anticipated. While the year brings glorious events like graduation and senior prom, it also ushers in a whole mess of anxiety and stress thanks to the college application process. “College applications really [stink],” says […]