Finding Scholarships with Bold.org

Learn what bold.org is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how it got started, how students can apply for scholarships, and how students have been successful in the past.  Read More

What’s the Difference Between a College and a University?

Differences include size, the inclusion of smaller colleges, types of degrees, and programs offered.  Read More

Tax Forms Related to Higher Education

We offer guidance on the 1098-T, 1098-E, 1099-DIV for U.Plan, and 1099-Q.  Read More

The Facts on International Baccalaureate (IB)

This curriculum is designed for students ages 16 – 19 to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people, and is known for its rigor and consistency across high schools and countries.  Read More

9 Scholarships with March Deadlines

Scholarships include the SEO Design Chicago Digital Marketing Scholarship, Tzu Chi USA Scholarship, Old School Labs Scholarship, Parnall Law Scholarship, High School Social Leaders Bi-Annual Scholarship, Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship, Sleepopolis Scholarship, Modern Castle Scholarship, and VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  Read More

Going Deep with Summer Search

Learn about Summer Search including its mission, who is eligible to participate, how the program impacts students, the college prep services offered, alumni involvement, and challenges the organization faces.  Read More

5 College Admissions FAQs

Topics include how to share hobbies that are not official groups or clubs, finding full-need schools, college interviews, the cost of admissions applications, and applying to out-of-state colleges.  Read More

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February 25, 2020

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