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5 Ways to Share the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 21, 2014 4:16:29 PM

We need your help in getting the word out about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The application is currently open and will close December 2, and we want community college students and educators to know about this opportunity.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Webinar Recording Now Available

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 17, 2014 4:55:11 PM

If you missed the informational webinar about our Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship on October 9 or want a refresher, a recording of it is now available. The webinar focuses on the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship’s eligibility requirements, key dates, and deadlines. Live participants also ask questions about the process and the program.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Tips

October 17, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 17, 2014 2:52:29 PM

October 17, 2014—Here is what’s new in education news this week.

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Topics: Friday Roundup,, education news

JKCF In The News: Virtual Advising System Aims to Expand College Access

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 16, 2014 4:29:17 PM

Caralee Adams has highlighted a new plan by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to introduce a virtual advising system into its services. The piece from Education Week, which you can read below, explains in further detail the plan to keep high-achieving, low-income students on the right track.

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Topics: education news

3 Tips for STEM Exam Success

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 15, 2014 3:37:39 PM

Grades in STEM courses rely heavily on your performance on exams. The following tips are designed to bolster your testing success.

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Topics: Tips, STEM

JKCF In The News: Reaching Out With Tech

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 14, 2014 1:08:52 PM

Carl Straumsheim of Inside HigherEd interviewed Executive Director Harold O. Levy about some of the Foundation's new initiatives. Read below to find out how technology could help high-achieving, low-income students enroll in and succeed at top colleges and universities.

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Topics: low income, education news

October 10, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 10, 2014 11:04:50 AM

October 10, 2014—Here is what’s new in education news this week.

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Topics: Friday Roundup,, education news

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Application Now Open

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 8, 2014 1:34:00 PM

The application for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is now open!

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Largest Scholarship in the Nation for Community College Students Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 7, 2014 9:52:00 AM

LANSDOWNE, VA – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship in the country for community college transfer students. As many as 85 students from a nationwide applicant pool will receive up to $40,000 per year for up to three years of study at any four-year accredited college or university of their choosing.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Media Release

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Receives College Advising Corps’ Inaugural Investor Impact Award

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 6, 2014 2:05:49 PM

LANSDOWNE, VA – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF), the nation’s largest scholarship foundation, has been selected as the first-ever recipient of the College Advising Corps Investor Impact Award. This award is intended to recognize donors whose significant and sustained support has enabled the College Advising Corps (CAC) to provide college counseling to thousands of high-need students throughout the United States. Since it began nine years ago, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded more than $13 million to CAC and its university-based programs.

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Topics: Media Release

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