Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

Beth Zielinski

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Cooke Alumni Buzz

Posted by Beth Zielinski on Feb 12, 2018 5:45:32 PM

See how far Cooke Scholars can go!
Here's the latest updates from alumni of our various scholarship programs:

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Topics: alumni

Finding Housing at Your New School

Posted by Beth Zielinski on Jun 2, 2016 5:54:22 PM

Our Undergraduate Transfer Scholars and other high-achieving community college transfer students find plenty of academic challenges when they first transition to a four-year campus in the fall.  But those same students usually face a different kind of challenge after they enroll, which can affect their college experiences and their odds for success: housing.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Tips, Transfer students, college cost

Don’t Let Application Fees Dictate Your College List

Posted by Beth Zielinski on Nov 5, 2014 4:17:00 PM

When applying to colleges, either as a traditional first-year student or as a transfer applicant, step one is to identify the best schools for you in terms of academic match and personal fit. Don’t let the prospect of high application fees stop you. Before you start eliminating colleges from your list due to application fees, explore whether the school offers an application fee waiver.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, College Scholarship, tips for college application, application, college decision

3 Tips for Navigating the Transition to College

Posted by Beth Zielinski on Sep 18, 2014 2:58:00 PM

I'm back with part two of tips to help you with your transition! If you haven’t already seen part one, it can be found here.

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Topics: Tips, college freshman, college readiness, Transfer students

4 Transition Tips for New College Students

Posted by Beth Zielinski on Sep 11, 2014 10:39:00 AM

As the summer draws to a close and you begin your first semester at your new school, there are a few items to consider in addition to your class schedule and moving into your new residence. No matter if your journey starts on the east coast, west coast, or in-between coasts, we have assembled a few universal tips for all new students starting at a four-year institution.

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Topics: Tips, college freshman, college readiness, Transfer students

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