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9 Out of 10 New Jobs Need a College Degree

Jul 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Blog

According to the data recently released by the Labor Department in a monthly jobs report, nine out of ten new jobs created in the last year are held by those at least 25 years old. This has been a continuing pattern since the early 1980s, with an increasing number of jobs created for a higher […]

Virtual Advisors for College Admissions

Jun 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Admissions, Bloomberg Philanthropies, College, college admission, College aid for low income, College finance, College guidance, College Point, college preparation, CollegePoint, ESL student aid, Financial aid for low income, Low-income student aid, Virtual Advisors for College Admissions

A new nonprofit program called CollegePoint,, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is working to assist the one-quarter of high achieving, low-income students navigating the college application process alone. CollegePoint contacts potential candidates directly, pinpointing those low-income high school students that do well on the PSAT or SAT, and matches them to a virtual advisor. Each […]