A Dream Realized…National GEAR UP Conference (Washington, DC)

A Dream Realized…National GEAR UP Conference (Washington, DC)

A College Major Matters Even More in a Recession

A College Major Matters Even More in a Recession By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER June 20, 2014 Graduating into a recession is unlucky. The bad luck haunts young people for years, studies have shown, affecting their sa

Congratulations Stasia Dozier from Creek Bridge High School (GEAR UP)

Stasia Dozier, a rising 10th grade South Carolina GEAR UP student from Creek Bridge High School recently was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation at the South Carolina GEAR UP Superintendent Appreciation Dinne

Honoring 50 Years of Student Successes Through the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

U.S. Department of Education sent this bulletin at 06/19/2014 03:48 PM EDT News From ED Header Bookmark and Share The Class of 2014 is coming! This year’s Presidential Scholars will soon be arriving in Washin

College Application Month Boxes Are Arriving? Have You Received Yours?

College Application Month materials are being shipped statewide! We are looking forward to planning for 2014 College Application Month “season” in South Carolina. If you have questions regarding yo

5 Facts about today’s college graduates

5 Facts About Today’s College Graduates

Is College Worth It?

Some newly minted college graduates struggle to find work. Others accept jobs for which they feel overqualified. Student debt, meanwhile, has topped $1 trillion. It’s enough to create a wave of questions abou

Life in College Matters for Life after College

  May 6, 2014 Life in College Matters for Life After College New Gallup-Purdue study looks at links among college, work, and well-being by Julie Ray and Stephanie Kafka WASHINGTON, D.C. — When it com

First Lady Asks Students to ‘Reach Higher’

Elizabeth Morgan, Director of External Relations First Lady Michelle Obama told high school seniors in San Antonio on Friday that U.S. competitiveness in the global economy depends on their success in higher ed

College Attainment Rises, but Lumina’s 60% Goal Is Now Harder to Reach

By Eric Kelderman The percentage of American adults with a college degree grew 0.7 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to a report on college attainment released on Tuesday by the Lumina Foundation. That sma