Ten Great College Scholarships to Apply for This September

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/10/17 4:30 PM

Everybody could use more money for college, especially when it comes as a scholarship—the kind of aid you never need to repay.

Scholarships come in all shapes, sizes, and amounts. Groups ranging from charitable foundations to corporations to trade associations and more offer money for college.

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Topics: Financial Aid, Student Loans, Scholarships

Fall College Search and Application Checklist: Senior Year

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/8/17 4:30 PM

Everyone says the junior year of high school is the most important year in the college hunt, but your senior year comes with an equal amount of pressure—if not more—because you get to do all that while balancing a full load of high school classes, activities, and athletics.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Scholarships, Application Timeline, For High School Seniors

6 Senior Steps before Starting the College Countdown

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/3/17 4:30 PM

Welcome to just-before-senior-year crunch time. As a junior, you worked like crazy and gave it everything you had to make your academic skills shine. Once school starts, it’s time to begin the process to find, apply, and get into college. You’ll put the finishing touches on your applications, cross your fingers, and hope for the best.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Scholarships, Application Timeline, For High School Juniors

Four Expert College Search Tips

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/1/17 4:30 PM

Starting your college search can feel like some weird reality TV show… Our contestant begins this challenge buried in the Pit of Pre-College Postcards. After escaping that, they must navigate the Maze of Many Choices while being chased by caffeinated college admissions representatives. To advance into the next round, they need to pick 10 potential universities that best fit their needs. The timer starts… NOW! 

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Topics: Choosing a College, Application Timeline, For High School Juniors

Where Do You Start? Your First Step in the College Search Process

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/27/17 4:30 PM

Coyote chased Roadrunner. Indiana Jones and Monty Python both looked for the Grail, but only one of them found it (spoiler alert: he lost it again). Now you get to join the explorer’s club as you begin The Quest to Find the Right College for Your Future.

But where do you start? How do you get this train rolling? Good questions. That’s why we’re here. Consider this post a secret treasure map to your very own cache of college gold.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Choosing a Major, Application Timeline

7 Career Paths for Undecided College Majors

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 7/25/17 4:30 PM

As you approach the end of high school and the beginning of college, one of the biggest decisions in the next year or so is choosing your major. Whether you do it before you head off to college or once you get there, your college major represents the academic area you’ll live in for the next four years, plus the next big step toward your future.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Undecided


 

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