Monday, April 22, 2013
Three workshops in April & May to help cut through the clutter & confusion.
The Scholarship Foundation in Richmond Heights is holding workshops to help families better understand college financial aid letters. The dates for the workshops at the Scholarshop are: Wednesday, April 24, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 1 p.m. The Scholarship Foundation is located across from the St. Louis Galleria Mall at 8215 Clayton Rd. Those attending are urged to RSVP by calling 314-725-7990 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Scholarship Foundation is a non profit organization, founded in 1920 and more than 10,000 students have been awarded more than $58 million in interest-free loans and $3.8 million in grants by the foundation.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Spread the word about your athlete's accomplishments on National Signing Day.
Wednesday, high school athletes in a variety of sports will be putting pen to paper and making official their pledge to play football, soccer, baseball and other sports at the college level. Particularly in the world of college football, "National Signing Day" has turned into something of a holiday for fans eager to find out if their favorite college program will get the top "blue-chip" recruits. With so many schools in the area, there's no way we can get to all of them, which is where you come in. There are three ways you can make sure the athletes in your family or at your school can get the spotlight that he or she deserves. (All require a Patch login, which is free and painless!) You can also email a photo to Gregg.Palermo@patch.com or…
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to offer advice to help high school students and parents prepare for college.
Welcome to Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comment section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking all about preparing for college. Patch wants to help you find the answers to your questions, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a college preparation related question, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a local expert and would like to be added to the list, let us know! email@example.com
Monday, October 22, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can share their advice to help high school students and parents prepare for college.
We want to find the answers to all your questions about preparing for college this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about preparing for the ACTs, applying for loans or scholarships and any otherinformation college-bound students and parents may have. If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Oct. 25. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to…
Monday, October 10, 2011
Expert knows Ladue's Michael Scherer is the tonic the Tigers need right now.
Gary Pinkel, Mizzou football coach, are you listening? Next fall, without fail, you need to play new freshman Michael Scherer and probably both ways. I'd be happy to repeat that. Scherer is a standout senior at MICDS, a private prep school in Ladue. Mizzou hasn’t had two-way starters since the 1960s when Andy Russell of Ladue played fullback and linebacker and Texan Johnny Roland started sometimes at runningback and safety. It can be done. Football is no more physical or demanding today than back in the Dan Devine era, in which, by the way the Tigers were never losing to Kansas State. Saturday’s woeful performance in the other Manhattan only proved the Tigers need to upgrade their talent. Tiny 185 pound backs ran Mizzou’s defense silly. …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Patch spoke with area principals and counselors about the college admission process.
Chesterfield parents and high school seniors are sweating through the final sprint of the college admissions marathon. January is college crunch time. The list of duties and deadlines is seemingly endless. Patch spoke to area high school principals and counselors for advice on how to survive during this stressful race. “Most seniors, 80 or 90 percent, have already applied to colleges of their choice,” said Sarah Power, a principal at Parkway Central High School. But, the process doesn’t end there. Students need to stay organized and be aware of deadlines. In order to stay on track, seniors should: Sign up for the ACT and/or SAT as soon as possible. If you haven’t taken these tests or if you want to retake for a higher score, test dates …