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[Video]: HBCU/HSI Recruitment Tour Shatters Records, $9M+ in Scholarships Awarded

The District’s annual Historically Black College-University and Hispanic Serving Institution (HBCU/HSI) Recruitment Tour held this week at the Palm Beach County Convention Center was another huge success with 1,570 college acceptances given and $9,275,500 in scholarships awarded. This is up more than $1.5M from last year’s fair. Representatives from more than 21 colleges met with students…

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Want to be Debt Free After College? Get Some Tips at Upcoming Workshop

Flyer that says Debt Free College Workshop

High school juniors, seniors, and their parents are encouraged to attend a valuable workshop on January 23, where information will be available on financial aid and scholarships to help make college affordable and hopefully debt free. Information will also be available about Palm Beach State College’s programs, dual enrollment, and admissions. WHAT: Debt Free College…

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Here are Six Reasons Why You Khan, and You Should

A recent partnership between the online tutorial site Khan Academy and College Board has yielded some substantial early results. A recent national study of 250,000 students who used the program for 20 hours showed a 115 point increase between their initial PSAT and their official SAT scores, leaving College Board to say that they “believe…

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[Video]: See My Success: Seminole Ridge Construction Academy Student Impresses Teachers, Businesses

Seminole Ridge High School senior Robert Florexil has a passion for building which is being fostered in the school’s Weitz Construction Academy. His family owns a construction company in Haiti that Florexil hopes to one day head and expand to the United States. In the meantime, he’s showing true dedication for the craft by working Habitat…

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[Video]: See My Success: Forest Hill HS Senior Wins $40K Leaders for Life Scholarship

Victoria Estevez, a senior at Forest Hill High School, was surprised by the school’s cheerleaders, school administrators, and Take Stock in Children representatives as she was awarded at $40,000 Leaders for Life college scholarship. Estevez is the primary caregiver to her two siblings, her 95-year-old great grandmother and grandmother who has cancer while also managing…

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