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As we begin 2018, many of our college planning cohort high school seniors successfully developed high quality self-presentations in advance of college and scholarship application deadlines. We assisted many students over the  holiday break with finalizing their Common Applications in advance of January 1 college admissions deadlines. However, cohort students, like Guilford County Schools’ Brenna Kaplan, who submitted Early Action or Early Decision applications, are already standing atop the mountains of their dreams with having

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December Activities

December 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) An important shift for high school seniors from college to scholarship research December represents an important transition for our College Planning Cohort seniors from college to scholarship research. As our College Planning Cohort high school seniors have finalized their college research, completed ‘Net Price Calculations,’ submitted their FAFSA, and identified institutional scholarship opportunities at each of their colleges, students now have estimates of

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November Activities

November 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) College Admission and Scholarship Applications October was a busy month for our College Planning Cohort Program. We welcomed new students and parents into our Guilford County Schools First Generation Ambassadors, Crossroads for Teens, and national cohorts; and began our World Victory International Christian Church Cohort (Greensboro, NC). The JSTEM Academy in San Antonio, Texas, has integrated our text, “A Middle School Plan for Students

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October Activities

October 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) October College Planning Newsletter FAFSA The FAFSA filing period opened today for all high school and college students applying for financial aid for the 2018/19 academic year. Please click onto the following link for a comprehensive overview of the FAFSA: Completing the FAFSA. Google Classroom Update September was a great introductory month for our College Planning Cohort Google Classrooms. October will bring

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September Activities

September 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) September College Planning Newsletter September 1, 2017 Welcome to the 2017/18 College Planning Cohort™ Program Today is the kickoff of our new College Planning Cohort Google Classrooms. As our program continues to evolve, Google Classrooms represent another means of furthering our efforts in closing the ‘college knowledge gap’ and assisting students in identifying the most viable postsecondary pathways to their college/career aspirations.

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August Activities

August 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) Important Changes This month brings important changes to our College Planning Cohort™ Program. Following is an overview of these changes. Google Classroom On September 1, we will begin our College Planning Cohort Google Classrooms. Each classroom will be designed to support a specific cohort. Please review the overview of the classroom in which you may have the opportunity to participate (listed in

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July Activities

July 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) July College Planning Newsletter Many of our graduating high school seniors are already immersed in summer programs on their respective college campuses, with many others anxiously awaiting the beginning of classes in August. A word of advice—budget! Those students who will be staying on campus will soon discover how incredibly expensive it is to furnish a space as small as a dormitory

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June Activities

June 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) Congratulations 2017 Cohort Students May 1 was the enrollment decision deadline for most colleges and universities in the United States. Each year, the journey of our high school graduates informs and inspires future cohort students. While many of our cohort students had impressive outcomes and were blessed with full, or near full scholarship opportunities, one student provided an historic merging of her efforts with

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May Activities

May 1, 2017 Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern ’79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College ’13) Why the Cohort is So Important The photograph used in this month’s blog posting reflects the annual high school graduation celebration worship service, hosted during May for the past ten years at the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia. This year, ten of the graduates also participated in our 2017 TCC College Planning Cohort, many of whom will be attending

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April Activities

Important Milestones This month’s blog photo symbolizes important milestones for cohort students. High school seniors should be confirming that all of their financial aid documents have been received by their institutions, reviewing financial aid award letters, calculating final college costs, submitting enrollment fee waivers, and finalizing enrollment decisions by May 1. Students, in grades 9 – 11, who have successfully completed the assigned activities since January should be well prepared for Spring Break and college visits, as one

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