So, you want to further your education? Will you pursue a college degree or vocational certification? Which schools offer the programs you need? Is there a campus near you or can you complete it online? Will financial aid be an option? Whether you already have answers to these questions or you’ve just started your research, you’ve come to the right place. SchoolBound.com is here to help, so let’s get started!
Once you've figured out your area of interest and what kind of degree or certification you'll pursue, the next big question is how to pay for it. While higher education costs can seem prohibitive, the good news is that there are lots of options available to help you finance your academic pursuits.Read more
April is an exciting month for most high school seniors. Most have received their college acceptance letters and are making their final decisions on where they will attend college this fall. Unfortunately, some students have not been so lucky; some are still sweating it out, hoping to make it off the waiting list, or worse, they’ve only received college rejection letters. There are a number of reasons why students may not have …Read more
When it comes to searching and applying for scholarships, many students and parents are unsure about where to look. Here are five places you should always turn to when seeking free money for college: 1. Searching and Applying for Scholarships Online Use reliable scholarship websites that offer updated scholarship data and a profile-based matching system. Time-saving scholarship matching services will use the information you supply about your grades, hobbies, awards, …Read more
If you ask many high school seniors, the ultimate college dream is to attend an Ivy League school, such as Harvard University or Yale University. These schools represent the highest pinnacle in a college education and many students would be willing to do whatever it takes just to get a ‘golden ticket’ to any of them. Unfortunately, that dream also comes at a price. It’s no secret that a private …Read more
Here’s a quiz to test yourself on how much you know about Memorial Day and the wars in which U.S. soldiers have fought and died. Answers, with a bit of history, follow the questions.1. What’s the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?Read full article >> Read more
The narrative of Dr. Nash’s brilliant rise, the lost years of severe mental illness, and the eventual awarding of a Nobel Prize captured the public mind. Read more
Six of the largest U.S. school districts have pooled their collective purchasing power to make significant changes to school lunch, and they’re starting by jettisoning the polystyrene tray.The Urban School Food Alliance, a coalition that includes the school systems of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Dallas and Orlando, Read more