Posted in College, Social Media

What You Post on Social Media Can Have Dire Consequences

Kids: Don’t let memes kill your dreams.

Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, sisters: remind teenagers that actions have consequences, especially so in the world of social media.

What you post on Facebook/Twitter/Tumblr can harm your present and your future. Lewd posts and memes posted by incoming Harvard freshmen on a Harvard Facebook page resulted in their acceptance letters being rescinded.

Posted in Alvirne High School, College, Non-Fiction, Reference

2017 Edition: Peterson’s Two-Year Colleges

Peterson’s Two-Year Colleges is the trusted source of information for students, parents, guidance counselors, and educators–helping to match students with the right two-year or community college. With Peterson’s expert resources for education exploration, financial aid, test prep, and career guidance, students are well prepared for success–in college and beyond!,”–page [4] of cover.

Posted in Alvirne High School, College, Non-Fiction, Reference

Peterson’s “How to Get Money for College” – 2017 edition

For those parents and teens contemplating how to pay for college – as of this year, the average price for a four years at a state college is up to $45,000, and more than $150,000 at a private university – Peterson’s has just released its 2017 edition How To Get Money for College. (Click on the title to access the record in our catalog.)

The book offers advice and information on financial aid possibilities at over 2,300 colleges and universities, including state scholarships and various grants, and other financial relief outlets.