The Potential of a Promise

The Potential of a Promise Andrew Colson, Admissions Counselor & Program Manager of the UAB Birmingham Promise, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) What is the Birmingham Promise and why does it matter? When the Birmingham Promise Scholarship was first announced by the city of Birmingham, Alabama, in the fall of 2019, I was […]

The Higher Education Act of 1965

The Higher Education Act of 1965 Bill Pruden, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC November 8, 2020 marks the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Higher Education Act of 1965, a milestone piece of legislation that altered the relationship between the government and the higher education community and whose influence continues to be deeply felt to this […]

December MS State of the Month Post: How The University of Southern Mississippi Has Aligned Freshman Scholarship Amounts to Maximize Affordability for Full Pell Grant Recipients

How The University of Southern Mississippi Has Aligned Freshman Scholarship Amounts to Maximize Affordability for Full Pell Grant Recipients By: Susan Scott, Senior Associate Director, University of Southern Mississippi As college costs continue to rise, students’ ability to pay has not, motivating Enrollment Services leadership at The University of Southern Mississippi to take a deeper […]

October AR State of the Month Post: Scarlet to Black at Arkansas State University

Scarlet to Black at Arkansas State University By: Pamela Bowie, Senior Director of Admissions, Arkansas State University Paying for college can be both “spooky” and “scary.” College cost vs. investment continues to be a topic discussed in university admission offices, high school counselor conference rooms, and around the dinner table. Because money matters, Arkansas State […]