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This blog is designed to provide relevant and helpful information to prospective college students, guidance counselors and those wishing to enter the field of college admissions and enrollment management.
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Chatfield College Supports Work-Study Program | Chatfield College

Chatfield College Supports Work-Study Program | Chatfield College | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
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Ursuline's have always valued service and that value is at the core of our mission at Chatfield  College.

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CollegeWeekLive Offers Online Continuing Education on College Readiness for High School Counselors

CollegeWeekLive Offers Online Continuing Education on College Readiness for High School Counselors | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
Needham, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 -- Register now at www.CollegeWeekLive.com/CEU and log in on August 8th, September 26th and October 17th for Live Video Continuing Education.
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A nice offering from CollegeWeek Live for our guidance counselor friends.

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Scholarships For Women | Collegespirit: Best Scholarship Search On the Web

Scholarships For Women | Collegespirit: Best Scholarship Search On the Web | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
Did you know there are millions of dollars in scholarships just for women (here too)? Of course you did but... by Tarrence Flowers
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Free Money is always a "good thing!"  Don't be a student who leaves money on the table.  

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College Admissions: 6 Books Every College-Bound Student Must Read

College Admissions: 6 Books Every College-Bound Student Must Read | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
Lazy days of summer are here.If you have a student heading off to college in the fall, or if you are about to suffer the loss of having kids at home, here are some “must have” books that will help ease the transition and arm you with valuable strategies...
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Great resources for college bound students.  JP 

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It Matters Whether Our Students Succeed

It Matters Whether Our Students Succeed | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
It matters to colleges and universities whether students succeed. It didn't always, though. The failure of our students sometimes even validated what we thought about our academic rigor.
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Amen, Amen, Amen!

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Enrolling new students is step one, but don’t forget about retention - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment

Enrolling new students is step one, but don’t forget about retention - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
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This is great article on retention. Not the same old stuff either.  when I was a public school teacher I made an effort every day to "catch my students being good" and reward them.  This article has describes how to do that with today's college student and why it necessary.  

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Three Trends Shaking Up Admissions | University Business Magazine

Three Trends Shaking Up Admissions | University Business Magazine | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
News, Articles and Community for higher education decision makers. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.
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A commercial. but a good webinar none the less.  

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Chatfield College to Expand in Over-the-Rhine (Cincinnati.com) | Chatfield College

Chatfield College to Expand in Over-the-Rhine (Cincinnati.com) | Chatfield College | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
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Time-Management Strategies for Working Parents - Fox Business

Time-Management Strategies for Working Parents
Fox Business
I am sure you've heard the saying, “A mother's work is never done.” This is especially true for parents who continue working after they've had kids.
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Wow do I need these, 9 month old twins + demanding career = very little time.

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Unemployment Prompts Online Training Challenging Colleges: Jobs - Bloomberg

Unemployment Prompts Online Training Challenging Colleges: Jobs
Bloomberg
For job training, momentum for online education is building. Richard Gallanti, a vocational counselor at Rehabilitation Perspectives Inc.
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Their are many short term benefits to job training. The key word is short term.  So often these folks find themselves in the same boat only a few short years down the road as technology continues to replace the doers.  The future is for learners.  Today fastest growing careers were not even in existance a few short years ago.

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Good News: Black Women Enroll In College More Than Any Race And Gender

Good News: Black Women Enroll In College More Than Any Race And Gender | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
.By Janks Morton EDUCATION | Black Women have surpassed all groups by race and gender for college entrance College Enrollment For the first time since the US Census has collected data around educational attainment and enrollment, in 2011 African-American...
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Diversity efforts making a real difference in the make up of today's incoming freshman.

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Jeff Selingo on Curing the College Dropout Syndrome

Jeff Selingo on Curing the College Dropout Syndrome | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
A conversation with Jeffrey Selingo, the author of “College (Un)Bound,” who argues that the higher-education system is both vital to the American economy and “broken.”    

Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.
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A Rising Share of Young Adults Live in Their Parents’ Home

A Rising Share of Young Adults Live in Their Parents’ Home | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
In 2012, 36% of the nation’s young adults ages 18 to 31—the so-called Millennial generation—were living in their parents’ home, the highest share in at least four decades.
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Get an Education, Get out of your parents house!!

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Pay for College - 7 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid

Pay for College - 7 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
Getting financial aid can make it possible for you to go to college. Find out what you need to know now. (Cost is an important factor when you’re searching for colleges. Be sure you know these 7 facts about financial aid.
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You can never know too much about financial aid.  Just ask Dawn Hundley Chatfield College's Finacial Aid Director.

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Chatfield continues to grow

Chatfield continues to grow | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
serving Brown County, Ohio including the communities of Georgetown, Mt. Orab, Ripley, Bethel, Sardinia, Fayetteville, Russellville, Decatur, Hamersville,
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Rather Gushy Article about our success.  But hey, I will take it.

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5 Things to Know About the Transition From High School to College - StudentAdvisor

5 Things to Know About the Transition From High School to College - StudentAdvisor | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
5 tips for high school students making the transition to college.
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Some quick tips to share with those you know making the jump to college.  The article does not mention it but these tips apply to non traditional students as well.

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New For-Credit MOOC Provides Open Access to Popular College Course while ... - PR Web (press release)

New For-Credit MOOC Provides Open Access to Popular College Course while ...
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Wow this looks really cool.   I have several friends who work at Tiffin and thus seems like a great opportunity for anyone wanting to brush up on their study skills.

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Relief for College Sticker Shock

Relief for College Sticker Shock | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
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Did you just get your bill from the school you wanted to attend in the fall?  Chatfield College is the most affordable private liberal arts college in the state of Ohio.  You can afford a private school education for the cost of the community college.  Check out how affordable it can be to get all the benfits of attending a quality Catholic College no matter what your faith background or financial situation.  Please visit https://www.facebook.com/chatfieldcollegeadmissions for more information.

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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
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Check out the hard work of our students and staff in our newest literary journal published through Amazon.  Ellie Rung from our department did a lot of work putting this together and we are very proud of the final result.  Order your copy today.

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IMF Courses Offered Online - New York Times

IMF Courses Offered Online - New York Times | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
IMF Courses Offered Online New York Times The International Monetary Fund and edX, a nonprofit online venture started by Harvard and M.I.T., have announced a collaboration to offer the fund's training courses in macroeconomics and finance on the...
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We can all now get an Ivy leage education......well sort of, interesting read

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Common Core: Setting the Record Straight

Common Core: Setting the Record Straight | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
Common Core: Setting the Record Straight
Education Week News
In recent months, however, a number of myths have started circulating in the policy community and the media about these standards.

Via Darren Burris
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Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Use of Military Tuition Aid

Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Use of Military Tuition Aid | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
The lawmakers called for stricter accreditation standards and criticized some institutions as using slick marketing tactics to get a larger cut of federal dollars.
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Cincinnati.com

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Chatfield College awards first East End Adult Education Center Scholarship
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Another example of how we can help make college affordable at Chatfield.

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Admissions Officers Suggest Summer Reading for High School Students, Parents

Admissions Officers Suggest Summer Reading for High School Students, Parents | Higher Education Admissions | Scoop.it
Summer reading suggestions offered by college admissions counselors in the NY Times.
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So many students think they are prepared for college level reading and writing when they are not.  This should help.  If you would like more resources feel free to contact me or follow this page as I will publish articles like these on a regular basis.

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