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Admissions, Financial Aid, and Enrollment – Where to Start!

Admissions, Financial Aid, and Enrollment – Where to Start!

From trying to decipher financial aid and college forms to remembering important deadlines, it was different for us, mainly because we didn’t have anyone in our family navigate this pathway before. T...

Admissions, Financial Aid, and Enrollment – Where to Start!
What are Top Jobs, Why should you Keep Track and where can you Find Them

What are Top Jobs, Why should you Keep Track and where can you Find Them

In the news, you will sometimes hear about the top paying jobs in Alaska. At others times, you might find an article that talks about the fastest growing Alaska industry or occupation. However, you ...

What are Top Jobs, Why should you Keep Track and where can you Find Them
Other options that may lead into going to college or training

Other options that may lead into going to college or training

It’s your senior year in high school and all your friends are talking about what they are going to do next. Some of them will be attending college or trade schools right after high school; however, ...

Other options that may lead into going to college or training
Preparation, the best test taking strategy!

Preparation, the best test taking strategy!

Whether you’re thinking of attending college, joining the workforce, or going into the military, it is likely that you will need to take a test. The test(s) you need to take will depend on which car...

Preparation, the best test taking strategy!
What is WorkKeys and How it Can Work for You

What is WorkKeys and How it Can Work for You

If you’re considering career training (a vocational program or a registered apprenticeship program), or if you’re thinking about starting a new career, or shifting jobs in your current field, WorkKe...

What is WorkKeys and How it Can Work for You
3 Tools to Make Sure Your Career Path Will Pay

3 Tools to Make Sure Your Career Path Will Pay

You think you know what type of job you're interested in, and you may have even researched the type of training/education you’ll need to be able to get that job, but have you considered the earning p...

3 Tools to Make Sure Your Career Path Will Pay
Net Cost: Beyond the Sticker Price of Schools

Net Cost: Beyond the Sticker Price of Schools

The price of colleges can be a bit daunting and preparing to pay for higher education can cause families stress. When choosing a school, don’t let a big price tag intimidate you just yet. In your pos...

Net Cost: Beyond the Sticker Price of Schools
Saving Now for College Pays Later: 529 College Saving Plans

Saving Now for College Pays Later: 529 College Saving Plans

It’s no secret that going to college today costs more money than it did 10 years ago. If you’re a parent who has already started saving for your student’s college –congratulations! If not, one op...

Saving Now for College Pays Later: 529 College Saving Plans
The Alaska Can Network and why you should attend their conference

The Alaska Can Network and why you should attend their conference

Representatives from Alaska agencies, schools, businesses and institutions will meet in Anchorage on March 6th and 7th, 2019 for the “65 by 2025 Alaska Can – Looking Ahead” Conference. The confere...

The Alaska Can Network and why you should attend their conference
What You Should Know About Student Loan Refi

What You Should Know About Student Loan Refi

As student loan borrowers we now have the option to refinance our student loans to try to save money, or to lower our monthly bill, or to get away from raising interest rates from a variable rate loan...

What You Should Know About Student Loan Refi
From trying to decipher financial aid and college forms to remembering important deadlines, it was different for us, mainly because we didn’t have anyone in our family navigate this pathway before. The areas I wish I had assistance with were Admissions, Financial Aid and the Enrollment Process. Although I didn’t have someone to help guide me through the college process, I will try and be THAT person for YOU!
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In the news, you will sometimes hear about the top paying jobs in Alaska. At others times, you might find an article that talks about the fastest growing Alaska industry or occupation. However, you rarely see these two topics linked together when it comes to occupations.
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It’s your senior year in high school and all your friends are talking about what they are going to do next. Some of them will be attending college or trade schools right after high school; however, you may feel that you’re not quite ready to do that just yet. So, if you are not college or trade school bound after high school, what will you do? Are there any other options out there for you besides working in a low-wage job?
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Whether you’re thinking of attending college, joining the workforce, or going into the military, it is likely that you will need to take a test. The test(s) you need to take will depend on which career path you are interested in, but preparing for the test is just as important as registering for it and taking it. Often, these tests will impact your life such as help you in getting admitted into college/career training or may even be used as a placement test for certain subjects.
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If you’re considering career training (a vocational program or a registered apprenticeship program), or if you’re thinking about starting a new career, or shifting jobs in your current field, WorkKeys can be a requirement. Here’s the scoop to turn you into a WorkKeys expert.
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You think you know what type of job you're interested in, and you may have even researched the type of training/education you’ll need to be able to get that job, but have you considered the earning potential? Before you invest time and money preparing for a specific occupation it’s smart to find out what the future earning potential of that occupation might be. Here are 3 tools to help you find the earning potential of occupations you may be interested in.
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The price of colleges can be a bit daunting and preparing to pay for higher education can cause families stress. When choosing a school, don’t let a big price tag intimidate you just yet. In your postsecondary education journey, the first thing you’ll probably see is the schools’ published Cost of Attendance (COA), or as some may call it – the ‘Sticker Price’. We’ll show you the benefits of evaluating school options based on ‘Net Cost’ – and tell you how to calculate it.
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It’s no secret that going to college today costs more money than it did 10 years ago. If you’re a parent who has already started saving for your student’s college –congratulations! If not, one option to consider is a 529 College Savings Plan. A 529 College Saving Plan is a tax-advantaged investment account that allows you to save for future college costs. It’s usually offered by a state or educational institution.
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Representatives from Alaska agencies, schools, businesses and institutions will meet in Anchorage on March 6th and 7th, 2019 for the “65 by 2025 Alaska Can – Looking Ahead” Conference. The conference focus and goal is to unite cross-sector professionals in increasing the numbers of Alaskans enrolling and succeeding in postsecondary education. Participant takeaways will include practical skills to overcome common obstacles, new and strengthened partnerships, lessons from stories of succe...
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As student loan borrowers we now have the option to refinance our student loans to try to save money, or to lower our monthly bill, or to get away from raising interest rates from a variable rate loan, or to switch lenders – no matter the reason, we student loan borrowers now have options. Here is what you should know about student loan refinancing.
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