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Helicopter Educators

Helicopter Educators

By Amy Pimentel, Financial Aid Outreach Specialist College of the Sequoias   There’s been much discussion around the role of helicopter parents and overparenting, but I see high school and postsecondary institutions doing a lot of handholding and doing whatever...
The Financial Aid Talk

The Financial Aid Talk

By Amy Pimentel Financial Aid Outreach Specialist from the College of the Sequoias Community College, state college, and private college students have two things in common: one, they are chasing dreams; two, they worry about money. Granted, there’s the group...
DEA Inclusion: FAFSA. It just keeps getting better.

DEA Inclusion: FAFSA. It just keeps getting better.

By Rosario Torres By now you should have heard major FAFSA changes are coming your way Fall 2016 for the 2017-2018 academic year.  While these changes have raised legitimate questions as to how college administrators will treat the new FAFSA,...
White House Reach Higher Initiative

White House Reach Higher Initiative

WACAC is seeking members interested in applying to volunteer for one of four working groups, each will focus on a specific metric outlined by the leadership team. Read on to learn about these opportunities to for professional development and leadership!...
The Way I See It: Issues in Higher Education Today

The Way I See It: Issues in Higher Education Today

Curated by Amy Hammer As admission colleagues settle behind computer screens and review files for committee, we are provided a glimpse into lives of students across the world. We are given the opportunity to understand the challenges, triumphs, and tribulations...