Posted on 03 March 2012.
In an increasingly competitive world, your intelligence, knowledge base, and the perceived quality of your education are extremely important to succeed. It’s nearly impossible to get a good job out of high school, and difficult after finishing college. You need to suffer through an unpaid internship before you can get a good job, you need to go to a good school to get that internship, and you need to prepare yourself to get into a good school from an ever younger age. This can be expensive, and Nelnet student loans are available for every stage of the education you need to succeed.
Nelnet, National Education Loan Network, is an enterprise which works exclusively within the education industry, offering student financing programs as well as education software, and use their own loan management software which is also purchased by other lenders.
Nelnet offers loans starting at the very beginning of your educational career. If you need a loan to fully or partially fund your son’s or daughter’s private grade school or high school education, Nelnet provides loans of up to $20,000 per year, with a $1000 minimum. Private schools can form a fundamental part of the educational process, especially at the high school level. With faith in public schools fading, a private grade school can be an attractive choice for future success or simply to guarantee a good education.
Nelnet’s website offers some online resources for people looking for college information, allowing them to search for colleges based on a number of differing criteria including subjects offered, price, admission standards, and demographic information. This information is also provided for continuing education and online schools, graduate schools and private K-12 schools. Continue Reading
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Posted on 25 February 2012.
Mahad Ahmed is the Under-13 Scottish champion in the 200m and holds the British record in the 100m. He attends Glasgow School of Sport at Bellahouston Academy, which excels in coaching athletics, badminton, gymnastics, hockey and swimming. Pupils have eight hours of sport coaching a week which fits in around their academic commitments and entry is by selection only.”One of the school’s hockey coaches saw me running and suggested I had a trial,” says Mahad. “My parents were really proud when I was accepted. Yes, I study hard but I also get to run the 60m, 100m and 200m, which is great!”
Mahad Ahmed is a budding athleteGlasgow School of Sport is the first academy of its kind in Scotland and one of an elite collection of UK schools for talented children. These adapt the curriculum specially for pupils so that they can focus on core academic studies and develop their talent in tandem.
Inevitably some subjects have to be sacrificed, but many of these schools achieve excellent academic results. In 2007, 84 per cent of pupils at The Purcell School for Young Musicians in Hertfordshire achieved grades A or B at A-level and the overall pass rate was 100 per cent.
‘Results’ take on new meaning in these remarkable schools. “By nurturing our pupils and creating individualised programmes, our coaching teams have had some outstanding results – more than 60 pupils have represented Scotland in their sport,” says the school’s director, Angela Porter. Continue Reading
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Posted on 07 January 2012.
There are far too many young adults with brilliant minds that are not living up to their full academic potential simply because they are unaware of the free college grants that are made possible by various state, federal, government, and private organizations. We are all well aware of the fact that the cost of financing a standard four year college education can be staggering, much less the thought of continuing your education and attending grad school preceding the standard four year course.
It’s no surprise that so many young adults, as well as their parents, give up on the promise of an advanced education when they lack the funds needed to pursue this very important goal. Regretfully, thousands of young and enterprising young adults these days forgo a college education and settle for a mediocre future earning little more than minimum wage simply because they we unable to afford the expense of college tuition, and were uninformed, or misinformed about the availability of free college grants. Every young American with a desire to learn deserves a chance at receiving an advanced education regardless of their financial status.
The good news is that there is quite an abundant amount of financial aid for college students available to individuals, and their parents, who lack the funds to finance the high costs of tuition on their own. A very high percentage of college students are approved for a vast amount of different free college grants to help, or in some cases even fully finance the exorbitant costs of tuition. Unlike a loan, college grants are not repayable.
This is free government money that is given to you to pay for your education. No monthly payments, no interest, no worries. You never have to pay back one red cent of this money as long as you apply the funds awarded towards continuing your education. This free government money is an amazing resource tool to help take the financial pressures off of the struggling college student as well as the parents who are financially exhausted by trying to make ends meet while providing their children with the educational opportunities that they deserve. Continue Reading
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