Extending the Perkins Loan Program
I am delighted to share the exciting news that Lycoming College has been selected as one of the newest additions to the Best 382 Colleges list published by the Princeton Review. In particular, the August 2018 edition, which will be available in August 2017, will feature Lycoming as one of six new schools receiving the Best 382 designation. This designation means that the Princeton Review regards Lycoming College as among the “cream of the crop” of undergraduate institutions in America.
Choosing a college is never easy. As a senior in high school, my search for the perfect school was challenging. I knew I wanted to study art and become an art educator. My ultimate goal for the future is to be a children's book author and illustrator. So as I looked into different schools, I paid particular attention to each school's art program as well as the education programs they offered.
Have you ever gone to an ice cream shop and been overwhelmed by the number of options in front of you? Without the right tools, choosing your college can feel like buying a $50,000 bowl of ice cream. There are literally thousands of colleges and universities in the United States, all offering the ‘best’ education and an unforgettable experience, so how are you, a busy high school student, ever supposed to make an informed decision? Unfortunately, there is no easy answer, but we’ve come up with the top ten things to consider during your college search to make the process just a bit easier.
Have you heard about the changes coming this year to filers of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? These changes have been in the works for years as colleges and the federal government look to ways to simplify the process and give families more time to make the decision on which college is the best academic and financial fit for their child.