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2010-11-19 14:01:00

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For time-pressed students with higher education on their minds, deadlines for applying to their preferred colleges are fast approaching. Indeed, the vast majority of college applications are due by December 1st. Needless to say, completing the required forms and essays, gathering the necessary transcripts and recommendation letters and then getting them all in on time can weigh heavily on students this time of year. ConnectEDU makes the college...

2010-06-29 09:00:00

BOSTON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all gleeks and triple threats! The Arts Edge, an educational consulting firm, is offering a Broadway-inspired scholarship for Arts Edge Summer, a unique two-week musical theater and college prep boot camp in New York City. Scholarship applicants will be reviewed by top-tier performing arts and education professionals including "Rock of Ages" star Constantine Maroulis and "Memphis" headliner Chad Kimball. The elite Arts Edge Summer program,...

2010-01-12 07:30:00

BOSTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.net ) the Web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education and launch their career, today announced that the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) will standardize its college admissions process using SuperAPP(TM) across all 22 high schools in its district. To more quickly and efficiently provide students with a formal process to send every aspect of their applications electronically in the format of their...

2009-11-23 07:30:00

BOSTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education and launch their career, today announced that 21 new colleges have signed on as SuperAPP partners since the solution was launched just four weeks ago. Additionally, SuperAPP was a key component of "College Application Week" in Detroit (October 26-29) where over 4,000 college applications were completed by seniors at 28 Detroit Public High Schools in just...

2009-11-11 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- MBA students and alumni from across top US business schools are sitting down in front of the camera and giving applicants an insider's look at the admissions interview. Their efforts come at a time when applicants need all the help they can get. When the economy goes sour, people flock to b-schools, burying MBA programs in applications. Top business schools are seeing record-breaking numbers of applicants and choosing more and more selectively, turning an...

2009-10-27 10:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has continually grown its user base while at the same time streamlining the college application process for students and counselors. CFNC.org serves as North Carolina's one stop shop to "plan, apply, and pay for college," utilizing proven technologies and partnerships with the state's educational systems to reduce administrative burdens and costs, and most...

2009-09-24 07:30:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education and launch their career, today announced from the National Association for College Admission Counseling Conference (NACAC) that it has acquired CollegeZapps, a leader in college application processing. This latest strategic initiative builds on the company's acquisition of PrepHQ in July 2008 and combines ConnectEDU's expertise in electronic document...

2009-07-20 14:26:00

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Common Application, the 35-year-old not-for-profit organization that revolutionized the college admission process, and Docufide, Inc., the nation's leading provider of high school and postsecondary e-transcript services, today announced an important partnership. Effective immediately, several thousand secondary schools under contract with Docufide may now electronically deliver their transcripts to any of the nearly 400 Common App member...

2008-11-11 12:00:21

High schools in the country's eighth largest public school system are using virtual technology to level the playing field for their socioeconomically disadvantaged college applicants. Students unable to meet admissions officers on campus can now personally express their qualifications, initiative and potential through secure, quick-format online video from CollegeSupplement.com. Click here for ABC-6 on-site news report "Many of our kids are exceptional postsecondary candidates with...


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