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Career Series

Career Panel Questions – Journalism and Creative Writing (4/13/2017) - Career Panel Questions – Journalism and Creative Writing By Coach Kristine   We recently started hosting career panel discussions with our coaches, so we could share our knowledge and experiences to learn from each other. This career panel topic covers journalism and creative writing. Included on our career panel were three coaches: Coach Aaron, double […]
Nursing Careers: Which is Right for Me? (9/23/2016) - Nursing Careers: Which is Right for Me? By Coach Paul   At College Admissions Assistance we have lots of students interested in becoming nurses. This is great since it is a growing career in a growing field. Nurses are a vital part of our healthcare system and do lots of good for our communities. However, […]
Careers Abroad (5/6/2016) - Careers Abroad By: Coach Kristine It can pay to have a resume that stands out from the crowd. Working abroad offers an amazing opportunity to not only build your resume, but also enrich your life through traveling, experiencing other cultures, and networking with people across the world! If traveling appeals to you, we recommend that […]

 

Press Releases

College Admissions Assistance (CAA) Helps Thousands Attend College (9/12/2016) - College Admissions Assistance (CAA) Helps Thousands Attend College By: College Admissions Assistance September 2, 2016   Reno, NV: College Admissions Assistance (CAA) offers high school students an effective review of their financial aid and college applications.  Students are encouraged to submit all college and scholarship applications, essays, as well as any financial aid documents for […]
College Admissions Assistance Awards First Round of 2016 Scholarships (8/9/2016) - College Admissions Assistance Awards First Round of 2016 Scholarships By: College Admissions Assistance August 5, 2016   Reno, NV:  College Admissions Assistance (CAA) is proud to announce our scholarship contest winners, William Adderly and Alison Hopper.  Each student entered the annual survey contest conducted by CAA for graduating seniors in the program.  Each year, CAA […]
College Admissions Assistance Expands Student Services (7/28/2016) - College Admissions Assistance Expands Student Services By: College Admissions Assistance July 15, 2016 Reno, NV: College Admissions Assistance (CAA) is proud to welcome four new coaches to their Student Services Department.  With the addition of these coaches, the Student Services team now provides families with over 700 hours of career and college preparation each week […]

 

Financial Aid

Award Letters Are Coming! (2/3/2017) - Award Letters Are Coming! This week we want to share a post with you from a couple of years ago. The information is now relevant again since a new batch of seniors are dealing with financial aid. Take a few minutes to read this blog and let your CAA coaches know if you have questions. […]
FAFSA Updates (8/26/2016) - FAFSA Updates By Coach James   The FAFSA is going through some major changes this year, and our coaches at CAA wanted to make sure our clients have the most up-to-date details.   What is the FAFSA?   FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the main application for federal […]
Award Letters – Is My College Affordable? (4/8/2016) - Is My College Affordable? By Coach James   By now, seniors should be in the midst of receiving acceptance letters and financial aid offers from colleges. We call these financial aid offers “award letters.” An award letter is a notice sent by a college that details the financial aid that an accepted student will receive […]

 

College Entrance Exams

SAT Subject Tests (3/27/2015) -   SAT Subject Tests For many high school students, standardized tests are the bane of their existence. The tests are offered only a few times a year, and the pressure to score high is unbelievable. In this week’s blog, to alleviate some of the stress, CAA would like to help you understand what SAT Subject […]
Low Test Scores Have You Down? (11/1/2013) - Low Test Scores Have You Down? Did your student receive lower test scores than what they were hoping for on their SAT and/or ACT? That’s okay!  Tell them to take a deep breath and keep on reading. Applying to college is stressful but when a student has less than average test scores, the task becomes […]

 

Applying to College

Searching for Colleges When You Have a Learning Disability (6/9/2017) - Searching for Colleges When You Have a Learning Disability By: Coach James   Searching for colleges can already be a daunting task, but when you have a learning disability there are a LOT more questions that you need to ask. At College Admissions Assistance, we want to help our students with learning differences ask the […]
Emotional Side of Choosing a College (3/31/2017) - Emotional Side of Choosing a College By Coach Paul   There are many reasons to choose to attend a college or university: academics, sports, cost, social reasons, family ties and more. In addition to those things, you should also consider questions about how you may feel about a school. Here are a few questions from […]
Midwestern Excellence: Washington University in St. Louis (2/17/2017) - Midwestern Excellence: Washington University in St. Louis By Coach Sara About a 20-minute drive west of the Mississippi River and downtown St. Louis lies the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Established in 1853 to give students in the Midwest better access to higher education, Wash. U. now ranks among the most selective universities […]

 

Recognition

Andrea Ramsay of Miami Nominated by CAA Coaches to Receive Judy Simpson Memorial Scholarship (8/1/2014) - College Admissions Assistance, LLC (CAA) Coaches enjoy shaping the lives of young people. This year the coaches were asked to nominate one graduating high school student that left an impact on them. Andrea Ramsay, of Miami, Florida, was chosen to receive the $1,500 Judy Simpson Memorial Scholarship based on her genuine character, financial need, and […]
Cassandra Belony Awarded the Judy Simpson Memorial Scholarship, a Tribute to a Dear Friend of CAA (1/9/2014) - Cassandra Belony Awarded the Judy Simpson Memorial Scholarship, a Tribute to a Dear Friend of CAA   College Admissions Assistance (CAA) proudly announced last week that Cassandra Belony will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship to use toward her current college expenses. The scholarship was named the Judy Simpson Memorial Scholarship to honor a former CAA […]