Spring 2008

  • by Jenny Faubert Warm temperature, urban city environment, or perhaps wide open spaces with lots of trees ... No, I'm not looking for a new home, but these are a few things that could influence my decision of what college to attend. Picking a college is just as important as moving to a new city. The college you choose just might be your next home ... until you retire to Florida. You...
  • by Jessica Breece For many students, the last two years of high school can be stressful and overwhelming. Various thoughts juniors and seniors may have while preparing for life after high school could include, "Will I be able to handle college life?", "Will there be anyone like me there?" or, "How will I find a job after college?" On a recent visit to DeVry...
  • by Jenny Faubert How many of you remember the utter joy of Saturday morning cartoons? Don't deny it, I know you do! Bowl of cereal in hand, sitting inches away from the television because you didn't want to miss the Road Runner drop an anvil on Wile E. Coyote. It's okay. You can smile. Samantha Mitchell, a Digital Animation student at Missouri College and recipient of the 2007...
  • by Kerry Turner Ever wanted to know why high school students make the decisions they make? You’re probably thinking, "If I knew the answer to that, my job would be a LOT easier!" The Imagine America Foundation wants to help you. We are excited to present "Understanding the High School Student," a new seminar offered in collaboration with the National Research...
  • A: In just a few minutes, your student can apply for the Imagine America scholarship online. Here's how: To start the application process, go to our web site at www.imagine-america.org. The application can be found by clicking on the tab "High School Students" on the left side of the web page, and then click on "Apply." The first thing the student needs to do is...
  • by Kerry Turner In virtually every possible situation, adult learners defy certain odds. They come from all walks of life and socioeconomic backgrounds. Most are employed and have one or more children, yet they still find a way to finance their education, earn a degree and cross the graduation stage. The Imagine America Foundation would like to help make it a little easier for adult students...
  • by Jenny Faubert Once students are accepted and enroll at their college, many won't think about it again until the day before they actually start classes. Don't let that be your student! Help your students prepare for college life. The Imagine America Foundation has just made it easier for you to help your students with its release of the 2008 Imagine America Student's Guide....
  • by Kerry Turner Do you know of a student who is struggling through high school and you’re worried that they might not make it to graduation? Perhaps you know of a student whose personal problems are so overwhelming that they lack the motivation to dream beyond a high school education. Luckily there are several organizations out there created to help students just like these. Jobs for...