Summer 2007

  • By Sarah Bond Contributing Writer Their future seems bright. All they have to do is graduate high school, and then they're off to college, right? Well, yes, as long as your students don't get tripped up by some of the common senior-year mistakes. Students shouldn't let this stress them out, though. Knowledge is power, and knowing about the obstacles that can keep them from...
  • by Jenny Faubert Choosing a college to attend can be difficult. What would help with that decision? Would getting opinions from students already attending that college help? On a recent trip to ECPI College of Technology in Virginia Beach, VA, we decided to do just that. By speaking with their students, president and staff, we got an inside look on how the college operates. When ECPI...
  • By Kerry Turner Philip Cook 2006 Imagine America LDRSHIP Award Recipient Philip Cook describes the two best decisions he's made in his life as enlisting in the Marine Corps and thereafter enrolling at National College in Harrisonburg, VA. Last year, both his college and the Imagine America Foundation recognized his exceptional commitment to both by awarding him the LDRSHIP Award, a...
  • by Kerry Turner Ever wanted to find out how career colleges compare to other higher education institutions in the areas of enrollment, graduation rates and job opportunities? Every two years, the Imagine America Foundation publishes its Fact Book: A Profile of Career Colleges & Universities to help answer these and other important questions. The Fact Book contains research and analysis of...
  • A: Great question! The username and password are used to give counselors and career colleges access to the application management page where they can view, approve or deny pending student scholarship applications. Listed below are the steps for high school counselors and Imagine America college contacts on how you may obtain a username and password and how you can use it to view, approve or...
  • By Torian Brown Do you know of anyone who is currently, or has served in the U.S. military? The Imagine America Foundation supports those who serve through our Imagine America Military Award Program (MAP). MAP is a $1,000 career education award that is available to any qualified active duty, reservist, honorably discharged or retired personnel of a United States military service branch for...
  • Lockheed Martin’s Craig Quigley, and Retired Army General Barry McCafferty present Philip Cook with the 2006 LDRSHIP Award. Scholarships provide prospective students with the financial freedom to pursue their educations, and Lockheed Martin, an advanced technology company, is helping make those aspirations possible for students with military service records. Lockheed Martin provides...