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Mississippi students who complete a FAFSA have 4.6 times greater odds of enrolling in college than those who did not complete a FAFSA. Yet, students who could benefit from financial aid the most are less likely to apply leaving some of the $120 billion in financial aid on the table each year to help pay for college. That’s why, along with our partners, we assist students and high schools with FAFSA completion. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is necessary to receive... Read More
at Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Counselor Resource Alert: Social Media Toolkit

This year, Get2College is launching a new social media toolkit, designed to help counselors, college admissions staff, parents, and community leaders engage students by sharing news and college access information. The toolkit will be available on our website and will include information about the FAFSA, ACT dates, College Signing Days, state financial aid deadlines, degree and college types, sources of financial aid, and more. The Get2College social media toolkit is free and easy-to-use and... Read More
at Friday, August 30, 2019

Get2College Launches New FAFSA Tracker

Get2College, a program of the Woodward Hines Education Foundation, has launched a dashboard, aimed at helping high schools track FAFSA completion among their high school seniors. Financial aid is one of the barriers for college access and completion for underserved students. Completion of the FAFSA has a strong correlation to college access. In addition completion of the FAFSA by priority deadlines links low-income students to critical financial resources. The goal of the new dashboard is to... Read More
at Tuesday, February 5, 2019

New “Counselor Corner” Newsletter by Get2College

Earlier this week, we debuted our new email newsletter for Mississippi high school counselors called Counselor Corner. Inside this first edition, counselors found information regarding new local college programs, professional development events at their nearby Get2College Center, the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP), ACT Fee Waivers, Advanced Placement Test scores, and more. To sign up for the spring edition of Counselor Corner, email Lisa Potts, Communication and Impact Coordinator... Read More
at Friday, November 9, 2018