Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Need help with applying for Federal Aid $$??

COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY is on February 22nd 12:00pm-4:00pm Florida Community College401 W. State St. Jacksonville FL Florida Community College76346 William Burgess Blvd. Yulee FL The financial aid experts at College Goal Sunday will take you (step-by-step) through the FAFSA (Free Application Federal Student Aid) and provide you with a WEALTH of information about getting into college! DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Go to: Upon accessing the website, the student selects the icon labeled "Applying for College". On this page the student scrolls to far right column labeled QUICK LINKS and selects the Admissions Applications icon. The College Applications page populates the screen, the student must then select the continue button. Select the "Create an account" text field. Complete the information required for a log-in name and password. The application fields then populate the screen and the students must simply follow the prompts and field the text boxes with the required information. The website also provides information about the entire college application process, from admissions to financial aid. The students can select the Florida colleges to which they wish to apply and the basic demographical information remains saved in the system. Occasionally, each university may require additional information and this will populate the screen up selection. Once the students have registered on the site. The application they complete remains saved in the system for 90 days. So they can start an application and return later to complete.

Friday, January 23, 2009

BEACON January 27th & 28th

If you missed our Financial Aid night - have no fear!! BEACON (Bringing Economic and Career Opportunities Nearer) volunteers will be on campus next week to give seniors information about federal student aid (need-based aid), state-level aid (such as Bright Futures) and other scholarship information.

Monday, January 12, 2009

100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc.

Infinite Scholar College Fair Saturday, January 17th, 2009 Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel 9am-1pm Scholarships will be awarded ON THE SPOT to students who qualify!!!! BRING copies of: high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores, letters of rec, and a list of extracurricular activities - bring tapes if you play sports or have special talents (music, dance, etc.) REGISTER online @ - more info @

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

EW Financial Aid Night

January 21st @ 7pm in Houston Hall


Welcome back Commanders! I hope your break was restful and restorative. I wish you the best of luck in returning to your routine and getting back into the swing of things. Be sure to get ready for report cards (that go out on January 23rd) hard to succeed!