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FAFSA C OMPLETION & S CHOLARSHIP T OOLS FOR F IRST -G ENERATION & U NDERREPRESENTED S TUDENTS Presented by:
Danielle Santos Community Outreach Manager Brittney Cleveland Senior Manager of Partner Engagement email@example.com www.collegegreenlight.com
Today’s Agenda College Greenlight Overview Website Demonstration & Best Practices Additional Resources Q&A
About Us College Greenlight is a free, online college and scholarship resource for first- generation and underrepresented college- bound students. We support the needs of community based organizations and high schools, helping students make well-informed decisions to achieve better college outcomes.
Overwhelmed Not-invested Uninformed These are common negative feelings and issues that students face during their financial aid search College Greenlight offers free tools to better support students in the financial aid process
Counselor Tools, Marathons & Raffles Reinforce the FAFSA and scholarship completion process through reporting and incentivized programming College Profiles & Content Understand best financial fit college options and resources before high school senior year Overwhelmed Not-investedUninformed Scholarship Database Identify local and match scholarships that increase chances of winning College Greenlight offers free tools to better support students in the financial aid process
FAFSA and Scholarship Completion Month Students who submit proof of completed FAFSA and scholarship applications. College Greenlight will enter them in our weekly raffles and Marathon raffles for a chance to win up to $100, as well as our $1,000 scholarship. When: Every week, Feb. 1 st - Feb. 28 th Weekly Raffles Saturday, Feb. 28 th (tentative) Scholarship Marathon Who: High school and current college students from all grade levels are welcome. We encourage high school juniors and seniors to participate. Where: Online on the College Greenlight platform.
Additional Resources Applying to College: How to Request a College Application Fee Waiver http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/request-college-application-fee-wavier/ http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/request-college-application-fee-wavier/ How to Build Your College List http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/build-college-list/ How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/ask-letter-recommendation/ How to Make a Strong Impression on a College http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/4-ways-make-strong-impression-college-university/ http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/4-ways-make-strong-impression-college-university/ Scholarships: Undocumented Student Scholarships http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/easy-scholarships-for-undocumented-students/ December Scholarships for High School and College Students http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/easy-december-scholarships/ FAFSA: Everything You Need to Know About Submitting the FAFSA http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/everything-you-need-to-know-about-submitting-your-fafsa/ Answers to the Most Common FAFSA Questions http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/answers-to-the-most-common-fafsa-questions/
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