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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | September 2021

High Point University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

High Point University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

High Point University, whose campus "Innovators in Residence" have included such entrepreneurial luminaries as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, has joined the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program. 20 North Carolina colleges and 46 Methodist colleges now participate in the largest U.S. private college and university consortium.

Focused on developing life skills and fun, High Point stresses career shadowing opportunities, experiential learning, internships, service learning, study-abroad experiences, time management, and undergraduate research alongside faculty members, who are known for "great industry knowledge". 97% of HPU graduates are employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation.

"This is a school that believes in the American Dream. This is a school that believes that the best days are ahead and the leaders of tomorrow will propel our nation and our world forward. This is a school that believes in the art of the possible. A school that believes you can do it, that you have a duty to serve others. That, yes, you must be involved in your community, you must serve your world, you must develop yourself and evolve your persona from the inside out, that you have been created to make important things happen in your life and in the lives of others. That's what we believe. This is High Point University." - Dr. Nido Qubein, President

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Saint Elizabeth University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Saint Elizabeth University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Saint Elizabeth University, which recently used $347,000 in American Rescue Plan federal funds to pay off the debt of 116 full-time undergraduate students, enabling them to continue their education, has joined the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program. 95 Catholic colleges and universities now participate in the largest U.S. private college enrollment consortium.

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Princeton Review Recognizes St. Lawrence as One of the Nation's Best Colleges

Princeton Review Recognizes St. Lawrence as One of the Nation's Best Colleges

The popular college guide commended St. Lawrence for its outstanding academic and co-curricular offerings, compassionate professors and staff, dedicated alumni, and its tight-knit community. "We salute St. Lawrence University for its outstanding academics and we are genuinely pleased to recommend it to prospective applicants searching for their 'best-fit' college," said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review's editor-in-chief and lead author of "The Best 387 Colleges." Read More

Lake Forest College again earns high marks in national rankings

Lake Forest College again earns high marks in national rankings

Lake Forest College again is recognized as a top tier college by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review in their just-released 2022 rankings. U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked Lake Forest College as one of America's top 100 national liberal arts colleges. This year, Lake Forest earned #36 on a new listing of Most Innovative Schools. The magazine also ranked Lake Forest #3 in the nation as a Top Performer on Social Mobility, and #21 on its Best Value college listing-up a dozen spots from last year. Overall, Lake Forest is ranked #82 among the top 100 U.S. liberal arts colleges-up two spots from 2021. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Ready Set College - Explore. Connect. Fund.

We saw a need for a creative and unique college search, career planning, and funding website for students and their families so we built ReadySetCollege.org! It's the only college search tool that connects students' interests and skills with careers, majors, and colleges. It is packed with resources for families to learn about the best college funding strategies, including custom calculators and a library full of articles and tips. Read More

Networking With Professors As An Incoming Freshman

Wondering how to maximize your college degree? We have put together four tips for creating and sustaining a community that can help you succeed. Read More

The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy, ranked as the #1 college in the nation for return-on-investment over 15-year and 20-year periods (ahead of Harvard, MIT and Stanford), has joined the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program. The median earnings of a UHSP student six years after graduation: $124,100. The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy, ranked as the #1 college in the nation for return-on-investment over 15-year and 20-year periods (ahead of Harvard, MIT and Stanford), has joined the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program. The median earnings of a UHSP student six years after graduation: $124,100.

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Dominican University of California Ranked In Top 15% Nationwide For Best Colleges

Dominican University of California Ranked In Top 15% Nationwide For Best Colleges

Dominican University of California is ranked in the top 15% of schools in the nation by the 2022 College Factual Best Colleges Ranking for academic excellence and student outcomes. Dominican is ranked 309 out of 2,576 of universities and colleges nationwide in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Dominican held the number 381 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list. Read More

Gardner-Webb Begins New Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry

Gardner-Webb Begins New Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry

Gardner-Webb University offers a new undergraduate degree in biochemistry, beginning this fall. The Bachelor of Science program meets the needs of students who plan to pursue graduate degrees for health-related fields or biomedical research. Students could also go directly into jobs with chemical or pharmaceutical companies. Read More

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Ten Minute Professor's College Funding: 5 Ways to Save For College

We have put together our top 5 ways to save for college so that your family is prepared for the future investment. Read More

Transitioning from Middle School to High School

Transitioning from middle school to high school can be both exciting and stressful for students. To help ease their nerves, we've put together ten tips for students to use while transitioning from middle school to high school. Read More

The College of Wooster's SAGE Scholar Award

The College of Wooster's SAGE Scholar Award

The SAGE Scholar Award of $2,000 annually is in addition to the Tuition Rewards guarantee provided by Wooster, a proud partner of SAGE Scholars. There is no separate application for scholarship consideration. Eligible students must be participants of the Tuition Rewards program before eleventh grade and have submitted their Tuition Rewards Statement to Wooster prior to an official offer of admission. Read More

KCAI invests in career readiness with the NEW Professional Practice Center

KCAI invests in career readiness with the NEW Professional Practice Center

What happens when a studio artist and a business expert work together to create a career readiness program? You get the dynamic new Professional Practice Center, which empowers students and alumni to find success after graduation no matter which career path they choose. Read More

USF Named in U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

USF Named in U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report continues to recognize the University of St. Francis (USF) as a top university in the United States. This year's recognition in the publication's 2022 Best Colleges rankings marks USF's third year in the "National Universities" category, and the eighteenth consecutive year that USF has been honored by U.S. News & World Report. Read More

Davis & Elkins College - Reflecting Along the Journey

Davis & Elkins College - Reflecting Along the Journey

If asked to describe the opposite of mediocrity, for me it would be distinction and excellence. Those who pursue these two ideals are set apart from others as a result of this unrelenting drive to be the best we can possibly be ... no more and no less. Davis & Elkins College is very proud to have Dr. Chris Hammer, the coach of our Women's Triathlon team, as an important part of the College community. When it comes to demanding excellence, Chris is an inspiration to all and a wonderful role model to our students, faculty and staff. Read More