School Counselors’ Blog

NWU expands support for your school’s low-income students.

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College-going rates among high school graduates declined across the board this fall, new data from Clearinghouse show. This drop was especially pronounced across low-income and high-poverty high schools and high schools with many Black and Hispanic students.

NWU Now Offers Test-optional Scholarships

Nebraska Wesleyan University launched its test-optional admission option a few years ago. We started it because research shows us a GPA earned over years of coursework is more predictive of students’ academic success than a single test score.

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Students Can Start Their College Search Strong with a Scholarship for Early Applicants

NWU’s new Lead the Way Scholarship is worth $4,000 over four years. And seniors at your high school can earn it today by applying to Nebraska Wesleyan through Early Action by October 15 and completing a one-page essay.

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Connect Your Students to Live Virtual Scholarship Events

Nebraska Wesleyan University is offering a series of live virtual scholarship events based on a variety of academic interests. When your students tune in to the event matching their academic interest, they will receive a single scholarship worth $4,000 over four years.

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Superscoring widens access, equity and inclusion gap

Rule changes to the ACT will give your students some new options for retesting starting in September. While these new rules provide benefits to some students, there is reason for concern about the changes’ overall impact.

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How do you measure a school’s impact?

Students should ask themselves, “Of the schools that fit my needs, which one provides the greatest value for my investment? Which school will give me the greatest impact?”

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