10 Things You Need to Know About the FAFSA

10 Things You Need to Know About the FAFSA

EVERYONE who's getting ready to go to college or career school should fill out the FAFSA form. Completing and submitting the form can be daunting, so Career Compass college & career coach Ashley LeSaicherre has compiled some of her favorite tips. 

One Step at a Time: A Career Compass Student Story

One Step at a Time: A Career Compass Student Story

Jake Vincent is a sophomore at Nicholls State University who we first met years ago when he was senior at H.L. Bourgeois High School in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. We caught up with him on a visit to his old high school and asked him to share his thoughts about Career Compass.

 

We Wish You a Merry Coach-Mas!

We Wish You a Merry Coach-Mas!

This month, College & Career Coach Ashley LeSaicherre spreads her special brand of holiday cheer to our faithful blog audience.

Making the Grade

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Making the Grade

This month, College & Career Coach Ashley LeSaicherre digs into how students’ choices in high school have an impact on their post-secondary options. She teamed up with Robin Tullier, Career Compass College & Career Awareness Seminar Supervisor, to share some advice on how to approach the new school year.

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Impact by the Numbers: Our Year in Review

Impact by the Numbers: Our Year in Review

It's been a record year! We present some of our top statewide statistics, celebrating the hard work and achievements of our students, and the dedication of our College & Career coaches. Read more...

Introducing the Boo Grigsby Foundation Scholarship Graduates of 2016-2017

Introducing the Boo Grigsby Foundation Scholarship Graduates of 2016-2017

Entering its ninth year, the Boo Grigsby Foundation Scholarship Program, administered by Career Compass of Louisiana, has transformed the lives of 77 Greater Baton Rouge area students who would not have otherwise followed their dreams to college. To date, the program has produced 31 college graduates, including those in our newest class. Read more...

Financial Aid and Ordering Pizza: It’s the Same (Sort Of)

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Financial Aid and Ordering Pizza: It’s the Same (Sort Of)

Paying for college or any post-secondary training is like making or ordering a pizza.  Did we just blow your mind? Both involve a bunch of options (Do I want pepperoni today? Should I go out-of-state?), and both require decisions to be made. Pizza and college go hand-in-hand, right? Read more...

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