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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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Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

We’re about to let you in on a secret. Not only is Career Compass Louisiana’s leading college and career access organization, but we also administer the Boo Grigsby Foundation Scholarship Fund in partnership with the Boo Grigsby Foundation. Through this partnership, we’ve empowered dozens of Louisiana students to make their post-secondary dreams come true. Read about two of our winners here!