In this post, we'll help you understand financial aid when applying to colleges so you can: understand your EFC apply to colleges that will be a good financial fit graduate from college debt-free! Know your EFC What's an EFC? EFC stands for Estimated Family Contribution This is the amount of money the school/government expects your … Continue reading Financial aid basics
Applying to College How do I know what schools to apply to? This post has some resources to get you started Talk to your counselor, teachers, friends Ask us - we have Yleana alums at schools around the country who would be willing to answer any questions you have Do all schools have shadowing/fly-in programs? … Continue reading College Application and Decision FAQs
Here are some tips to help you get the best recommendation letters you can! Choose people you have a good relationship with Tell them that you'd be honored if they could write a letter of recommendation for you Explain why you are asking that person specifically - what about the relationship you share is important … Continue reading How to: ask for letters of recommendation
It's easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to decide which colleges you want to apply to. Here are some things to think about as you make that decision.
Yleana has lots of resources available to help you think about and apply to scholarships. We know it can be overwhelming to sort through all of the informations and scholarship lists online, so we have put together spreadsheets with scholarships, colleges, and college programs that have a proven track record of helping students like you. … Continue reading Scholarships, financial aid, and other resources
Our new Common App Guide will help answer any questions you have about filling out the Common App!
A huge congratulations to all of our 2018 students who have now graduated high school!
The deadline for applicants was April 3, 2019.
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