Updates from Cornell College (IA)

Cornell College Welcome

What and why: Prior Prior Year FAFSA is making a major change, and it’s called “Prior Prior Year.” Prior Prior Year translates to “use your tax returns from two years ago to estimate your financial situation for the FAFSA.” The policy is strongly supported by NACAC, and colleges and counselors alike are waiting to see how it changes the game.

job placement prior to graduation

Job placement prior to graduation Tess Wilner ’16 has been hired as a credit analyst at Great American Financial Services for after she graduates. Wilner credits Associate Professor of Economics and Business Santhi Hejeebu with leading her there.

Student visit events a success

Destination: Cornell highlights Our first Destination: Cornell for 2016 was a fantastic success. Highlights included an opening welcome from first-year students Lizzie Mombello and Ethan Berube, who shared their enrollment stories, a chemistry demonstration that involved a foam explosion and slime, and the overnight stay events, which included improv and popcorn.

Cornell College and Raise.me

Raise.me raises concerns Last month we told you that we decided to join Raise.me. Since then, some educators have raised questions in the Huffington Post and The Gazette about how the program truly benefits students, we believe Raise.me is still a beneficial tool.

Cornell College refer a student

Refer a student Do you know a student who would love One Course At A Time? Or a student who has a Cornellian sense of curiosity and excitement for learning? Recommend a student for admission and scholarships.

Connect with us Do you have more questions about how prior prior affects high school students? Or about the impact of Raise.me on financial assistance? Connect with Cornell College to speak with a financial assistance officer or admission counselor.


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