Success Tips

Get Community Service Hours for Scholarships

Did you know that you can “give” and “get” at the same time when you perform community service? I’m surprised to hear some of my high schoolers say that they haven’t been advised about community service hours as a qualification for Florida Bright Futures Scholarships, so I wanted to pass that info along. And, summer is a great time to get started!

Florida Bright Futures Scholarships are available in three levels and can pay up to 100% of your tuition at an eligible Florida college or vocational school – depending upon your GPA, test scores and community service hours.

Important Changes are Coming to the GED Test

Icone attentionImportant Changes to the 2014 GED Test

The GED is getting a makeover that will go into effect in January 2014. The new test will be very different from the previous version that has been in use since 2002. Test takers should be informed of the changes if they want to be successful on the new test. Some of the major changes are as follows: