Trying to get into school? Asian American applicants applying for college appear to be admitted at a lower rate than White, Black, or Latino peers with comparable quantitative scores. This is according to Princeton researcher Thomas J. Espenshade who compiled GPA and SAT test scores for selective private institutions of higher education, and compared them […]
The International Leadership Foundation (ILF) announced that the application process for the 2015 Civic Fellowship Program is open and ongoing until February 14, 2015. Every year, ILF’s selection committee identifies approximately 30 outstanding Asian Pacific American (APA) college students to spend eight to ten weeks interning at a federal agency in Washington D.C. during […]
Since 2003, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)’s Young Entrepreneur Foundation (YEF) has awarded 2,095 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling $2,382,000. The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth about the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America.
By Keishi Matsuda Northwest Asian Weekly It is becoming more common for international students from Asian countries to further their education in Washington state colleges. Some students flourish and have relatively little trouble studying in the United States, but others struggle.
We know that in some classes, you can easily get As, argued Philip Ballinger, University of Washington’s director of admissions. “We have to look at other things” to
But I almost didn’t make it when I applied for a transfer after my freshman year at a college in Oregon. The rejection letter said that UW policy was to consider transferring
I have never met a TV anchor who had the guts to tell a group of strangers that, in his first semester of college, his GPA was 0.93.
Lake Washington Technical College’s Student Support Services department has been awarded two United States Department of Education TRIO grants totaling $2.29 million over five years.
Lately, I’ve met many inspiring women. You’d be surprised, ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary things.
Kristin Tan of Holy Names Academy was awarded a $100 scholarship and recognized as a Davis Law Group Scholar Athlete of the Week for her 3.89 cumulative GPA and her outstanding performance as a competitive golfer.