What a Thing Chronicles: Chapter 15
Our Student Ambassador Committee has been hard at work (shout out to Jorge, Cyndi, and Wendy) for the past six months! If you haven’t heard, they are running a month long competition during June and giving away a $100 gift card for current students who get the most people to sign up to start PelotonU. Second prize is a $50 gift card third prize is a mix of PelotonU swag items (stickers, pins, magnets, and more!) We get some of our custom printed Vinyl Stickers, magnets, and pins from our friends at Sticker Mule and they go really fast! You’ll…
GED/HSE Preparation Options in Austin
For students who are looking to secure their GED or High School Equivalency Diploma, it might be tricky keeping track of all of your options. Look no further than the guide below – we worked to compile comprehensive service options for the ease and convenience of future college students in our city! Check out the guide for free local support services for GED seekers and their families! Questions? Call 512-553-2338 to speak with an advisor or sign up here.
English Language Courses In Austin
The pathway to college may include a couple of checkpoints along the way – and that’s okay! We are thrilled to help future students find the resources they need to be prepared for our college programs. Check out the guide below for free local support services for English language learners and their families! Questions? Call 512-553-2338 to speak with an advisor or sign up here.
Two Generations at a Time: PelotonU Launches Third Site with OpenDoor Preschool
In Austin, parents with low income must navigate particularly complex decisions about how to support their families. To earn a living wage, a parent with two kids must earn $27.69 an hour. Without a bachelor’s degree, however, that wage is out of reach. When a parent decides to pursue a degree, she must then figure out the trade offs of education costs, fitting school into her already busy schedule, and how to ensure her children are well cared for. Odds are, this parent will have to enroll in college part-time, giving them just a 16% chance of graduating – and…
Scholarships For All
ImmigrantsRising.org is a California- based non-profit that shares a variety of resources for those who might struggle attending college due to residency issues. One of our favorite college resources – their 50+ page scholarship guide that lists over 100 available scholarships open to high school upperclassmen and college students. The best thing about this guide: the scholarship listed are available to all, regardless of residency status. So if you’re a citizen or green card holder, apply! If you’re not, still apply! Check out some of our favorite scholarships below:
Veterans Education Benefits
Veterans Education Benefits can be complicated – which benefits apply to what type of schools and programs and for how long? The below advising tool and resource compares the various education benefits available to veterans. Questions? Call 512-553-2338 to speak with an advisor or sign up here.
Healthcare Management Pathways
Interested in getting into non-clinical healthcare careers? There are several different ways to break into field in operations, finance, marketing and more when it comes to healthcare, and each industry asks for different strengths and skills from its’ employees. Check out the table below to see if healthcare administration or management is a good fit for you.