The American Opportunity Tax Credit is now worth up to $10,000 over four years of college and the Pell Grant has increased by about $1,000
Did You Know? While it's important and cost effective to take AP and college classes as a high school student, it is important to limit it so that you will enter college as a freshman.  Like transfer students, if your student arrives with enough credit hours to be a sophomore, they become ineligible for four-year scholarships.

The American Opportunity Tax Credit is now worth up to $10,000 over four years of college and the Pell Grant has increased by about $1,000 (from $5,645 to $5,730). Learn more about these new changes here.   


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National Scholarship

Type: Application      

Award: Varies ($2.2 million in scholarships available)  

Eligibility: Varies        

Deadline: February 1, 2015  

Administered by: National FFA Organization      
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Alabama Scholarship 


Type: Application   

Award: up to $15,000

Eligibility: 12th grade, min. C+ average      

Deadline: January 16, 2015  

Administered by: Smith Scholarship Foundation      

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Stats: 17, 12th grade at Beacon School in New York, NY

At The Beacon School, Max Goodman is among the top 10% of his class and is a member of the varsity baseball team, Beacon Big Sib Program, Student Leadership Team, Pre-Calculus 95% Club, and a sportswriter for school newspaper.  


Outside of school, Max was inspired by his friend's younger brother Daniel (who is blind) to launch the fundraiser I CARE, a sight improvement project which donates boxes of eyeglasses to schools, synagogues, and doctor's offices. To date, Max has helped to collect over 2000 eyeglasses.


The reason being? "Despite this challenge, he [Daniel] has... read more.   


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ACT Registration

Deadline: Jan. 9, 2015

Test Date: Feb. 7, 2015

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