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April Newsletter

posted Apr 20, 2017, 9:27 AM by Editor Toolkit
ASPIRE Summer Bridge Sign Up Form 
Help graduating seniors stay on track to enter their first year of college. Upon completing this form, high school seniors will receive regular communication (reminders, deadlines, and tips) throughout the summer after graduation. 
Have you checked your Volunteer Calendar recently? Take a look at the activities you should focus on with your Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior students. You can find the Volunteer Calendar in the Volunteer Toolkit. 

FAFSA Verification Resource Document
Occasionally colleges will ask student to verify their FAFSA information; students will receive instructions directly from the college. Here is an additional resource to assist them with their FAFSA verification process.

Support with IRS Data Retrieval Tool
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is currently unavailable and will likely be offline until October 2017. Visit this site to learn more information. Use FAFSA Plus+ website for additional resources on helping your students complete their FAFSA. 

Oregon Promise Communication Kit
We need your help! Please become familiar with the eligibility, application and renewal requirements for Oregon Promise by watching this Informational Webinar. Use this same powerpoint Presentation and other tools in the communication kit to help student understand and apply for the Oregon Promise!
Save the Date: ASPIRE Fall Conference
The ASPIRE Fall Conference is scheduled for Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at Lane Community College. Save the date on your calendars. Registration information will be posted to the OSAC website soon.   
Summer Programs 2017
Visit GEAR UP's site to see a variety of summer programs in Oregon and across the country. These programs will help students build leadership skills and explore careers. The programs are no or low-cost and/or offer scholarships. Apply now! Deadlines are fast approaching.

For additional information on how to support students pursuing higher education subscribe to GEAR UP's
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End of Year Survey for ASPIRE Volunteers & Seniors
Help ASPIRE improve the program by completing a short volunteer survey and encouraging all of your senior ASPIRE students to complete their exit surveys.
Be a Volunteer for ASPIRE
Share this recruitment video with potential volunteers and school staff.
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