First Choice College Placement Launches New Website Offering Scholarship Opportunities
Milford, CT, May 28, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- First Choice College Placement is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, Collegetreasure.com. The website features a database of over 2,900 College Based Scholarships valuing over $18,000,000. Students are able to search the database for free and find colleges where they may be eligible for scholarships based on their SAT and GPA scores. In addition to offering an easy to locate college-based academic scholarships, CollegeTreasure is offering a semi-annual $1,000 scholarship to one student who creates an account on CollegeTreasure.com between now and August 15 and February 15. Many of these scholarships are full-tuition, and some of them are guaranteed if you meet the minimum requirements. The University of New Haven, University of Bridgeport, and Mitchell College are also offering additional $1,000 scholarships to one student who creates an account on CollegeTreasure and learns about them through their site.
Recent surveys show that in today's economy, over 50% of families are now having students apply to instate colleges in order to save money. "Many of these students have other options and with the scholarship available many private college are more affordable than they realize," stated James Maroney. "Our goal is to create partnership with the colleges to help publicize their scholarship programs and help potential students avoid the "sticker shock" created by learning about the tuition at their favorite colleges.
CollegeTreasure.com is a division of First Choice College Placement LLC. They also offer free resources to students through their website Admissionhook.com. First Choice has been assisting students in all aspects of the college search since 1999. They have developed a particular expertise in college funding. First Choice College Placement is a member of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, Higher Education Consultants Association, Education Industry Association, and National College Advocacy Group. First Choice is committed to helping students find ways to fund a college education and in 2009 they will donate over 10% of their profits back to students in the form of scholarships.