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Class of 2024 Profile

June 3, 2024

Class of 2024 Profile

Congratulations to our Class 101-Dayton Class of 2024!  One hundred and thirty-two seniors from 16 different high schools in the Miami Valley worked through our Class 101 timeline for college research, applications and essays, test prep, and scholarships. We are incredibly proud to celebrate this year’s senior class.  Submitting applications to more than 170 colleges […]

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New FAFSA Updates

April 4, 2024

New FAFSA Updates

Updated 4/4/24 with edits and new information added on 4/5/24 Last week, USA Today (3/29/24) reported that “two-thirds of colleges and universities polled in a new survey said they don’t believe they’ll be able to successfully process student financial aid data in the next few weeks.” However, we have seen some Class 101-Dayton seniors begin […]

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Class 101’s College List

March 14, 2024

Class 101’s College List

Class 101-Dayton assisted the Class of 2024 in applying to more than 170 colleges and universities in 33 states and the District of Columbia as well as two international institutions.   A number of factors help our students define their college lists: location and geography, the student’s college fit preferences, family expectations, and academic program information. […]

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Searching for service hours? We’ve got you.

March 9, 2024

Searching for service hours? We’ve got you.

Community service is a common way for students to build their resumes and networks. We believe that meaningful service can also connect students to their personal and professional goals. The following opportunities and more are posted on the service board in the Class 101 office. If you would like to share a summer service opportunity […]

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Where to find scholarships

December 29, 2023

Where to find scholarships

One of the most frustrating challenges for many high school seniors is the search for college scholarships. There is no single source for scholarship information, but there are key places to look for scholarships. First, check your applicant and accepted student portals to search for competitive scholarships at your colleges. Some schools will connect accepted […]

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Juniors, it’s Game Time!

November 13, 2023

Juniors, it’s Game Time!

The national Class 101 network has launched the Super Junior program for the Class of 2025!  The “Super Junior Checklist” is specifically designed to help our students stay ahead of the stressful admissions schedule.   The Super Junior program is specifically designed to ensure juniors get ahead before their application season even begins. Let’s go, Class […]

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101 Scholarships

February 5, 2024

101 Scholarships

Local program to award at least four high school students in 2024 Class 101-Dayton and its owners, Karen and Tony DeRosa, will award at least four local scholarships to graduating seniors this spring. These scholarship programs are not limited to Class 101 students; they are open to all students.  Jamison Find Your Voice Scholarship The DeRosas […]

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Class 101 Online College Nights Are Back!

November 21, 2023

Class 101 Online College Nights Are Back!

Add to your college visits with our Class 101 College Nights! Class 101’s College Night allows students to virtually review a college of interest, meet with admissions, hear everything the school has to offer, and ask questions from those who know it best! ⁣ Arizona State UniversityWednesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. ETClick here to […]

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Gifting Greatness

November 13, 2023

Gifting Greatness

What do you give to a student who has everything? How about their future? Finding the perfect gift for that special high school student in your life can be difficult, but we can help! Give a gift that will last beyond this holiday season. Applying for college can be stressful, and we offer a comprehensive […]

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