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Class 101 Dayton OH South Location Wins Award at National Conference

By karen_derosa | July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Class 101, a national network of college planners, recognized Karen Lane DeRosa and the Class 101 Dayton OH South location as the “Rookie of the Year” at the company’s national convention at California Lutheran University on June 24 and 25, 2019. Class 101 opened this first location in the Miami Valley in August 2018.  In […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

By karen_derosa | June 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations, Class of 2019! Class 101-Dayton OH South opened in August of 2018. In our first senior class, students achieved a 93% acceptance rate to schools, including the University of North Carolina, Case Western Reserve University, Baylor University, Rhodes College, Loyola University Chicago, Belmont University, The Ohio State University, Miami University, the University of Cincinnati, […]

Serve: Making Hours Count

By karen_derosa | March 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

With nearly every activity measured and quantified, today’s teens can start to resemble elaborate equations. On the other side of the equal sign, they hope to see college admissions, financial aid, and scholarships. At Class 101, we firmly believe that our students are more than numbers. However, when GPAs reduce years of high school to […]

College Admissions & the Winter Waiting Game for High School Seniors

By karen_derosa | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

The winter waiting game for high school seniors can be brutal. As they begin to wonder if they applied to the right schools, if their scores were high enough, if financial aid will be enough, if they are enough, a false sense of urgency builds. At the same time, colleges are “dangling more merit-based financial […]

Class 101’s Unique Approach to ACT/SAT Prep

By karen_derosa | November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you Google “improve ACT Score,” there’s no shortage of advice among the 164,000,000 results. There are many different study plans to help you raise your score. And there are almost as many tutors. Most students easily can find a reputable tutor in their community for instruction and support. We encourage students to find the […]

Thank you for helping us launch Class 101 in the Miami Valley!

By karen_derosa | November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thank you to the Springboro Chamber of Commerce and to members of the Springboro Optimists and BNI’s Success Network for celebrating with Class 101 at our ribbon-cutting event on November 8, 2018 with us. Special thanks to the Springboro High School Chamber Choir for performing and to our Class 101 students and families! We are […]