Students: Time at home can help further your education & training plans

It’s a unique time in our country’s history and all Americans are challenged. High school students, especially seniors, as well as adult learners returning to school, are in an especially unique situation these days – navigating the waters of upcoming college admissions, testing, financial aid, all while schools have restricted access. What happens now? Have…

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Unsure how closures impact your college admission? Here are some tips

With so many questions surrounding college admissions, LEAP Tampa Bay spoke with a college admissions expert to get a few common questions answered surrounding applying to college in this new and ever-changing backdrop. Our professional encourages any high school senior or adult returning to school who currently has an application in process with a college…

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URBAN LEAGUE OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, LEAP TAMPA BAY COLLEGE ACCESS NETWORK AND KNACK ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT COMPLETE TAMPA BAY INITIATIVE

TAMPA, Fla. – The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce a partnership between the Urban League of Hillsborough County (ULHC), LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network and Knack that will encourage ULHC clients with a desire to return to education or training to do so with the help of an initiative called Complete…

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2019-2020 Hillsborough County graduation rates are highest in district history

Recently, Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) and the Florida Department of Education released its 2019-2020 graduation rates. HCPS reached a graduation rate of 88.8%, the highest in district history! Despite the inherent challenges the pandemic brought upon Hillsborough County students, including remote learning in the Spring, the students were able to achieve at high levels…

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PINELLAS COUNTY URBAN LEAGUE, LEAP TAMPA BAY AND KNACK ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT COMPLETE TAMPA BAY INITIATIVE

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce a partnership between the Pinellas County Urban League (PCUL), LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network and Knack that will encourage PCUL clients with a desire to return to education or training to do so with the help of an initiative called…

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Helps Tampa Bay Families Access Money for College

OCTOBER 1, 2020 — LEAP Tampa Bay encourages students and adults to take the first step in applying for need-based and merit-based financial aid for college today, the first day the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-2022 year is available to download at www.studentaid.gov Qualifying students can receive more than $6,000…

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