The frame is absolutely beautiful. My son graduates from the University of Kentucky this December (2014) and I know he will love the frame. Very classic and will look good in any office or home. Thank you so much for such a good product.
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Frame My Future 2010 Honorable Mentions - Week 3

Featuring Honorable Mentions 17-23 Week #3 of Honorable Mentions is here!  Take a look through 7 more entries recognized from over 9,000 this year! Congratulations to these 7 students for their amazing submissions. Click the images to view their full entry and school they are currently attending.  Be sure to comment on the blog about your favorites and share what you love about these students' entries! Katie Blankenbaker's Entry ...

Frame My Future 2010 Honorable Mentions - Week 2

Featuring Honorable Mentions 9-16 It's week #2 for our Honorable Mentions in the "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest 2010.  Congratulations to 8 more students for their amazing and inspiring entries.  Check them out below and click the images to view their full entry and school they are currently attending. Let us know who your favorites are from this week! Enjoy! Derek Simon's Entry ...

2009 Scholarship Winner Advises How to Get Votes

"Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest 2009 Winner, Benjamin Hutto, provides tips to the 2010 Finalists It's that time again! April 5th through May 5th (10 am Eastern Time) is the voting period for our "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest Finalists!  This means our Finalists are spreading the word about their entry to try and earn the most votes! We announced our 24 Finalists for the 2010 scholarship on April 5th, and now it's up to the public to vote on their favorite to decide our five Scholarshi ...

Frame My Future 2010 Honorable Mentions - Week 1

It's the end of our second annual "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest, and compared to last year's 3,300 entries, we had over 9,000 creative submissions! Similar to last year, a panel of judges worked to narrow down to a collection of 54 entries - representing the top .6% of all entries! Then we had a company wide vote to select our 24 Finalists. Remember Lauren's blog from last year about the company voting and selecting 24 Finalists for the "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest 2009? Well i ...

Frame My Future Scholarship Entry Advice

It's the beginning of February, and we have about a month and a half left for the "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest 2010 entry period.  It's been a great entry period so far, with over 3,850 entries to date.  Students have been very creative for their chance to win one of five $1,000 scholarships, plus a possible donation to their 2010-2011 attended college or university. Entries are coming in from all across the country, from students atten ...

Share your Style with Polyvore

Create Holiday Wishlists We came across this really cool site last week called Polyvore, allowing you to combine items to create your own room décor vignettes, clothing outfits for any fashion style, wedding collections, and more. It's a free, easy-to-use web-based application for mixing and matching images from anywhere on the web.  You put your items together in a set, and each one links to where the item can be purchased online. That means it's perfect for putting together your h ...

National Scholarship Month

November is National Scholarship Month, and although squeezing more work into your already frantic schedule may not seem like the best cause for celebration, free money for college certainly is. So how can you celebrate National Scholarship Month? If you haven't yet begun finding and applying for scholarships, now is the time.  While it's commonly recommended that students start searching for scholarships their junior year of high school, November is a great time to begin regardless of your grade le ...

Searching for Scholarships

The best advice I can give any parent of a college-bound teen is to start the scholarship process EARLY. Don't wait until senior year and scramble around trying to find scholarships. You and your teen will have enough on your plate at this point in the process. Start requesting applications during freshman year for scholarships you hope to apply for in later years. Pay special attention to the kind of questions that are asked of you down the road. What can you do now to help effectively answer those questio ...

Strange College Classes that REALLY do Exist

Want to eat BBQ Cooking for college credit? Image © Microsoft Office That is what four students from Birmingham-Southern College did. During the month long interim period the students are allowed to propose non-traditional projects to complete for credit.  These students took a 17 day journey across the south to eat, analyze and blog about southern barbe ...

New Tax Benefits Available for College Parents

Tax Credit for First Four Years of College The American Opportunity Credit is designed to help parents and students pay part of the cost of the first four years of college, and generally qualifies for tuition, related fees, books and other required course materials. The American Opportunity Credit is not available on the 2008 returns taxpayers are filing during 2009. The new credit modifies the existing Hope Credit for tax years 2009 and 2010, making the Hope Credit available to a broader range of ta ...
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