Mychal Wynn is an author and educational consultant specializing in college planning, increasing student achievement, closing the achievement gap, literacy instruction, parenting, and increasing black male achievement.
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  1. College Bound February
    16 May, 2018
    May 16, 2018: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) College Planning Cohort News: May 16, 2018 Congratulations to our United Ghana Christian Church Cohort student, Travis W, who cleared the waitlist and was offered a full-ride to Vanderbilt University, valued at $247,504. Travis, who plans to major in engineering, is one of two high school seniors at the United Ghana Christian Church who worked through all of the cohort activities as he expanded and
  2. College Bound February
    01 May, 2018
    May 2018: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) College Planning Cohort News: May, 2018 Congratulations, 2018 Cohort Students are off to the following colleges and universities: Atlanta-area Cohort: Akilah Williams, North Carolina A&T; Alexandra Stewart, Valdosta State; Amari TW, Middle Tennessee State; Chloe Carter, Mercer; James T, North Carolina A&T; Peyton Wilson, George Washington; Shelby Brown, Ball State; Summer Ford, University of Georgia;
  3. College Bound February
    01 Apr, 2018
    April 2018: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) This is it! April 1 is the final day for students to receive their college admission decisions in advance of the May 1 deadline for students to make their enrollment decision for most colleges and universities. High school seniors in our College Planning Cohort Program have been working hard to minimize the rejection letters and to maximize, not only the number of acceptance letters, but the financial aid
  4. College Bound February
    01 Mar, 2018
    March 2018: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail     Students will receive many college admission decisions this month. For some institutions, over 80 percent of the letters that students will be receiving will be rejection letters. Fortunately, by matching to the right colleges and creating high quality self-presentations, most of our current cohort seniors will be accepted at over 90 percent of their colleges, proving
  5. College Bound February
    01 Feb, 2018
    February: College Planning Cohort Activities
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) Historically Black Colleges and Universities     February is Black History Month and represents an appropriate time to explore the impact of HBCUs in defining the postsecondary trajectories of cohort students. Our first cohort at the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia was comprised of entirely African-American students. With pastor, co-pastor, youth pastor, and many members of our congregation
  6. UNCF STEM Scholar Scholarship
    08 Jan, 2018
    UNCF STEM Scholar Scholarship
    UNCF STEM Scholars Program UNCF has partnered with The Fund II Foundation to establish a scholarship program to help African American students seeking careers in STEM fields—science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For 2018, The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program will identify 100 African American high school students who are determined to pursue careers in STEM fields. These students will receive scholarships, internships, mentoring and other tools to help them reach their
  7. Completing the CSS Profile
    04 Jan, 2018
    Completing the CSS Profile
    The CSS/Financial Aid Profile Is this the FAFSA? The CSS Profile (College Scholarship Service Financial Aid Profile) is not the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is a program under the authority of the U.S. Department of Education and required by all colleges, that consider students for federal student aid. The CSS/Financial Aid Profile is an additional set of financial documents required by some private institutions, that consider students for institutional grants,
  8. College Bound February
    01 Jan, 2018
    January: College Planning Cohort Activities
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) Happy New Year!! Our College Panel Discussion, hosted at the Turner Chapel AME Church in December, was an information-filled session by a panel of extraordinary students who candidly shared their college experiences across an array of public and private liberal arts colleges and research institutions. We are appreciative of Alexis Ezell (Emmanuel College); Caleb Oatis (Middle Tennessee State); Candice Cook
  9. December: College Planning Cohort Newsletter
    01 Dec, 2017
    December: College Planning Cohort Newsletter
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) An important shift for high school seniors from college to scholarship research December represents an important transition for our College Planning Cohort seniors from college to scholarship research. As our College Planning Cohort high school seniors have finalized their college research, completed 'Net Price Calculations,' submitted their FAFSA, and identified institutional scholarship opportunities at
  10. November: College Planning Cohort Newsletter
    01 Nov, 2017
    November: College Planning Cohort Newsletter
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) College Admission and Scholarship Applications October was a busy month for our College Planning Cohort Program. We welcomed new students and parents into our Guilford County Schools First Generation Ambassadors, Crossroads for Teens, and national cohorts; and began our World Victory International Christian Church Cohort (Greensboro, NC). The JSTEM Academy in San Antonio, Texas, has integrated our text, "A
  11. October: College Planning Cohort News
    01 Oct, 2017
    October: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13)     October College Planning Newsletter October 1, 2017 FAFSA The FAFSA filing period opened today for all high school and college students applying for financial aid for the 2018/19 academic year. Please click onto the following link for a comprehensive overview of the FAFSA: Completing the FAFSA. Google Classroom Update September was a great introductory month for our College Planning Cohort Google
  12. Completing the FAFSA
    04 Sep, 2017
    Completing the FAFSA
    The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) filing period for the 2018/189 academic year opens on October 1, 2017. Who must file? Students currently attending college and those planning to attend college during the 2018/19 academic year who wish to be considered for all sources of federal student aid (e.g., Pell Grant, FSEOG, Work-Study, Federal Student Loans), and most sources of state and institutional aid. Where do I complete the FAFSA? Go to the Official U.S. Department of
  13. September: College Planning Cohort News
    01 Sep, 2017
    September: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13)     September College Planning Newsletter September 1, 2017 Welcome to the 2017/18 College Planning Cohort™ Program Today is the kickoff of our new College Planning Cohort Google Classrooms. As our program continues to evolve, Google Classrooms represent another means of furthering our efforts in closing the ‘college knowledge gap’ and assisting students in identifying the most viable postsecondary pathways
  14. August: College Planning Cohort News
    01 Aug, 2017
    August: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13)     August College Planning Newsletter August 1, 2017 Important Changes This month brings important changes to our College Planning Cohort™ Program. Following is an overview of these changes. Google Classroom On September 1, we will begin our College Planning Cohort Google Classrooms. Each classroom will be designed to support a specific cohort. Please review the overview of the classroom in which you may
  15. July: College Planning Cohort News
    01 Jul, 2017
    July: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13)     July College Planning Newsletter July 1, 2017 Many of our graduating high school seniors are already immersed in summer programs on their respective college campuses, with many others anxiously awaiting the beginning of classes in August. A word of advice—budget! Those students who will be staying on campus will soon discover how incredibly expensive it is to furnish a space as small as a dormitory room.
  16. June: College Planning Cohort News
    01 Jun, 2017
    June: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13)     June College Planning Newsletter Congratulations 2017 Cohort Students May 1 was the enrollment decision deadline for most colleges and universities in the United States. Each year, the journey of our high school graduates informs and inspires future cohort students. While many of our cohort students had impressive outcomes and were blessed with full, or near full scholarship opportunities, one student
  17. May: College Planning Cohort News
    01 May, 2017
    May: College Planning Cohort News
    Author: Mychal Wynn (Northeastern '79) Editor: Mychal-David Wynn (Amherst College '13) Why the Cohort is So Important The photograph used in this month's blog posting reflects the annual high school graduation celebration worship service, hosted during May for the past ten years at the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia. This year, ten of the graduates also participated in our 2017 TCC College Planning Cohort, many of whom will be attending college on full scholarships. This time
  18. April Activities
    01 Apr, 2017
    April Activities
    Important Milestones This month’s blog photo symbolizes important milestones for cohort students. High school seniors should be confirming that all of their financial aid documents have been received by their institutions, reviewing financial aid award letters, calculating final college costs, submitting enrollment fee waivers, and finalizing enrollment decisions by May 1. Students, in grades 9 - 11, who have successfully completed the assigned activities since January should be well prepared
  19. March Activities
    01 Mar, 2017
    March Activities
    Pursuing Opportunities This month’s blog photo symbolizes the opportunities being experienced by high school seniors as the puzzle of their college and scholarship plans is pieced together. One of our cohort students recently attended the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Center for Women in Technology Selection Weekend. Two other cohort students have been invited to attend the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Meyerhoff Scholars’ Selection Weekend. Each of these programs provide
  20. February College Planning Cohort Activities
    01 Feb, 2017
    February College Planning Cohort Activities
    February Activities Students portrayed in this month's blog photo, are high school juniors and seniors who attend The Next Episode on the second Sunday of each month at the Turner Chapel AME Church where students engage in a Teen Bible Study and college planning discussion (i.e., a cohort). High school juniors who attended The Next Episode last year are now participating in the Turner Chapel AME Church High School Senior Cohort. Many cohort students have received offers of admission to a broad

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