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Accelerated Programs for High School Students: Dual Enrollment in Florida

FY1525/FCS3386by Christina DiLorenzo and Heidi RadunovichJune 13, 2023This publication aims to help inform potential students and their families about the dual enrollment program in Florida. Written by Christina DiLorenzo and Heidi Radunovich, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, June 2023.

Better Mentorship, Better Student Experience: Tips for Mentees

WC462/AEC801by Debra M. Barry, Heather Nesbitt, and Heather McAuslaneJune 7, 2024This third publication of the Better Mentorship, Better Student Experience series focuses on the experience of the mentee. This article aims to serve as a resource for mentees who are seeking tips and support as they work with their mentors in academia and beyond. This publication describes the role of the mentee and provides practical tips that can be applied in any setting. Written by Debra M. Barry, Heather Nesbitt, and Heather McAuslane, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, June 2024.

Education Planning “Need to Knows” for Military Families

FY1536/FCS3394by Barbara O’Neill, Martie Gillen, and Kristen JowersFebruary 16, 2024This publication discusses general information about education costs, savings plans, and payment methods, military-specific educational benefit programs, military-specific laws and policies affecting student loan repayment, five education planning tips for military families, and education planning resources. Written by Barbara O’Neill, Martie Gillen, and Kristen Jowers, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, January 2024.

Living with a College Roommate in a Residence Hall

FY1480/FCS3349 by Suzanna Smith and Heather WallaceMarch 15, 2019

Strategies to Fund Your Child's College Education: Using Savings and Tax-Advantaged Vehicles

FY1484/FCS3353 by Jessica McCumber, Jorge Ruiz-Menjivar, Martie Gillen, and Sarah M. EllisJuly 2, 2019

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