New Texting Service Helps Students Achieve College Degree Created by khavens on 9/17/2013 11:13:21 AM
INDIANAPOLIS, (WOWO): The latest technology teens are carrying in their pockets can help them earn a college degree. There's a new service called Trip to College Alerts by the Indiana Youth Institute, and it sends three to four monthly text messages to students 13 and older to prepare them for education after high school. The messages are grade specific and provide information on ACT and SAT test dates, career assessments, scholarship information, financial aid deadlines and other tips on the essential steps to earning a postsecondary education. To join Trip To College Alerts, students should text the word “grad” and their graduation year to 69979.