LA HABRA – August 3, 2010 — Advance!, the La Habra California based free college counseling center, was awarded $10,000 by USA Funds® to assist students and their families with the college selection process.
Only one hundred grants were awarded to organizations in eleven states and with competition for awards like this running high, Advance!, can continue its mission to provide college advisement services to La Habra and surrounding communities
According to Robert C. Ballard, USA Funds senior vice president, program and corporate development:
These awards support programs that improve students’ awareness of and preparation for postsecondary education, promote access to high-quality higher education opportunities, and increase student persistence and completion of their programs of study.
Advance! is La Habra’s FREE college counseling center. For more information about Advance!, visit: Advance! La Habra’s Free College Counseling Center
USA Funds, headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, is a nonprofit corporation that works to enhance postsecondary education preparedness, access and success by providing and supporting financial and other valued services. For more information about USA Funds, visit: www.usafunds.org