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Continuing Tuition Exchange Scholars application status

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  There is no continuing student application on the Tuition Exchange site.  Continuing students need to check with the EXPORT school to determine if any additional paperwork is required.  DO NOT complete a new TE EZ app unless your student is considering transferring to a new Tuition Exchange school.  Students who wish to transfer are not able to transfer their current TE scholarship to the new school.  Instead, it is a new application and new EXPORT and IMPORT . . .

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I accepted a job at another TE school and need to "move" my TE scholarship...

When employees accept a job at another TE institution, the former employer will update the student's TE scholarship expiration date to the end of the current term/semester. A notification is shared with the Import school and the student's TE scholarship is no longer valid beyond the current enrollment period. The EMPLOYEE needs to work with the new employer to ensure eligibility criteria are understood by the new employee. Not all schools provide immediate eligibility to new employees. If the employee is eligible for a . . .

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RECENT QUESTIONS FROM FAMILIES

TE Central has received numerous emails from parents seeking information regarding the following issues:  May 1 acceptance deadline.   Families express concern over schools' pressure on Tuition Exchange (TE) students to accept and deposit sooner than May 1. TE member institutions that are also members of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) are reminded of the following excerpts from NACAC's Guide to Ethical Practice in College Admission (September 2020): . . .

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How to check my NEW TE application status

Did you receive an email that the status of your NEW Tuition Exchange application changed? Are you just curious as to the status of your NEW Tuition Exchange applications? It is easy to check provided you have the correct student information.  If you are unable to access you need to contact your EXPORT TE Liaison Officer for the information provided on your EZ application or the information you provided to your Export TE Liaison Officer.  Do not contact TE Central for this information as the information can . . .

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FREQUENTLY ASKED EXPORT QUESTIONS from families

Tuition Exchange Export Families FAQ What is Tuition Exchange? Tuition Exchange is a member-based scholarship opportunity.  It is NOT an employee benefit.  Each member institution has EXPORT and IMPORT guidelines.   Who is eligible for a tuition exchange scholarship? This is a question that must be asked of your TE Liaison Officer.  If you are not sure who your TE Liaison Officer is,  click here.   This link takes you to . . .

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FREQUENTLY ASKED IMPORT QUESTIONS from families

Tuition Exchange Imports FAQ   What is Tuition Exchange? Tuition Exchange is a member-based scholarship opportunity; it is NOT an employee benefit.  Each member institution has EXPORT guidelines and IMPORT guidelines.    Who is eligible for Tuition Exchange scholarships? Your family member is eligible to apply for TE scholarships provided the employee meets the eligibility guidelines set forth by the college.  Ask your . . .

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Tuition Exchange goes mobile

There is an APP for that... Tuition Exchange, Inc understands families and students want to know the status of their TE scholarship application on the go.   The Tuition Exchange app is available in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store for download, t o assist families in tracking their eligible dependents TE scholarship application and its status.   Once downloaded, the app is active on your smartphone, smartwatch, tech-enhanced glasses, . . .

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Federal IRS Tax laws 12-22-17 law overview

The House and Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  President Trump signed the bill 12.22.2017.  While initially there was angst for higher education, the final version experienced many revisions.  Below outline the positive outcomes.  1.  The bill retains tax-exempt tuition opportunities for employee dependents, including the spouse. 2.  Graduate student tuition waivers will not be subject to tax.  3.  Employer-provided tuition assistance will not be . . .

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Structured Learning Opportunities available at TE schools

Thirty-six Tuition Exchange schools offer structured learning opportunities for students The 36 Tuition Exchange institutions listed below offer "Structured Programs" for students with learning differences. The resource for this list comes from The Princeton Review "The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences" 15th edition. The guide is available for purchase on Amazon or Princetonreview.com/press. You should also check with your student's high school guidance . . .

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I am thinking about applying for employment at a TE school...

If you are considering applying at a TE school to receive TE opportunities for your dependents OR switching jobs to another TE school, please understand there are often eligibility requirements.  These requirements can include years of service, and in some cases, the type of employment you are seeking makes a difference.  For example, adjunct faculty generally do not qualify.  Schools often contract food service, physical plant services, and even HR services.  In these cases, the employee is not considered an . . .

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College Search Tips

Finding the right college fit can feel overwhelming.  It is essential to have a roadmap, but before you can develop the map, you need to know a few things about where you want to land.  The following websites should prove helpful!  Our list is by no means a complete listing, but ones that TE Central feels are valuable. Tuition Exchange is a member-based scholarship opportunity; it is NOT an employee benefit.  Each member institution has EXPORT guidelines and IMPORT guidelines The College . . .

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Family TE Import and Export Checklist

Attention potential TE scholars!  Do you need a checklist to help you navigate the Export and Import process?  It is important that families begin the TE scholarship process with the dependent's  Tuition Exchange Liaison Officer.  Don't know who your TE Liaison Officer is? Click here for an up-to-date listing.  You need to make formal application for admission to the school(s) you are most interested in attending.  Be sure to notify the schools where you apply that you are a potential TE . . .

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Tax Benefits for Families

Tax Breaks for Higher Education Currently there are a number of tax incentives that can help defray the cost of higher education. These incentives come in a couple of forms: Tax Credits , directly reduce the amount of tax you are liable for; and Tax Deductions , reduce the amount of income on which you pay taxes. Check out the IRS Website at www.irs.gov and use the key word search Education Tax Credits.  The IRS Publication 970 is an informational overview of the higher education tax . . .

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Who is eligible for Tuition Exchange?

If you find yourself no longer employed by the school, you are typically no longer eligible for the exchange scholarship.  If in doubt, contact your Tuition Exchange Liaison Officer at the school where you were employed. If you or an immediate family is an employee of an eligible TE school please visit with your TE Liaison Officer   To find out who your TE Liaison Officer is,  Click here   Your TE Liaison Officer is the best place for EXPORT information.   If you are considering applying at a TE . . .