It is a pleasure to welcome you to Higher Minds of Education, LLC. I hope you will take a moment to read through our website.
We strive to provide services that will aid in the professional development of our students to make them strong candidates for our local, state, and national workforce. We also serve as a resource for our colleagues in institutions of secondary education by providing support services.
It is also our pleasure to provide services for families, who have the best and the brightest students in the country. As the director and lead consultant, it is a privilege for me to work with distinguished career professionals including career counselors, administrators and higher education professionals. Together we effectively address issues and look for innovative approaches to meeting the needs of all our students and families. If you have any comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me. We look forward to working with you!
Felicia D. Young, M.Ed, a proven leader in student services, financial aid, mentoring, and retention, is the CEO and Founder of Higher Minds of Education, LLC. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Dillard University and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. Currently, she is enrolled in a doctoral program at Gwynedd Mercy University for Educational Leadership to advance her knowledge to aid students in their journey towards a degree in higher education.
Felicia is also a member of an array of professional organizations aimed at advancing higher education for individuals around the country and internationally. She has worked in higher education for over fifteen (15) years, serving in multiple roles within financial aid, admissions, student services and student support services. Felicia has been an active volunteer in her church, community and throughout the region as well as on many college and university campuses.
She has devoted her professional life to working with students and helping them to find their personal and professional success. Felicia measures her success by helping students persist in college; so, they will thrive academically, personally, socially, and emotionally.
Felicia Young, M.Ed
Higher Minds of Education, LLC.
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The FAFSA Simplification Act passed on Dec. 27, 2020 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 made important changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), including the restoration of Pell Grant for students incarcerated in federal or state penal institutions and students who are subject to involuntary commitments. The law ties Pell Grant Eligibility to enrollment in an eligible prison education program (PEP). The provisions of the FAFSA Simplification Act related to incarcerated students, starting July 1, 2023.