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College News (8)
Yahoo – If life without Penn State football on a Saturday afternoon is unthinkable for many residents of central Pennsylvania, then imagine life without the university at all. That’s the prospect facing the university as the Department of Education begins its investigation into potential... More
Yahoo News – Farnoosh Torabi offers financial aid advice to students gearing up for college. Among her points: know a college’s financial aid policies and relay on federal student loans above private loans. Ms. Torabi also suggests taking a year off before going to college, but given the... More
Yahoo News -- Attorney and author Lisa Bloom (Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness and Thug Culture) discusses why boys are failing in school, offering parents three tips to encourage their education: end their overconfidence or &quo... More
Yahoo News – College graduates and current students have responded by the thousands to the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s calls to post their complaint about the current financial aid and student loan system online. Students and parents have complained of predatory lendin... More
Yahoo! News – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its annual list of most educated countries. The list ranks the top 34 countries in a variety of categories, including countries with the most college graduates, annual growth in the number of college g... More
Associated Press – A senior administrator at California’s Claremont McKenna College has resigned after admitting to falsifying SAT scores of incoming freshmen for at least the past 6 years. It is suspected, but unconfirmed, that the official raised the scores to boost the school’s ... More
Yahoo News – A student who graduated with a master’s degree in 2003 explains how she amassed more than $80,000 in student debt – and what she could have done to prevent it. Among her suggestions were taking a second job, starting a savings account and reducing or eliminating credit... More
Yahoo News – Butte College, a community college in Oroville, CA, has gone completely solar and now produces twice as much energy as it can use. The college, which serves the needs of more than 12,000 students from northern California, will be paid for its unused energy. The school plans to use... More