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The Victoria Advocate
Student loan scams, college debt adviceBy Kayla Vise For millions of college students in the U.S., student loans are
Student loan scams, college debt advice
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
By Kayla Vise For millions of college students in the U.S., student loans are a sort of necessary evil. You dream of college for years, but the cost can be an enormous financial burden. In 2014, 70 percent of college students graduated with... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
In Bard, Baltimore school officials hope to pave a free path to collegeBard High School Early College will open in Baltimore on Monday, offering stude
In Bard, Baltimore school officials hope to pave a free path to college
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Bard High School Early College will open in Baltimore on Monday, offering students a first-of-its-kind opportunity: to graduate from a city high school with a free two-year degree. Students graduate with a high school diploma, an associate of arts... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
GW faculty consult on 2016 campaignsPresidential candidates can’t be expected to know everything. When it comes to
GW faculty consult on 2016 campaigns
The GW Hatchet / Posted 2 days ago
Presidential candidates can’t be expected to know everything. When it comes to crafting policy proposals, candidates on both sides of the political spectrum have been calling on faculty at GW to help determine what to do once they’ve reached the... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Volunteers Spruce Up Lansing for Day of CaringMore than 100 volunteers helped at non-profits across the Lansing area Friday f
Volunteers Spruce Up Lansing for Day of Caring
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
More than 100 volunteers helped at non-profits across the Lansing area Friday for the United Way's "Day of Caring". A group of people spent part of their day painting the addition to Reach Studio in Reo Town. The volunteers often come from... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Steps One Homeless Teen Took To Get A Full Ride To YaleViviana Andazola Marquez ranks getting into Yale as the single proudest moment
The Steps One Homeless Teen Took To Get A Full Ride To Yale
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Viviana Andazola Marquez ranks getting into Yale as the single proudest moment of her life. Her frank personal statement about growing up homeless was published by The New York Times as part of a collection of college essays about money. Being... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
An overlooked way to lower monthly student debt paymentsBy the time Wayne Tibak graduated from college this spring, he had more than $1
An overlooked way to lower monthly student debt payments
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
By the time Wayne Tibak graduated from college this spring, he had more than $118,000 in student debt. Then came the payments, $1,700 due every month. Tibak started working two jobs, one during the day at Home Depot and another at night at Wal-Mart.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida's college grads have lower student loansGraduates of Florida colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans
Florida's college grads have lower student loans
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Graduates of Florida colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans when they graduate, a new study shows. Slightly more than half of Florida's students leave school with loans compared with seven of 10 nationally, reported the nonprofit... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mounting college debt targeted in 2nd District raceORONO, Maine — The struggle of Maine students saddled with huge student loan de
Mounting college debt targeted in 2nd District race
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
ORONO, Maine — The struggle of Maine students saddled with huge student loan debts has worked its way into political wrangling leading up to an election for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District seat that doesn’t happen for another 14 months. On... Read more
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Duke University
Duke College Advising Corps Expands to Help Disadvantaged Youth in N.C.Durham, NC - The Duke College Advising Corps (CAC), which helps disadvantaged N
Duke College Advising Corps Expands to Help Disadvantaged Youth in N.C.
Duke University / Posted 7 days ago
Durham, NC - The Duke College Advising Corps (CAC), which helps disadvantaged North Carolina high school students pursue college, is expanding. The program will now serve high schools in Sampson and Johnston counties, as well as expand the number of... Read more
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Rutland Herald
LSC president gets seat on board LYNDONVILLE � The president of Vermont�s Lyndon State College has been appoin
LSC president gets seat on board
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 days ago
LYNDONVILLE � The president of Vermont�s Lyndon State College has been appointed to the board of delegates of the New England Board of Higher Education. Lyndon State President Joe Bertolino was appointed by Gov.... Read more
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Washington Post
How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemenPresident Obama speaks to the media before signing a memorandum aiming to clamp
How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemen
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
President Obama speaks to the media before signing a memorandum aiming to clamp down on companies that service federal student debt on March 10. (Andrew Harnik/AP) The Education Department has grown into one of the biggest money lenders in the... Read more
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Investopedia
A Look at the Cost and Tax Treatment of CollegeGiven the rate at which tuition and the overall cost of college have grown dram
A Look at the Cost and Tax Treatment of College
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
Given the rate at which tuition and the overall cost of college have grown dramatically in recent years, it is little wonder that improving the affordability of post-secondary education is seldom far from people’s minds. In this article, we examine... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont's Lyndon State president appointed to regional boardLYNDONVILLE (AP) >> The president of Vermont's Lyndon State College has b
Vermont's Lyndon State president appointed to regional board
Bennington Banner / Posted 8 days ago
LYNDONVILLE (AP) >> The president of Vermont's Lyndon State College has been appointed to the board of delegates of the New England Board of Higher Education. Lyndon State President Joe Bertolino was appointed by Vermont Gov. Peter... Read more
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Washington Post
How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemenPresident Obama speaks to the media before signing a memorandum aiming to clamp
How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemen
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
President Obama speaks to the media before signing a memorandum aiming to clamp down on companies that service federal student debt on March 10. (Andrew Harnik/AP) The Education Department has grown into one of the biggest money lenders in the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Student debt a rising concern on college campusesThousands of new college students this week will descend upon area campuses to
Student debt a rising concern on college campuses
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
Thousands of new college students this week will descend upon area campuses to start gathering knowledge and experiences that will serve them a lifetime. Most also will begin accumulating something less desirable - student loan debt. Two-thirds of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Does a tax credit make a difference for Maine, debt-laden college grads?Nearly a decade ago, state lawmakers tried to entice new graduates of Maine col
Does a tax credit make a difference for Maine, debt-laden college grads?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Nearly a decade ago, state lawmakers tried to entice new graduates of Maine colleges to stay and work in Maine by helping to reduce their student debt burden through the tax code. Today, nearly 4,000 graduates who live and work in Maine have signed... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
MARTIN: Meet Up and Eat Up was a first-summer successMeet Up and Eat Up is a program of the Michigan Department of Education that is
MARTIN: Meet Up and Eat Up was a first-summer success
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Meet Up and Eat Up is a program of the Michigan Department of Education that is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It provides supplemental meals to children during the summer. While its primary purpose is to provide meals to children... Read more
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MLive.com
How one poor, rural Michigan town is sending 'all its kids to college'Baldwin, a small community in rural Lake County, is making national headlines a
How one poor, rural Michigan town is sending 'all its kids to college'
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
Baldwin, a small community in rural Lake County, is making national headlines after The Atlantic took an in-depth look at a community scholarship that aims to send every high school graduate, many of whom are low-income, to college. The piece tells... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lessons in financeIt's time to stuff your suitcases full of all your earthly belongings and go sh
Lessons in finance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
It's time to stuff your suitcases full of all your earthly belongings and go shopping for a hoodie bearing some fearsome mascot. You're headed off to college; perhaps it's the first time you will be left to your own financial devices. It's a... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Town That Decided to Send All Its Kids to CollegeBALDWIN, Mich.—College was never much of an option for most students in this ti
The Town That Decided to Send All Its Kids to College
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
BALDWIN, Mich.—College was never much of an option for most students in this tiny town of 1,200 located in the woods of the Manistee National Forest.Only 12 of the 32 kids who graduated high school in 2005 enrolled in college. Only two of those have... Read more
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Daily Herald
5 financial rules every college student should live byIt's time to stuff your suitcases full of all your earthly belongings and go sh
5 financial rules every college student should live by
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
It's time to stuff your suitcases full of all your earthly belongings and go shopping for a hoodie bearing some fearsome mascot. You're headed off to college, perhaps the first time you will be left to your own financial devices. It's a liberating... Read more
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Providence Business News
Providence mayor to millennials: Won't you stay?Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence
Providence mayor to millennials: Won't you stay?
Providence Business News / Posted 17 days ago
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this night:... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
CBU’s Dedication to Latino Students Is Creating Current, Future SuccessJennifer Alejo CBU has undoubtedly created opportunity for collective Latino v
CBU’s Dedication to Latino Students Is Creating Current, Future Success
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Jennifer Alejo CBU has undoubtedly created opportunity for collective Latino voices. Through LSS, a privately funded scholarship and loan program, and Hola CBU, a student-led organization that provides social and academic opportunities, CBU is... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Putney: Twins edit award-winning videoPUTNEY >> Twins Aja and Kaelan Selbach-Broad recently learned the video t
Putney: Twins edit award-winning video
Bennington Banner / Posted 19 days ago
PUTNEY >> Twins Aja and Kaelan Selbach-Broad recently learned the video they filmed and edited for the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. won a national video competition. According to a press release from VASC, Bellows Falls Union High School... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Presidential Candidates Push Proposals on Affordable CollegeLynchburg, VA - One of the hot topics of this election season: college affordab
Presidential Candidates Push Proposals on Affordable College
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 22 days ago
Lynchburg, VA - One of the hot topics of this election season: college affordability. The financial hole graduates and students continue to climb out of is growing, with more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, according to a CNBC... Read more
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Mashable
How Democrats want to make college more affordableWhat's This?Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks dur
How Democrats want to make college more affordable
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
What's This?Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at Trident Technical College, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in North Charleston, S.C. Image: David Goldman/Associated Press Hillary Clinton rolled out a... Read more
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The Middletown Press
5 financial rules every college student should live byIt’s time to stuff your suitcases full of all your earthly belongings and go sh
5 financial rules every college student should live by
The Middletown Press / Posted 22 days ago
It’s time to stuff your suitcases full of all your earthly belongings and go shopping for a hoodie bearing some fearsome mascot. You’re headed off to college, perhaps the first time you will be left to your own financial devices. It’s a liberating... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
How feasible is getting out of higher ed debt-free?AUSTIN — There are a lot of factors to consider when heading to college: the sp
How feasible is getting out of higher ed debt-free?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 24 days ago
AUSTIN — There are a lot of factors to consider when heading to college: the specialty of the school, the atmosphere and experience, and the return on investment. Higher ed is expensive, as is the debt that can stem from it. A Texas Comptroller’s... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Licenses suspended for thousands of Tennessee health care professionalsIn the span of one year, 270 Tennessee health care professionals had their lice
Licenses suspended for thousands of Tennessee health care professionals
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
In the span of one year, 270 Tennessee health care professionals had their licenses suspended for an offense that had nothing to do with health care: They all failed to pay their student loans. Nurses, EMTs, physical therapists, social workers,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Did college tuition go up by 48 percent while Jeb Bush was governor?Running a high-profile campaign means that you tout your accomplishments while
Did college tuition go up by 48 percent while Jeb Bush was governor?
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 28 days ago
Running a high-profile campaign means that you tout your accomplishments while in elected office while, at the same time, showing why the other candidates in the race are not as good a choice as you are. For former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R),... Read more
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Mashable
Making the case to reopen college access for prisonersWhat's This?Raymond White, left, Class 17 graduate, and Agustin Sierra, Class 1
Making the case to reopen college access for prisoners
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
What's This?Raymond White, left, Class 17 graduate, and Agustin Sierra, Class 18 graduate, work in the library at the Cleveland Correctional Center. Image: Brett Coomer/Associated Press Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Distinguished Fellow, Bard Prison... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Jasper Community Foundation announces annual grant awardsA total of 29 proposals were received from educational, municipal and nonprofit
Jasper Community Foundation announces annual grant awards
Newton Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
A total of 29 proposals were received from educational, municipal and nonprofit organizations throughout Jasper County. “I am pleased to announce that the foundation awarded $91,345 in grants during our annual grant program. These grant funds will... Read more
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The State News
Bernie Sanders' message resonates with studentsThe 73-year-old Democratic presidential candidate might be decades older than t
Bernie Sanders' message resonates with students
The State News / Posted 1 months ago
The 73-year-old Democratic presidential candidate might be decades older than these college students, but his messages and what he stands for has hit a chord. “I feel like students just feel a disconnect typically between politicians and ourselves,"... Read more
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FOX Business
App Helps Predict ROI of Different College DiplomasA just-published report by researchers at the New York Federal Reserve Bank con
App Helps Predict ROI of Different College Diplomas
FOX Business / Posted 1 months ago
A just-published report by researchers at the New York Federal Reserve Bank confirms what many have suspected: the driving force behind sky-rocketing college tuition is the increased availability of federal student aid. It doesn’t require a PhD to... Read more

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