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  • Celebs donate $500,000 scholarships to students on UNCF show

    Anthony Anderson can recall when he worried about scrounging up money to pay for the rest of his college tuition, food and housing while attending Howard University.
  • Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.

    Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.
    No parent wants to be the bad guy. But as they try to figure out whether they should let their children say yes to college acceptances that have just arrived, parents may wonder if they dare give the go-ahead. For many families, the choice between an...

    The debt that comes with that college degree

    The debt that comes with that college degree
    Magid, a porter who often works past 10 p.m. in my apartment building, removes a folded piece of paper from his shirt pocket. He has worn his eldest daughter's college acceptances like boutonnieres. The May 1 deadline is looming. A decision must be made...

    4 things you should do after you're accepted to college

    This story was previously published in The Mash, a Pioneer Press sister publication for Chicago-area high schools and students. Co-author Gracie Sands is from Glenview and is a junior at Glenbrook South High School. It's that time of year again....

    Avon Dollars For Scholars Holds Comedy Night Fundraiser

    AVON — Avon Dollars for Scholars will host its second "Comedy for a Cause" on May 9 to raise money for the college scholarships it gives out each year, the organization has announced. The upcoming event will be at the Golf Club of Avon, which is at...