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  • Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up

    Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up
    It's college application season, which means Christian Lloyd is busy. The Sullivan High School senior has completed his Common Application but is hard at work on the 12th draft of his personal statement and is prepping for additional college visits this month.
  • Water awareness mini-grants awarded to 23 teachers

    To help promote freshwater-resource education, awareness and projects, the Lake County Water Authority has awarded $22,627.70 in mini grants to 23 public- and private-school teachers. Some of the annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference" mini-...

    How do you spell free college money? Try 'FAFSA'

    "You should write about college aid and the FAFSA," my brother said. FAFSA? Why would I write about a little-used, totally made-up universal language? "That's not FAFSA, that's Esperanto." Right, right. FAFSA is one of those yappy long-haired dogs that...

    Big university business: Students calling alumni for money

    Big university business: Students calling alumni for money
    The calls always come at the worst times. I'll be rushing around trying to make dinner. Or giving the kids a bath. Or settling in to watch "Homeland," which is the best show on television. And the phone rings. It's a student from the University of...

    When calculating U.S. college costs, proceed with caution

    By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. colleges have started, however reluctantly, to share more information about what students might actually pay to attend - the so-called net price. But the calculators that Congress has forced schools to provide...