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  • Corinthian students to get $480 million relief from 'predatory' loans

    Corinthian students to get $480 million relief from 'predatory' loans
    Students who took out private loans while attending schools owned by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for 40% reductions in their loan balances. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the private student loan...
  • Support vocational and technical schools, too

    In his commentary, Morgan State University President David Wilson states that college enrollment in Maryland has been declining and there is a high rate of those who attend college requiring financial aid ("The changing face of higher education," Feb. 1)....
  • It's getting easier to fill out the FAFSA...really!

    It's getting easier to fill out the dreaded Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the key form for obtaining college funding. Since overhauling the online version of FAFSA several years ago, the U.S. Department of Education has continued to make...
  • Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds

     Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds
    Angelo Ross said he hunted for a job for three years before landing an internship at a fast-food restaurant in November. For the first time in his life, the Far South Side high school senior said the minimum wage job gave him a sense of security. But he...
  • Committee calls on NU to drop moveout fee

    A city committee reacted favorably Jan. 28 to a business's request for major financial assistance to relocate to the building at 1560 Sherman Ave., also known as the "One Rotary Center" building. But before getting behind the move, some members of the...
  • Cardinals DE Calais Campbell makes $1.6 million donation to UM

    During his time at Miami, Calais Campbell was a four-year letter winner and an All-ACC pick. Now the Arizona Cardinal wants to ensure other football players have the kind of experience he had as a Hurricane by donating $1.6 million to create the...
  • UConn's Bob Diaco Hopes To Expand Role Of Preferred Walk-Ons

     UConn's Bob Diaco Hopes To Expand Role Of Preferred Walk-Ons
    The UConn football program needs players. It needs scholarship players, and it needs preferred walk-ons. The latter are now being recruited under second-year coach Bob Diaco. "We're recruiting, actively recruiting, players," Diaco said. "In the past...
  • Rising tuition at public colleges, funding cuts leave students deeper in debt

    Michael Bayne has done everything you're supposed to do to avoid taking on too much debt for college. He lives off-campus to save money on housing. He's always working at least one job — sometimes two. And he enrolled at an in-state public school,...
  • Football: California Showcase to take place in Irvine Feb. 21

    As many as 500 high school football players are expected to participate in the third annual California Showcase at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine on Feb. 21. The free one-day, non-profit event is presented by former UCLA head coach Terry...
  • UConn Will Offer Enhanced Athletic Scholarships In Fall

    UConn Will Offer Enhanced Athletic Scholarships In Fall
    Starting next fall, UConn will offer student-athletes enhanced scholarships aimed at covering the full cost of attending college. All students on a full athletic scholarship will receive these "full-cost-of-attendance" scholarships, which are expected to...
  • Save big bucks in college aid with these FAFSA tips

    If you hope to score any need-based aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Many families assume they won't receive aid and don't bother to file the form. Even if you are certain you fall in the "no-need" category, it is...