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  • College Planning Timeline

    According to the state's Florida Choices website (flchoices.org), the College Planning Timeline for high school students looks like this: 9th Grade Now that you're in 9th grade, it's time to get serious about your post-secondary plans. By starting...
  • Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings

    Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings LinkedIn released its University Rankings this month, listing its top schools based on how successful its recent graduates have been at landing desirable jobs. Using LinkedIn profiles, the company compared the...
  • Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: "Millions of young people are just stuck. They can't buy homes, they can't buy cars … all because they are struggling under the weight of...
  • Florida prepaid college plan sales set record

    Florida prepaid college plan sales set record
    Sales of Florida's prepaid college tuition plans set records during the first week of open enrollment, with purchases tripling over the same period last year. The Florida Prepaid College Board attributed the increased sales to lower prices, a new...
  • Endorsement: Joe Courtney Is Bringing In Jobs

    Endorsement: Joe Courtney Is Bringing In Jobs
    Elections in the state's 2nd Congressional District, with its huge plurality of unaffiliated voters (177, 663 unaffiliated to 121,310 Democrats and 85,514 Republicans), used to be competitive. They have been less so in recent years, largely because of the...
  • NBA Star Andre Drummond Gives $10,000 For Middletown Scholarship Program

    NBA Star Andre Drummond Gives $10,000 For Middletown Scholarship Program
    MIDDLETOWN — NBA star Andre Drummond, a Middletown native, has made a $10,000 donation to the Middlesex YMCA to start a scholarship fund for local teens. The scholarship program will give YMCA memberships to low-income students, who will be able...
  • California Middle Class Scholarship grants are still available

    California Middle Class Scholarship grants are still available
    In a surprising and somewhat embarrassing situation, administrators of California's new Middle Class Scholarship program last month awarded only about half the $107 million available. But on Wednesday, officials announced that they were extending...
  • Reinhard: Internet can't totally replace personal touch in recruiting

    Cleaning out the notebook after Tuesday's Lafayette media luncheon. Would you buy a home – new or pre-owned – without inspecting it from every angle and assessing its strengths and its flaws? Is it possible you'd want to have an inspector...
  • Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid college plans

    Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid  college plans
    As parents, there's no question we get sweaty palms and suffer anxiety when thinking about financial obligations. And, there is perhaps no greater stress point than trying to figure out how to pay for our children's college educations. In June, our...
  • Credit standards to loosen for PLUS college loan program

    The U.S. Department of Education will soon loosen the credit standards for parents looking to borrow to pay for college under the parent PLUS loan program. The new rules will be published next month and will go into effect for the next school year....
  • Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research

    Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research
    Three California State University campuses Wednesday were awarded more than $60 million in federal grants to help train low-income and minority students for biomedical research careers. The National Institutes of Health grants are for five years and...