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Financial Aid

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  • College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts - any time of year

    Chalk it up to New Year's resolutions. How else do you explain why the first quarter of the year is typically one of the biggest times for contributing to state-sponsored college savings plans known as 529s. In the first three months of 2010, 2011 and...
  • College addresses national issue by tracking data to boost graduation rates

    ATLANTA When Aundrea Nattiel goes in for a session with her college adviser at Georgia State University, there are no secrets. A detailed computer profile provides information about every class taken and every grade earned by Nattiel during her time at...
  • Celia Rivenbark: This college scholarship is a little too sweet for comfort

    Like many parents of high school seniors, Duh Hubby and I have been poring over financial aid forms and grappling with the FAFSA, the Big Form You Gotta Fill Out to see if your kid can get federal financial aid for college. Stop me if I'm going too fast...
  • Lansford gets facelift with help from Main Street Lehigh Valley grant and other company news

    Lansford gets facelift from Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recently presented the first Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant in Carbon...
  • Learning Matters: Career-technical education continues to evolve

    Learning Matters: Career-technical education continues to evolve
    College and career readiness is on the move in Glendale and across the country. As Kelly Corrigan reported in this paper last week (“Glendale Unified secures $219K grant…” Jan. 16), the Glendale school board accepted an annual allotment...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will recognize the winners for the 2015 MLK awards, the Julianna V. Bolt Art Contest and the Boddie Scholarship during their 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast. The Boddie Scholarship...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...
  • Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers

    Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers
    President Obama at the State of the Union address briefly touched on trade. Yet what he advocated might have a greater implication on our lives than anything else that was mentioned. He said that "past trade deals haven't always lived up to the hype."...
  • City Colleges scholarship program excludes private school students

    I am happy to hear that Chicago Public School seniors, who are eligible, will be able to attend City Colleges of Chicago free of charge. However, considering all the money we have saved the city of Chicago by sending our children to private high schools...
  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

    FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans. The Veterans Trust, a non-profit foundation based in Fort Lauderdale, on Friday awarded $25,000 each to Florida Atlantic University,...
  • GOP lawmakers oppose Obama proposal to boost education tax credit, cut college savings plans

    President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children's...