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  • 'Anything but law school' for suburban teacher

    'Anything but law school' for suburban teacher
    Not going to law school really paid off for Louise Kelly. Kelly, a 37-year-old music teacher, is the winner of the inaugural "Anything but Law School" scholarship from local attorney Matthew Willens. "Oh my gosh, I'm elated," said Kelly, who teaches...
  • How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?

    How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?
    Dear Liz: Our grandson's stellar high school performance and his family financial situation were such that he was admitted to his state university with grants sufficient to pay all school fees, including room and board, with no loans or work-study. His...
  • Uncle Sam won't forget about your student loans

     Uncle Sam won't forget about your student loans
    Want to spot the "no exit" of painful debt? It's your student loans. If you borrow for college and find yourself unable to pay at some point, you won't be able to escape the loans. Student loans aren’t automatically discharged in bankruptcy...
  • Two Laguna seniors named National Merit semifinalists

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District recognized two Laguna Beach High School seniors who were recently named National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalists. Aviva Meyers and Grant Barton are two of about 16,000 students nationwide to be...
  • Ask Kim: How are custodial accounts taxed?

    I read your column on how to get kids started in stocks (http://www.kiplinger.com/links/stockskids) and had two follow-up questions: How are children's custodial accounts taxed? Do I need to use the account for educational expenses? Custodial accounts --...
  • CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships

    CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships
    Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman....
  • UB to continue admitting underclassmen

    UB to continue admitting underclassmen
    The University of Baltimore said Wednesday it will continue admitting underclassmen, rejecting a recent proposal to scrap the freshman and sophomore classes altogether and opting instead to strengthen its first-year program. Last month, the university'...
  • 'No loan' pledge aims to make U. of C. more affordable

    'No loan' pledge aims to make U. of C. more affordable
    University of Chicago officials announced a package of new initiatives Wednesday to encourage students from low-income backgrounds to attend, making the application process simpler and the cost more affordable through a "no-loan pledge." The effort,...
  • UC president will examine enrollment levels of non-California students

    As she marks her first anniversary as UC system president, Janet Napolitano on Tuesday said she wants to tackle the controversial issue of whether some of the nine undergraduate UC campuses are enrolling too many students from other states and countries....
  • Florida to mail out $200 million in college refunds, week before election

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Just before Election Day, thousands of Florida families who participate in prepaid college savings plans will receive refunds, or major cuts in their monthly payments, and Governor Rick Scott is not shy about taking credit for...
  • Top 10 ways to save more at Publix

    Top 10 ways to save more at Publix
    As the saying goes, shopping at Publix is a pleasure, but the chain's coupon-friendly ways keep me coming back each week. Coupons are the main way to trim food bills, but there are other shopping secrets to save not just money, but time. Here are my...