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  • Get government out of student loans

    Get government out of student loans
    Yesenia Duarte's parents are Mexican immigrants. Her family works long hours in construction and at a factory to make ends meet. At an early age, Duarte set her sights on college. But come enrollment time, she faced a dilemma: either sign up for...
  • '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...
  • How undocumented students pay for college

    How undocumented students pay for college
    Zitlalli Roman has a job, an internship and an eye on getting a master's degree—maybe even a Ph.D. What she doesn't have is a Social Security number. Roman, a 24-year-old Northeastern Illinois University student, immigrated to the Chicago area...
  • Trucker shortage looms large as Baltimore port eyes growth

    Trucker shortage looms large as Baltimore port eyes growth
    If Tom Huesman had the manpower, his trucking business out of the port of Baltimore would spike as much as 25 percent — no questions about it. "If I had a minimum of 10 more drivers, they would be working every day without missing a heartbeat,"...
  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...
  • Free Speech and free tuition on campus

    I'm going back to the Berkeley campus next week for the 50th reunion of the Free Speech Movement. You may have heard in some history class about Mario Savio and the first student sit-in of the '60s. That was us FSMers at Berkeley. It will be a little...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently awarded an annual $2,000 scholarship to Morgan L. Stewart of Whitehall. Stewart is a student member of the PICPA, the Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business,...
  • USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder

    USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder
    Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
  • Cooperative extensions reinvent themselves for the 21st century

    For most of the past 15 years, Seth Wilner was the go-to guy for any and all questions about growing plants and animals in Sullivan County, N.H. "Used to be, someone in my county called up and said, 'I have a llama and two goats, can you come out and...