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  • Southland College Prep: Where every graduate earns a scholarship

    Southland College Prep: Where every graduate earns a scholarship
    Ron Anderson has a perfect record. Of the 180 students who have graduated from Southland College Prep Charter High School, every one of them has received a college scholarship, and many have been offered more than one. Yale, Duke, the University of...
  • Smithfield High senior one of 1,000 to earn Gates Millennium Scholarship

    A Smithfield High student has been recognized as one of the best and brightest by none other than the foundation of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Maiya Picott of Smithfield was chosen as one of 1,000 recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, a...
  • Everest University changes course

    Everest University changes course
    Instead of the usual yearly college tuition hike, Everest University in Pompano Beach has changed direction — cutting tuition prices 20 percent across the board. Some students are also seeing portions of their loans forgiven, while others are...
  • Host your own Red Cross blood drive -- and earn scholarship money

    The American Red Cross is encouraging young people, ages 16 to 24, to host a blood drive this summer, between June 1 and Aug. 31. Students who participate in the Leaders Save Lives program will be eligible for a drawing for a $2,500 scholarship; there...
  • Class of 2015's most hirable majors, lucrative industries and job-search tips for recent grads

    Class of 2015's most hirable majors, lucrative industries and job-search tips for recent grads
    WELCOME TO THE WORKFORCE, CLASS OF 2015. Class of 2015, things sure do look good for you. I remember back in my day, during the recession, things were different. We applied for jobs uphill, both ways! In the highest outlook since 2007, 65 percent of...
  • College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out

    College Waitlist: When You're Not In, Or Out
    It's probably the most unsettling outcome in the college admissions process: the notification that you're neither in, nor out, but wait-listed. "It's the worst thing they can do to a student because of the intense amount of added stress it puts on...
  • How a ragtag group of left-wingers propelled debt-free college into the Democratic primary debate

    WASHINGTON A group of two dozen young activists working out of homes and coffee shops around the country has achieved something rather unusual: mainlining an idea into the upper echelons of the Democratic Party including its top presidential contenders in...
  • Apodaca: Liberal arts education has merit

    Many readers have told me that they connected with my last column, in which I discussed the growing recognition that we've become too infatuated with "elite" colleges and that we shouldn't undervalue the many other excellent institutions with lesser...
  • National Merit Scholars named

    Thirteen local high school students were named 2015 National Merit Scholars, officials announced Wednesday. The students are among 2,500 awarded Merit Scholars from across the United States who will receive $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship...
  • The hidden cost of college

    The hidden cost of college
    The cost of higher education has skyrocketed over the last 30 years, and now experts are warning teens about another hidden cost. While most statistics focus on rising tuition fees, new research is taking a closer look at living expenses. According to a...
  • Art school names scholarship for president of 35 years

    Laguna College of Art + Design announced on April 27 the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating President Burke's 35 years with the college. Burke, first hired to chair the drawing and painter major, led LCAD's transition from a...