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  • School Notes: Academic achievements of residents in Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County

    The following students from Severna Park were recognized at the 2015 Honors Convocation at Wittenberg University: Emmaline Higgins was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that seeks to recognize and encourage scholarship among...
  • 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...
  • Catching up with American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco

    Catching up with American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco
    Spring is in full bloom and so are football meetings. The American Athletic Conference spring meetings are scheduled to start in a few weeks in Key Biscayne, FL. We caught up with conference commissioner Mike Aresco for a brief chat about how the American...
  • 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...
  • Don't rely on passbook account to build college savings

    Parking money in a passbook savings account may be a simple, effective way to save for the family's summer trip or for Christmas gifts, but as a college savings strategy it's only slightly more practical than stuffing dollars under the mattress. A...
  • Pamela Yip: How much college aid is enough?

    This is the time of year when many high school students decide where they will attend college. A big factor in that decision for many families is how much financial aid they'll receive. The key tool that will give you that information is the financial...
  • With bachelor's degree in hand, LSSC student lands higher-level job

    With bachelor's degree in hand, LSSC student lands higher-level job
    LEESBURG — Sometimes career advancement is closer than it appears. That's what Kim Kidd of Leesburg discovered after she became a trailblazing student in Lake-Sumter State College's first bachelor's degree program. Kidd is one of 14 graduates 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...