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  • 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...
  • Autumn Santos of Warren has athletic career on right track

    Autumn Santos of Warren has athletic career on right track
    We will not know for several years whether the next chapter in Autumn Santos' track career will have a happy ending. What is known is that on Wednesday afternoon, in a meeting room at Warren, it had the happiest of beginnings. It was the celebration...
  • Letters to the editor

    College tuition waivers should end In a recent letter to the editor, Linda Brookhart, the executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, a lobbyist group that advocates for the preservation and protection of the pensions, health...
  • 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...
  • Educated advice: Consider whether value of law degree worth the price

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: I will be applying to law school this fall and wonder if you have any advice to offer about the admissions process. I have a 3.5 GPA and a 160 LSAT. I would like to apply to an out-of-state school, but the higher tuition would mean...
  • Baseball: Two El Camino Real students receive scholarships from MLB

    El Camino Real students Sasank Chaganty and Blake Sperling are among 20 high school students nationwide being awarded $2,000 college scholarships in recognition for their dedication to community service from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Each...
  • Michelle Obama to speak at King College Prep

     Michelle Obama to speak at King College Prep
    First lady Michelle Obama will deliver commencement remarks June 9 at King College Prep in Chicago, the school that Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl slain after participating in the president's 2013 inauguration festivities, attended. Hadiya, an...
  • 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...