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Study: Norfolk one of 2018's worst midsize college cities in America

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk is one of America’s worst midsize college cities, according to WalletHub’s “2018’s Best College Towns & Cities in America” study published Tuesday. 225 more words


This bill could change the way Americans pay for college

House Republicans want to completely overhaul a federal law that governs higher education in the U.S.

On Tuesday, lawmakers began debate on the PROSPER Act — which would drastically change the federal aid system and reverse some Obama-era rules aimed at holding colleges accountable. 639 more words


Meaningful, fun and reasonably priced summer programs - 2018 edition

With the New Year looming, it’s time to make some decisions about next summer.  Here are some new listings and revised links. Some of these programs change their web site addresses annually. 3,559 more words


Get Specific

Some individuals or organizations narrow down the number of people who are eligible for their scholarships by offering them to only a specific type of individual. 397 more words

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Let's Break Probability

Finals week is here. Should be interesting. I’m pretty ready to go home.

I’m just a pond tryna freeze! Quit throwing rocks into me!

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The Nonprofit Scam

It’s that time of year again, when nonprofits are beating down doors for end-of-year donations. Some time ago I explained why I no longer contribute to most nonprofits… 375 more words


Get Local

At the end of the movie The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy says “… if I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard.” Learn from the girl’s mistakes, and before you head out battling “wizards“ (4.0 students) and “witches“ (cranky people who spend so much time padding their scholarship-winning resumes that they never have time to relax and enjoy life), first take a look around your own backyard. 247 more words

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