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If you’re heading to college this fall, consider these tips on how to save

If you’re heading to college this fall, consider these tips on how to save

August 25, 2015


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By Carolyn Bigda Chicago Tribune (TNS) There is the cost of college, and then there is the cost of going to college — everything from the extra-long twin bed sheets you’ll need for your dorm room to textbooks for class. The expenses can add up fast. During the 2014-15 school year, the average full...

As room and board fees rise, students look for cheaper housing

As room and board fees rise, students look for cheaper housing

August 25, 2015


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By Larry Gordon Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES—When he moves off campus this fall, University of California, Los Angeles junior Will Van Der Wey said, he will miss the variety of dining hall meals. His homemade sandwiches just aren’t going to be as appealing. But even if his food options s...

Ask Angela: Is College Necessary?

Ask Angela: Is College Necessary?

Ask Angela

April 9, 2014


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Dear Waiter in California, You ask if college is necessary, which is not a simple yes or no answer. There are many different aspects to look at here. First of all, if you are a high school student and aren't sure what you want to do for a career. Don't go to school. It is a lot of money and if it...

Northeast Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching Soon

Northeast Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching Soon

January 30, 2014


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There is still time to apply for scholarships for next year. But you better hurry, the deadline is February 1. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity for free money, so if you haven’t applied yet, take time and complete the scholarship application.  Northeast Community College has a variety of merit tuition waivers, perfor...

Tuition increases at US public colleges at lowest rate in decades

Tuition increases at US public colleges at lowest rate in decades

October 25, 2013


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By Larry Gordon Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The rise in tuition at public colleges slowed this year to the smallest increase in more than three decades, although financial aid has not kept pace to cover the hikes, according to a College Board study released Wednesday. At publi...

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