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Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?
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Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?
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Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?

By May S. Ruiz The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that colleges and universities will award 1.9 million Bachelor’s degrees this month. And the graduation season is a timely opportunity to make an assessment of how much it costs to get a four-year degree, what it means to have one, and what good it…

March College Search Guide
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March College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s spring time! And most students are also on spring break. It may well be a welcome respite for your children, a time to recharge as they head towards the end of the school year. While it is an opportunity for them to relax, it is also…

February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Freshman Your children are well into the second semester of 9th grade and are now fully engaged in the academic and extra-curricular life at their school.  They should continue focusing on maintaining good grades, or if their first semester marks need improvement, now is the time…

January College Search Guide
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January College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Freshman Typically, the beginning of the year marks the halfway point in the school year. First semester grades would soon be released, if they had not been sent out yet. If your 9th grader’s marks are not great, he/she would need to use the second semester…

December College Search Guide
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December College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The cool weather is settling in and some scattered showers are occasionally breaking up the otherwise cloudless blue skies. Children are eagerly anticipating the Christmas season and winter break. As we head towards the end of the year, some students are finishing up on the first…

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