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Your Money: Money Secrets of Parents with Multiple Kids in College

FILE PHOTO: Graduating students arrive for Commencement Exercises at Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. on May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo
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By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. It scared him into action. “I’m a planner. I don’t like surprises,” said…

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Harvard Rescinds 10 Acceptances Over Obscene Posts

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Harvard University has revoked its acceptance of at least 10 applicants to its incoming freshman class after learning the group traded sexually explicit and sometimes racist images in a private online message group, the student newspaper reported. A university spokeswoman declined on Monday to comment on Sunday’s Harvard Crimson report, which cites…

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Free Community College for LA High School Grads

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If you’re looking for ways to cut down on college tuition, students attending a year or two of community college is a great way to do it. Especially with The Los Angeles College Promise. The program provides one year of free tuition to all full-time students graduating from LAUSD and charter high schools beginning with seniors graduating in…

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youThink Offers Free Summer Camps

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Join youThink this summer for fun camps for middle and high school students. Four camps will be offered and students can sign up for as many as they like. July 12 – 14, 10 – 1pm, LA: A City of Immigrants – Art and Field Trips. July 17 – 19, 10 – 3pm, College Camp…

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Trump to Offer Exclusive Contract to Service US Student Loans

Graduates arrive for commencement at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, United States May 16, 2015. REUTERS/Noah Berger
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By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration will soon offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies, officials said on Friday. The U.S. Education Department, led by Trump pick Betsy DeVos, said the streamlining…

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Tennessee Set to be First to Make Community College Free for Adults

FILE PHOTO - Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Haslam listens during the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, U.S. on February 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Mike Theiler/File Photo
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By Chris Kenning (Reuters) – Tennessee will become the first state in the country to offer free community college to all adults without a degree under a measure Republican Governor Bill Haslam is likely to quickly sign into law, a spokesman said Friday. The legislation will expand on a previous law passed in 2014, when…

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California Science Center Offers Paid Internships for Teens

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If you have a teen who will be graduating high school in 2018 or 2019 and is looking for a summer internship, California Science Center offers a paid internship from June 19 – August 4, 2017. The pay starts at $10.50/hr and increases to $12/hr July 1, 2017. Interns work alongside California Science Center staff…

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Want to Apply for Reduced Tuition at Out of State Schools?

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  Aside from buying a home, the sticker shock of college is probably the second biggest heart attack moment in one’s life, especially when comparing in-state and out-of-state tuitions. There’s a program, Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) for students who live in the 15 member states (which includes California!), they are eligible to request a reduced…

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Learn the Ropes at Ryman Arts Application Day

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Ryman Arts provides college level studio art classes to high school students, free of charge. They offer classes on Saturdays at Cal State Fullerton and Sundays at Otis College of Art and Design. Herbert Ryman was a Disney animator, and there are special links to Disney animation and some great college prep through this program. If your…

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Sign Up for Free and Low Cost Summer Arts Workshops

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Have a high school student interested in stand-up comedy, video game design or digital music production? They can learn that and more at Inner City Arts this summer. The downtown campus offers a variety of visual and performing arts classes for free and low cost. Registration starts on May 20 from 10 – 12pm. Classes run…

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