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How to Evaluate the Costs of Studying Abroad

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By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) – Studying abroad may be an alluring idea in college. But the cost makes it a reality for only about 300,000, or 1 percent, of students each year, according to NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Program prices vary widely by school, region, and other factors. Brown University students, for example, must…

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Local Middle and High Schools Define Their Shine

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It’s fall, almost, and for many parents with kids in transitional grades, like 5th and 8th grades, that means starting the search for middle and high schools. To help with the process, West Angeles Educational Enrichment Center held a Back To School Night and invited 10 schools in the South LA community (and beyond) to highlight…

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Sign Up for LA’s Cash for College

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Mark your calendars and save the date! October 28, 2015. You’ll want to attend The Annual College & Career Convention. Parents and students can attend college life seminars, financial aid and scholarship presentations, and visit with an exhibit hall with college/university representatives from across the country. Consider it a “one-stop” opportunity for all students and families to make an…

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The Healthy College Cookbook

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Cookbooks Product Rating $ 14.95 Check Current Price From Amazon Here Here Are Some Of The Key Features Of The Healthy College Cookbook (In a rush? Click Here to get The Healthy College Cookbook at the Lowest Price online at Amazon) Here’s What You Need…

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3 Ways to Make Extra Money

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Use These Three Sites to Make Extra Money I originally posted this on my site SibyllaNash.com but this also works well for college students who need to make some extra cash. So read on.  Nothing kills creativity faster than a stack of unpaid bills…am I right? Until you’ve made it, sometimes you have to do…

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Q & A With Chelsea Watkins, College Application Training

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Helping Students Get Into Top Schools and Pay Less Check out the interview below with Chelsea Watkins, founder of College Application Training. Her company has a variety of services to aid in the college planning process. What was the genesis for your company? At what point did you say, hey this could be a great…

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3 Ways to Help Kids Avoid Dropping Out of College

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As many students receive their college acceptance letters over the next few weeks, make sure to set aside some time to have that talk. Not that talk, the other one. The one about dropping out. A 2013 American Dream 2.0 report likened the college drop out rate to a national epidemic because 46% of students…

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INROADS Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

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Time to start looking for summer internships! Although the calendar says spring, it still feels like winter in many parts of the country (except here in LA!), it may be hard to believe that summer is on its way. If your college student isn’t taking any academic classes, chances are they’re looking for an internship…

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Hollywood NOW’s Young Activist  Boot Camp

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, The “Young Activists Boot Camp” is a free program created to engage young girls, 12-18 years old, about social justice in a fun and high-energy environment.  Activities will include empowerment workshops, entertainment and giveaways! The event is co-sponsored by the West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board and the Hollywood Chapter…

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Parents Education League Holding Summer Camp Fair 3/8/15

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Summer will be here before you know it and if you’re still looking for summer opportunities for your kids, look no further. Check out the Parents Education League’s 3rd Annual “Summer Days” Camp Fair on Sunday, March 8th at Stephen S. Wise School, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles from 1 – 4 pm. Entrance is free!…

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