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  • Son killed mother over grades
    Cops: Son killed mother over grades, college man beat his mom dead with a bat
    An argument over school grades led to a vicious beating within one Alabama family. Police said a college-aged son killed his mother over his grades after the pair was involved in a heated argument that turned physical. The 22-year-old son then...
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    Build a USNA Midshipman–Part VII
    Building a Midshipman is the story of one applicant’s journey from high school student to Midshipman in the United States Naval Academy.It has been the bible for many military academy applicants, whether their goal is a spot at the Naval...
  • Tanishq Abraham: Meet 11-year-old college grad, who already has three degrees
    Tanishq Abraham: Meet 11-year-old college grad, who already has three degrees
    Tanishq Abraham, an 11-year-old boy from California, put on a black gown and tasseled cap. No, Tanishq was not playing dress up. This pre-teen was graduating – not from high school but from college.Writes NBC News: “Tanishq Abraham is...
  • Jae Gardner
    Tutoring with Jae Gardner: Owner of The Ivy Key
    Jae Gardner is one of New York City’s top social entrepreneurs, instrumental in tutoring and preparing high school students for college. His company—The Ivy Key, serves over 100 New York City and New Jersey public schools, and it has...
  • 4 fun ways to improve your math skills
    4 fun ways to improve your math skills
    Of all academic subjects, math is perhaps the most polarizing. Certain students love it, while others loathe it. But no matter how you feel about math, it’s a subject that will always be there. In order to succeed in school and the workplace...
  • Record number of state university applicants
    Record number of state university applicants
    There were a record number of applicants to Washington state public universities and colleges for the fall of 2015. Competition may be stiff this coming year. What can you do to ensure your home-school graduate floats to the top of the applicant...
  • The tools youth basketball players need to get recruited
    The tools youth basketball players need to get recruited
    This article is the first part of a series of articles that will cover the tools needed to aid youth athletes in getting recruited to play college basketball.Any youth basketball player trying to earn a spot on a college team has likely heard the...
  • University of La Verne still accepting applications
    Colleges still accepting applications for fall 2015
    Students who are still looking for a college to attend in the fall are in luck. The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) released their list of colleges still accepting applications for Fall 2015 on May 6, 2016. Over 250...
  • Parents ask, college or retirement, which do I fund?
    Parents ask, college or retirement, which do I fund?
    The questionOver the years, as a financial adviser, I have frequently been asked this question, “Should I fund my retirement plan or a college savings for my children?This question usually comes from parents who are trying to juggle all...
  • A Mile in Her Shoes
    US military tries to raise awareness about sexual assault & misogynists complain
    Even though it's almost over, April is still Sexual Assault Awareness Month and few groups give it as much attention as the US military. But that's probably because few other groups have as many reported cases of sexual assault annually....
  • How to supercharge college scholarship applications
    How to supercharge college scholarship applications
    With hundreds, and very often thousands, of college scholarship applications to wade through, how do students make theirs stand out? Here are some easy ways for students to supercharge their applications, impress the judges, and avoid getting...
  • The Hunting Ground
    Movie review: 'The Hunting Ground' sets its sights a bit too narrow
    There is absolutely no denying that the documentary, The Hunting Ground (opening today), is about something important. It attempts to shed light on the horrific, yet mostly silent epidemic of rape crimes on college campuses across the United...
  • Save money with free community college classes
    Community college giving away free classes
    CINCINNATI, OHIO- A local community college is helping young people get a jump start on college by offering tuition-free classes.Cincinnati State Technical Community College, through its 3 And a Book Program, is open to current high school...
  • College or Gap Year: A Challenging Choice for Some Seniors
    College or Gap Year: A Challenging Choice for Some Graduating Seniors
    The college admissions emails and letters have all been sent out. Maybe your graduating senior did not get into her college of choice. Maybe your teen couldn’t decide on where to apply and was thinking a year or two at community college was...
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    12 things to do after submitting your tuition deposit
    Congratulations to all of the students who have made their final college choice. While the big choice has been made and the tuition deposit has been sent, there are still some things students need to remember before heading off to college in the...
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