Suit claims antitrust law violations

October 25, 2010
Suit claims antitrust law violations The NCAA was sued in federal court Monday in a case that seeks to overturn the governing body's policy of putting one-year limits on athletic scholarships. The suit was filed in California on behalf of former Rice football player Joseph Agnew. It claims that Agnew lost his scholarship after he […]

Suit claims antitrust law violations The NCAA was sued in federal court Monday in a case that seeks to overturn the governing body’s policy of putting one-year limits on athletic scholarships. The suit was filed in California on behalf of former Rice football player Joseph Agnew. It claims that Agnew lost his scholarship after he […]

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JD on the radio – KFNX 1100AM

October 11, 2010
[Audio clip: view full post to listen] A face for the radio! Hi, I just wanted to drop a quick note and let you know that I will be on the radio live! Friday October 8th at 4:45 -5:00 PM - And a second show added Tuesday October 12th at 3:15-3:30PM tune your radio to KFNX […]

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] A face for the radio! Hi, I just wanted to drop a quick note and let you know that I will be on the radio live! Friday October 8th at 4:45 -5:00 PM – And a second show added Tuesday October 12th at 3:15-3:30PM tune your radio to KFNX […]

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AIMS scholarships: the Bad, the Ugly, the Cuts

October 3, 2010
Regents cut AIMS scholarships for Ariz. students By JONATHAN J. COOPER The Associated Press Published: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:47 AM MST TEMPE — Students who exceed standards on Arizona’s high school graduation exam will no longer get guaranteed tuition waivers to the three state universities, the Board of Regents voted Thursday. Regents said the […]

Regents cut AIMS scholarships for Ariz. students By JONATHAN J. COOPER The Associated Press Published: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:47 AM MST TEMPE — Students who exceed standards on Arizona’s high school graduation exam will no longer get guaranteed tuition waivers to the three state universities, the Board of Regents voted Thursday. Regents said the […]

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Big corporations recruit from larger state colleges

September 26, 2010
Employers Favor State Schools for Hires By JENNIFER MERRITT from the Wall Street Journal U.S. companies largely favor graduates of big state universities over Ivy League and other elite liberal-arts schools when hiring to fill entry-level jobs, a Wall Street Journal study found. Jennifer Merritt discusses a new Wall Street Journal survey, which reveals recruiters […]

Employers Favor State Schools for Hires By JENNIFER MERRITT from the Wall Street Journal U.S. companies largely favor graduates of big state universities over Ivy League and other elite liberal-arts schools when hiring to fill entry-level jobs, a Wall Street Journal study found. Jennifer Merritt discusses a new Wall Street Journal survey, which reveals recruiters […]

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Does a college degree guarantee job security -WSJ

September 23, 2010
College Grads Expand Lead in Job Security By CONOR DOUGHERTY from the Wall Street Journal GARY, Ind.—Fifteen years after high school, the working lives of Tremell Sinclair and Phyllis Sellars have evolved very differently, largely because of a single decision. That decision has always shaped their economic prospects, but never more so than during the […]

College Grads Expand Lead in Job Security By CONOR DOUGHERTY from the Wall Street Journal GARY, Ind.—Fifteen years after high school, the working lives of Tremell Sinclair and Phyllis Sellars have evolved very differently, largely because of a single decision. That decision has always shaped their economic prospects, but never more so than during the […]

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College fair Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler

September 21, 2010
Phoenix Convention Center is host a college fair on September 26th Sunday. Fair Hours: Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (200 colleges will be in attendance.) Also on the same day is the Scottsdale College Fair in the evening, Sunday, September 26, 2010 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for […]

Phoenix Convention Center is host a college fair on September 26th Sunday. Fair Hours: Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (200 colleges will be in attendance.) Also on the same day is the Scottsdale College Fair in the evening, Sunday, September 26, 2010 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for […]

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Why an airline ticket is the same as college

September 21, 2010
The next time you are on an airplane, or see a commercial on TV for an airline, know that every passenger around you paid a different price for their seat. Some paid more, some paid less. College is no different.  In both cases, whether you’re buying an airline ticket or paying for college, the best and […]

The next time you are on an airplane, or see a commercial on TV for an airline, know that every passenger around you paid a different price for their seat. Some paid more, some paid less. College is no different.  In both cases, whether you’re buying an airline ticket or paying for college, the best and […]

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Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education.

September 20, 2010
Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education. Buy the best education for less than what you would be paying for second best or a third-rate college using closely guarded secrets the college financial aid department hopes you never discover. Do you want the best for your child but don’t […]

Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education. Buy the best education for less than what you would be paying for second best or a third-rate college using closely guarded secrets the college financial aid department hopes you never discover. Do you want the best for your child but don’t […]

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MTV prompts ads to promote finding financial aid ideas

September 16, 2010
Is this a marketing ploy or does the College Board and MTV really want to help find a solution? Here is an article by JACQUES STEINBERG a writer for the New York Times. MTV — Yes, MTV — Wants Your Financial Aid Ideas As the stern proctor of the hardly hip SAT exam, the College […]

Is this a marketing ploy or does the College Board and MTV really want to help find a solution? Here is an article by JACQUES STEINBERG a writer for the New York Times. MTV — Yes, MTV — Wants Your Financial Aid Ideas As the stern proctor of the hardly hip SAT exam, the College […]

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Eliminating a college based on the sticker price is bad advice

September 2, 2010
Eliminating a college based solely on the sticker price is just bad advice. The proper thing to do is position the parent’s assets and position the student so that they receive the most amount of aid. As an example, this last year one of my students who took my advice did extremely well. She applied […]

Eliminating a college based solely on the sticker price is just bad advice. The proper thing to do is position the parent’s assets and position the student so that they receive the most amount of aid. As an example, this last year one of my students who took my advice did extremely well. She applied […]

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