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Great schools with late admissions: the staff at careers & colleges gives its picks of schools with rolling admissions programs

Great schools with late admissions: the staff at careers & colleges gives its picks of schools with rolling admissions programs Traci Mosser Think it’s too late to apply to college? No way! Many great schools accept late applications of have rolling admissions programs. In general, rolling admissions means that these schools accept applications and applicants […]

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Cool schools

Cool schools – Selecting a School Jennifer Grappone Some colleges get a lot of press while other quality schools fly under the radar. CAREERS & COLLEGES has selected 20 great schools that don’t always grab the headlines but are definitely worth checking out. Whether it’s a stellar academic reputation, an unusual internship program, or a […]

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they say that art begins in the heart and mind and translates through the hand and the eye. These outstanding colleges and universities provide the nurturing environment where tomorrow’s great artists, architects, animators, and designers flourish

Great schools for visual and performing arts: they say that art begins in the heart and mind and translates through the hand and the eye. These outstanding colleges and universities provide the nurturing environment where tomorrow’s great artists, architects, animators, and designers flourish Alfred University ALFRED, NY TUITION: $20,150 ROOM/BOARD: $5,076 STUDENTS: 1,944 World-renowned faculty […]

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The Student Guide

The Student Guide The U.S. Department of Education provides a useful guide that gives more details on all its college funding programs. To access it online, go to www.ed.gov/prog_info/SFA/StudentGuide/. Or call (800) 4-FED-AID to have a copy mailed to you. COPYRIGHT 2000 EM Guild, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group

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Financial aid timeline: keep up with deadlines and the application process

Financial aid timeline: keep up with deadlines and the application process NOVEMBER * If you’re applying for early decision, remember that most schools have deadlines in mid-November. * Search and apply for scholarships. Many will have deadlines over the next few months. DECEMBER * Complete your FAFSA, but do not mail it until January 1. […]

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The financial aid fab four: hit the right chord with a combo of federal, state, college, and private funding

The financial aid fab four: hit the right chord with a combo of federal, state, college, and private funding Don Rauf When you compare your complete financial aid packages from the colleges that have accepted you, you will find that your aid can consist of funding from four major sources–the federal government, your state, your […]

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The Barefoot Mba – distance education – master’s of business administration

The Barefoot Mba – distance education – master’s of business administration – Brief Article Sarah Durako Forget lecture halls and fraternity houses. For 25-year-old David Ogman, college means kicking off his shoes and logging on to his computer. From his apartment in Gainesville, Florida, Ogman works toward his master’s of business administration (MBA) degree at […]

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Bucks for the business-minded – The Scoop

Bucks for the business-minded – The Scoop – Brief Article ALL Student Loan Corporation (www.allstudentloan.org) wants to help entrepreneurial and business-inclined students. Its $2,000 college scholarship program recognizes four high school or college business students attending an eligible post-secondary institution by Fall 2004. Winners must be active members of three nationally recognized business student associations […]

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The real cost of college: don’t let a schools sticker price shock you into not applying

The real cost of college: don’t let a schools sticker price shock you into not applying Tracey Randinelli Deciding where to apply to college wasn’t a hard decision for Kelly Kroslowitz. The 20-year-old from Putnam Valley, New York, knew where she wanted to go: Saint Joseph’s University, a small private school in Philadelphia. “I liked […]

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Step-by-Step Through the FAFSA

Step-by-Step Through the FAFSA Pat Ordovensky Financial aid for college, like most good things in life, doesn’t come unless you ask for it. For high school seniors, now is the time to spend a couple of hours asking. * Aid is how most students afford college. Two of every three students enrolled at four-year colleges […]