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Source: Fox News

Top 20 'best value' colleges revealed in Forbes' annual list

Today 05:10 GMT

"For the second straight year, UC campuses made a strong showing on the Forbes America’s Best Value Colleges 2019 list, with three campuses ranked in the top 10," UC Berkeley said in a news release on Thursday, offering a "big congrats" to its fellow sister schools.

Overall, Forbes determined that Brigham Young University came out on top, followed by Princeton University and the University of California Irvine.

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Source: Common Domain

Fewer than 25% of college graduates can answer 4 simple money questions correctly

Today 04:15 GMT

Consumer banking firm Sallie Mae released its new “Majoring in Money” study of hundreds of current and recently graduated college students up to age 29 — and one big red flag sticks out: Even college graduates don’t know much about basic financial concepts like interest.

See “7 money moves smart graduates make right after college” and “Everything recent grads need to know about planning for retirement.”

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Source: Fox News

Brian Brenberg: How to make a good first impression (hint: It's not as easy as it looks)

Today 02:25 GMT

It's a situation that's ripe for misunderstandings, so it’s important to know what you need to do as a young employee to make a good first impression.

It's a sign of humility that you have a lot to learn and a sign of respect for the time someone is investing in your training. Everywhere you go, take notes so that you can speed-up your learning and show your colleagues that you're serious about getting up-to-speed.

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Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin reportedly 'shocked and saddened' at college admissions scam ruining her 'legacy'

Thursday 20:00 GMT

Lori Loughlin is reportedly horrified that she's more famous for allegedly bribing her daughters' ways into college than she is for her acting career.

LORI LOUGHLIN AND HUSBAND MOSSIMO GIANNULLI REPORTEDLY ARGUING CONSTANTLY OVER COLLEGE SCAM ALLEGATIONS. LORI LOUGHLIN'S DAUGHTER OLIVIA JADE COULD BE IMPLICATED IN COLLEGE SCAM, EXPERT SAYS. “Calling in favors, donating money to the alumni association, hiring consultants.

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Source: The Guradian

Former Texas tennis coach admits to $100,000 bribe in college admissions scandal

Thursday 20:00 GMT

The former men’s tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin pleaded guilty on Wednesday to accepting a $100,000 bribe in the college admissions bribery scheme and will cooperate with authorities.

The scandal has put a spotlight on the cutthroat college admissions process and amplified complaints that the system is rigged in favor of the rich. The parents are charged with paying big money to doctor entrance exam scores or get their children admitted to highly selective schools as athletic recruits for sports they didn’t play.

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Source: Fox News

Kristan Hawkins: Colleges should run from ‘dangerous,’ costly abortion drugs on campus

Thursday 09:55 GMT

To protect the educational environment, avoid costly liability and legal costs, and affirm student health centers’ goal of doing no harm to those they serve, California legislators should reject the risky, costly and dangerous proposal that is SB-24.

With schools counting the costs of things like fraternities or credit card marketing on campuses, the renewed push to force all California college and university health care centers to distribute chemical abortion drugs is hard to fathom.

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Source: Fox News

Lori Loughlin reconciles with daughter Olivia Jade amid college admissions scandal

Thursday 17:16 GMT

Lori Loughlin has made amends with daughter Olivia Jade, from whom she was reportedly estranged following the reveal of the "Full House" star and husband Mossimo Giannulli's alleged participation in a college admissions scandal. Olivia Jade, 19, was previously reported to be livid with and not speaking to her parents, believing they "ruined her life" with their alleged $500,000 bribes to get Olivia and sister Isabella into the University of Southern California (USC).

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Source: The Guradian

Elizabeth Warren's plan to end student debt is glorious. We can make it a reality

Thursday 09:54 GMT

This week, Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, announced a proposal to cancel student debt for millions of people and make public college free.

If we want a real student debt jubilee to actually happen – to go from policy paper to reality – the grassroots will need to continue to push for it. But like every other progressive proposal now being touted by presidential hopefuls, from Medicare for All to the Green New Deal, the call for debt relief and free education first came from the grassroots.

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Source: Fox News

Brian Brenberg: Six resume dos and don'ts that will make you look good on paper

Wednesday 15:25 GMT

In fact, research has found that millennials are twice as likely to report lying on a resume as the general population, and the number is even higher for Gen Z (today's college students).

Every resume needs a couple of extra sets of eyes, so take the time to put it in front of people with more experience than you. Professors, family, friends, and even classmates can catch errors or suggest changes to sections that are unclear or unpersuasive.

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Source: The Week

Elizabeth Warren's polarizing plan to make college free

Wednesday 19:04 GMT

The evidence certainly suggests that the "pull yourself up by your bootstraps" argument against Warren's proposal is tone-deaf at best and historically ignorant at worst — and that, at the very least, it is worth renewing the commitment by state governments to subsidize their local colleges and universities.

Her latest offering is a detailed proposal to make two- and four-year public colleges free for students, accompanied by plans to forgive the student loans of up to 42 million Americans, plus a pledge of at least $50 billion in new funding to support historically black colleges and universities.

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Source: Global News

Lori Loughlin removed from all ‘When Calls the Heart’ Season 6 material

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

Following news of the scandal, Hallmark removed Loughlin from her ongoing projects with the network, including When Calls the Heart, and she’s now been removed from the show’s Season 6 material.

Each of the charges against Loughlin and Giannulli calls for up to 20 years in prison, although first-time offenders would get only a small fraction of that if convicted.


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