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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A true/false quiz on higher education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A true/false quiz on higher education

As high school seniors prepare applications to meet the April 1 deadline required at many colleges and universities, I offer the following quiz to test higher education savvy. Numerous misconceptions abound. So, let’s begin to sort out what is true and what is false.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: College degree is key to higher standard of living

According to a recent Ball State University study, on average, the standard of living for Hoosiers is equivalent to living in 1996. Now, more than ever, we must incentivize students to obtain college degrees and help make them affordable.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am Related
Scholarship application tips

Scholarship application tips

The high cost of a college education means that a lot of students are looking for financial aid to help pay for it. But the competition can be stiff.

February 11, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: High school seniors, chase your dreams

YOUNG VOICES: High school seniors, chase your dreams

Right now it’s very busy and hectic for high school seniors. Many are finishing their applications and applying to college. Many students are getting letters from the colleges they applied to, saying the college will offer them admission. Some colleges are sending letters that say they can’t…

December 31, 2012 12:00 am
More students taking college test prep classes

More students taking college test prep classes

College preparation centers are springing up around the country, a trend that's grown tremendously the past five years.

November 05, 2012 9:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama, Congress deserve credit for freezing student loan rate

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama, Congress deserve credit for freezing student loan rate

At the last minute June 29, a divided Congress came together to deliver for the economy, as well as students and families, by extending the low 3.4 percent interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans.

July 14, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't balance budgets at expense of education

Indiana's vast repository of independent and public colleges and universities offers excellent instruction in many professions and disciplines. The breadth of resources should mean that a large percentage of Indiana residents hold bachelor's degrees.

April 16, 2011 12:00 am

Purdue Calumet will sponsor financial aid workshop Feb. 9

HOBART | Purdue University Calumet is sponsoring a financial aid workshop at 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at University Village, Phase II, on the Hammond campus.

February 01, 2011 12:00 am

Financial aid expert will speak Monday at Hobart High School

HOBART| Joe Russo, a national college financial aid expert, will be the featured speaker at a 6 p.m. Monday program at Hobart High School off 10th Street.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
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