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College freshmen survey

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A new survey of the nation’s college freshmen shows that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades, as cost has become a growing […]

03/06/2014

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Michigan State student, 20, dies after shooting

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 20-year-old Michigan State University student has died after he and another student were shot in their apartment near the school’s campus. East Lansing police say Dominique Nolff was pronounced […]

02/01/2014

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Is a four-year degree really worth it?

Is a four-year degree really worth it? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Liz Weston, the author of “The Ten Commandments of Money” and the most widely-read personal finance columnist on the Internet. Click to listen.

04/30/2013

Calif. 2-year colleges alter registration policy

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s community colleges are reorienting their registration system to give priority to students who are focused on earning a degree or transferring to a four-year college. The Los Angeles Times reports […]

09/11/2012

Most Calif. for-profit colleges lose state grants

(AP) – California’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the […]

07/31/2012

Governor speeds up Cal Grant cuts for students

(AP) – Starting this fall, college students will be getting less financial aid from California. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he vetoed $195 million from the final budget he signed – more than $22 […]

06/28/2012

Out-of-state colleges recruit more Calif. students

(AP) – California students are increasingly being courted by out-of-state colleges seeking to take advantage of cutbacks and rising tuition at the Golden State’s public universities. The Los Angeles Times reports Monday that schools in […]

06/04/2012

College,firearms, on the agenda today on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with Bob McCormick will cover college topics: What counts more — good grades or money — for getting into the college of your choice How long will it take […]

05/08/2012