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  • I'm 25, I'm A PhD Student & I Receive A $33k Stipend
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    I'm 25, I'm A PhD Student & I Receive A $33k Stipend

    Monthly Expenses Rent: $1,250 Student Loan Payment: $0 (I got a full-ride scholarship to college.) Car Payment: $245 (I pay more than the minimum.) Car Insurance: $0 (My parents pay — we checked, and it's cheaper under my dad's name. Plus, they insisted.) Phone: $0 (My parents pay for the family plan.) Internet/Cable: $90 Electric: $50 Netflix: $0 (I use my boyfriend's account.) Health Insurance: $0 (covered by the university) Gym: $0 (I take free classes at school.) Savings: I save around $300, but I expect to just put it all in my IRA before filing for a tax refund. I have $50,000 in a high-yield savings account, $10,000 set aside as an emergency fund, $15,000 in an IRA, and $5,000 in volatile

  • Car Buyer's Glossary of Terms | Everything you need to know in under 3 minutes
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    Car Buyer's Glossary of Terms | Everything you need to know in under 3 minutes

    Annual percentage rate - the APR, is the percentage you'll pay in one year to borrow money, including any financing fees and the interest rate, calculated out as an annual percentage. Blue Book value - Kelley Blue Book, or kbb.com, assigns a widely accepted price estimate to every vehicle. It's one tool to help you measure the value of a vehicle you want to buy or sell.

  • Herb Alpert Foundation Awards $340,800 in Scholarships to Trailblazing High School Students From The California State Summer School For The Arts (CSSSA)
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    Herb Alpert Foundation Awards $340,800 in Scholarships to Trailblazing High School Students From The California State Summer School For The Arts (CSSSA)

    Herb Alpert demonstrates his support for the next generation of envelope-pushing artists by providing scholarships to alleviate college debt and set the stage for a successful future. The Herb Alpert Foundation and the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the annual Herb Alpert Scholarships for Emerging Young Artists (EYA Awards). The Herb Alpert Foundation annually provides 21 scholarships for CSSSA students in seven disciplines: animation, creative writing, dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts. This visionary, long-term support from The Herb Alpert Foundation has provided over $3 million in college scholarship funding to date,

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    New Findings On Loan Forgiveness; Puerto Rico Schools After Maria; DeVos Calls For Free-Speech

    You're reading NPR's weekly roundup of education news. Student loan forgiveness applicants largely denied New data out this week from the U.S. Department of Education offer the first glimpse of how student borrowers are navigating the popular Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. And it's not pretty. As of this summer, nearly 29,000 applications for PSLF had been submitted and processed. Of those, 289 were approved. That's a 99 percent denial rate. The findings don't tell us much about why so many borrowers were denied, only that a third were turned away for missing information, presumably problems with their paperwork. Some, perhaps many, of these borrowers will eventually be approved.

  • In higher ed, Trump administration sides with the takers
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    In higher ed, Trump administration sides with the takers

    For students of modest means, there's a simple way to go to college debt-free: Just get into Harvard! As its new president, Lawrence Bacow, recently pointed out to skeptical teens in Pontiac, Mich., wealthy Harvard gives a free ride to students from low- and moderate-income families. It's one more reason for college applicants to aim high. All but a few, though, will end up elsewhere in the higher-ed market, where landmines abound — especially now, as the Trump administration wages a quiet war against 20-somethings and in favor of the companies and institutions trying to squeeze money out of them. A decade after a financial crisis, the economy has improved, and unemployment is down. But American

  • 108 pupils benefit from NNPC/SNEIPCo scholarship
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    108 pupils benefit from NNPC/SNEIPCo scholarship

    ONE hundred and eight brilliant pupils from public primary schools across the country have been awarded six years secondary school scholarship for the 2018/2019 academic session by the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd, SNEPCo) in conjunction with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. The beneficiaries, consisting three students from each of the 36 states under the 'National Cradle-to-Career' scholarship, passed through a competitive selection process conducted by officials of SNEPCo. The successful scholars had already been enrolled in seven schools namely, Premiere Academy, Abuja; Nigerian Tulip International College, Kaduna; Lead Forte Gate International Secondary

  • The Jamaica Observer

    WINDALCO invests $8m in central Jamaica back-to-school programme

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) says it has invested J$8 million in a back to school programme benefitting students in St Catherine, Manchester, St Ann, Clarendon and St Elizabeth. As part of the programme, 41 students attending tertiary institutions received scholarships and grants to assist with tuition costs. Of that number, 21 were repeat applicants. The company, in a release, said it also awarded seven students who were successful in the recent sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) with full one-year scholarships. The awardees were required to write an essay outlining the importance of railway safety tips as part of WINDALCO's ongoing Facts for the Tracks

  • White student accused of noose around black student's neck
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    White student accused of noose around black student's neck

    A white high-school student has been accused of putting a noose around a black student's neck in northeast Louisiana. A teacher at West Ouachita High School saw the incident and immediately took the white student to administrators at the school in West Monroe, Ouachita (WASH-uh-taw) Parish Schools Superintendent Don Coker said. Coker said the student was disciplined, but student privacy laws forbid him to release details. Deputy Glenn Springfield, a spokesman for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, said a juvenile student at the school was arrested on a hate crime battery charge. Springfield said he could not give or confirm other details because both students are juveniles and the case is