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Rachel Kurland
January 07, 2019 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As student loan debt seems to continue to rise exponentially with each year, a local app creator is attempting to ease some of the burden. The scholarship app Scholly , which makes scholarships for college students more easily accessible on one platform, has partnered...
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The college fair at the School District of Philadelphia's headquarters included representatives from the 14 colleges in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
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Mike DeNardo
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philly high school students on Monday had the chance to explore many college options in one place. The added bonus: college acceptance on the spot. The fair at the School District of Philadelphia's headquarters included representatives from the 14 colleges in the...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congratulations, you're a college graduate — and you're now in debt. But Lindsay Ahlman, a senior policy analyst for The Institute for College Access and Success, which researches ways to make college more affordable, said the next Congress intends to take up the...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you graduated in the spring and borrowed money to pay for your college education, it's now time to begin the process of repayment. But Jacquelyn Basso, a CPA based in Downingtown, advises not to default on your loan. She said not repaying the money will hurt your...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 13, 2018 - 4:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students who graduated from college in the spring must now begin repaying those student loans. Jojo Brown is facing that costly reality. Brown dropped out of college in her 20s, owing thousands of dollars in student loans — an obligation she ignored, but one that was...
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Faculty and students at Rutgers Law School in Camden gather to watch the Kavanaugh hearing.
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Justin Udo
September 27, 2018 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Experts and law students at Rutgers University–Camden sat side-by-side to watch, discuss and learn from the day's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Classes were canceled, in fact, so the law students could watch the...
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Students participate in the GEAR UP program.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 24, 2018 - 3:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For some high school students, applying to college may be overwhelming. But the School District of Philadelphia wants to make the process more accessible, with more than 5,000 students taking part in GEAR UP , or Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is examining Temple University's books for a performance audit, taking a close look at tuition rates in particular.
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Steve Tawa
August 30, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just as he has with other state-related universities, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is examining Temple University's books for a performance audit, taking a close look at tuition rates in particular. DePasquale pointed out that "Pennsylvania...
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Minnesota fraternity adviser suspended after email criticizes rape accusers
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 23, 2018 - 9:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Heading off to college is an exciting time, marking a turning point in life. But it's also a dangerous time. The majority of campus sexual assaults occur between the start of the school year and Thanksgiving break, a six-week period of time known as the "red zone."...
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Philadelphia Futures
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Mike DeNardo
August 07, 2018 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Before they head off to college, some local freshmen got an opportunity to pick the brains of those who have been in their shoes not too long ago. A mixer at Temple University allowed 82 freshmen from more than 20 colleges the chance to connect with upperclassmen at...
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