college

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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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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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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.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
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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Suzanne Monaghan
September 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For high school seniors, fall is the time to start applying to colleges. The process can be confusing and overwhelming for students and parents. The first thing to consider is location and campus atmosphere, says Davin Sweeney of Collegewise. "The overwhelming...
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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.
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
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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Paul Kurtz
August 25, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) --As college students unpack for the new school year, they're being reminded to protect their valuables. Personal property theft is the most common campus crime, but it's also easily preventable, according to security experts who encourage students to use common sense...
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Andrew Kramer
August 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year when many college students are returning to school, or maybe heading out for the first time. And the American Automobile Association wants to make sure they're taking care of a few car-related tasks before hitting the road. When you're college-...
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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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