June 5, 1994
Applications are available for USC's second annual Minority Program in Real Estate Finance and Development, Monday through June 17 on USC's University Park Campus. Sponsors as well as students are being sought for the program, in which the tuition, including room and board, is $2,950. More information is available from Janet Burnett, Summer Real Estate Program, USC School of Business Administration, Hoffman Hall 701, Los Angeles 90089, (213) 740-8942.
March 10, 1988 |
The annual cost of attending Yale University will increase 6.1% to $18,060 next fall, Yale President Benno C. Schmidt Jr. has announced. Yale's tuition will increase 6.9% to $12,960, and room and board will increase 4% to $5,100 for the 1988-89 academic year, he said.
June 21, 1990
William Neilsen Brandt and Daniel Flees, sophomore physics majors at Caltech, have been selected as recipients of Barry M. Goldwater Merit Scholarships. Each will receive a scholarship covering the cost of a year's room and board and tuition up to $7,000. The program was established by Congress to foster and encourage excellence in mathematics and the natural sciences by honoring students of outstanding potential.
June 28, 1992
Four Harvey Mudd College students have been named Goldwater Scholars and will each receive up to $7,000 in tuition, fees, and room and board. They are Peter Bogdanoff, Brian Cheney, Jennifer Switkes and Dario Falquier. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, established by Congress in honor of the former senator and 1964 presidential candidate, encourages science and mathematics education.
April 17, 2013 |
From childcare to medical internships, Projects Abroad offers high school students an opportunity to travel and help nurture a community in another country. This year about 1,000 students from around the world will volunteer through Projects Abroad's High School Special program. Care and Community Projects in which students split their time between childcare and group renovation projects are the most popular programs in Ghana, Argentina and India, the three countries where most U.S. high school students want to volunteer this summer. Projects Abroad says that Ghana's reputation for safety and welcoming volunteers has made it popular for several years.
December 1, 2013 |
Financial planners like to see smooth waters for clients in their 50s: saving lots in the best earning years of one's career, avoiding new debt, paying off the mortgage by retirement or soon thereafter. Instead, Christopher and Robyn Reagan of South Pasadena have weathered a storm of big events. "We had just gotten to a point where we could afford to live in this house," said Christopher Reagan about the couple's 73-year-old, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in South Pasadena, purchased in 1998.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 2012 |
The number of eligible California high school graduates entering the state's public four-year universities has plunged in the last five years, as budget-strapped institutions increasingly adopt practices to reduce enrollment, a new study has found. At University of California and California State University campuses, enrollment rates dropped by one-fifth, to fewer than 18% of all state high school graduates in 2010, from about 22% in 2007. The report, released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California, found that these declines have occurred even as demand has risen: The number of high school graduates in California reached an all-time high of 405,000 in 2010; the number of seniors who completed college admission requirements increased dramatically, as did the number of students taking and passing Advanced Placement exams.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 2008 |
Ahmad Ali Lewis made a deal with his mother back when he was a student at Palisades High School: He would go to college unless he got a recording contract for his upbeat rap music. It was a big if. But Lewis, 17, an honors student and top football player, skipped the college entrance exams and signed with Giant Records. "I said, 'S.A.T. -- whatever. I want to R.A.P.,' " he recalls. His 1994 album, immodestly called "Ahmad," included a hit single, "Back in the Day," a nostalgic riff on his South Los Angeles childhood.
April 17, 2009 |
Maybe this is what it feels like to be a minister returning to the seminary, an officer back at the academy, an old ballplayer joining the rookies for another spring training. I'm at a journalism school talking to young people and they are affirming the faith: the thrill of chasing a story, the queasy high of deadline, the satisfaction of getting it first and the enduring hope it all might matter.
September 29, 1996
A College Board study released last week found that four-year colleges and universities boosted undergraduate tuition this year an average 6%--much less than the double-digit increases between 1991 and 1993. Room and board also went up 6% to $4,152 at four-year public colleges and 4% to $5,361 at private schools. In-state tuition and fees now average $2,811 at public colleges and $12,823 at private ones.