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The new Post-9/11 GI Bill went into effect on August 1, bringing expanded educational benefits for students who have served in the military since 2001. These benefits are supposed to be available to students for the fall semester, but a mounting backlog of applications has the Department of Veterans Affairs saying recipients should expect processing delays of up to 8 weeks.

Veterans Face Financial Aid Delays

September 4, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
The new Post-9/11 GI Bill went into effect on August 1, bringing expanded educational benefits for students who have served in the military since 2001. These benefits are supposed to be available to
A group of Cuban students that had plans to attend American community colleges on U.S.-funded scholarships have been denied visa requests to leave their home country.

Cuban Students Punished for Winning U.S. Scholarships

September 4, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
A group of Cuban students that had plans to attend American community colleges on U.S.-funded scholarships have been denied visa requests to leave their home country. A Miami Herald article today
The Obama health plan isn't the only hotly debated controversy in which the of the social good is currently being invoked. College rankings also fall into this category with the release of Washington Monthly's annual rankings this month, which differ sharply from the better-known U.S. News and World Report rankings, and focus primarily on universities' contributions to the social good.

Washington Monthly Ranks Colleges on Social Good

September 3, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
The Obama health plan isn't the only hotly debated controversy in which the of the social good is currently being invoked. College rankings also fall into this category with the release of Washington
This fall, a group of journalism students at DePaul University will learn how to be even more concise with their news briefs. The Chicago school claims their new course Digital Editing: From Breaking News to Tweets will be the first class devoted to Twitter and how the new media tool has changed the way reporters do - and should do - their jobs.

Twitter Goes to College

September 3, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
This fall, a group of journalism students at DePaul University will learn how to be even more concise with their news briefs. The Chicago school claims their new course "Digital Editing: From
The idea of the broke college student is a well-worn cliché, conjuring up images of extreme money-saving measures.

College Student Saves on Rent by Building Makeshift Cabin

August 28, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
The idea of the broke college student is a well-worn cliché, conjuring up images of extreme money-saving measures. Thrift store clothing, Dumpster-dived furniture, and dinner from the manager's
High school students now have more proof that it's as hard to get into college as they think it is. A study released this week titled Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing College Competition looked at the record number of students applying to the country's top colleges and the decrease in admission rates at those schools.

Competition Continues to Grow in Admissions Process

August 28, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
High school students now have more proof that it's as hard to get into college as they think it is. A study released this week titled "Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing
A Web site that aims to help more Hispanics graduate from four-year colleges has kicked off a research campaign to find out about those students' perspectives on higher education to make services for them more effective.

Latinosincollege.com Launches Survey of Hispanic Students

August 27, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
A Web site that aims to help more Hispanics graduate from four-year colleges has kicked off a research campaign to find out about those students' perspectives on higher education to make services for
Attending community college is a great way to save money on the first two years of higher education, but for many students, paying for school after they transfer to a four-year college or university can still be difficult. Now, transfer students in Alabama will get help with their last two years of school, thanks to a new state scholarship.Alabama has launched a new scholarship program for graduates of the state's two-year community and technical colleges that will allow them to receive a bachelor's degree for free. Alabama State University and Alabama A&M will each award 250 two-year full-tuition scholarships starting this fall, with the number of available scholarship awards to double to 500 apiece next year.

New Scholarship for Alabama Transfer Students

August 27, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Attending community college is a great way to save money on the first two years of higher education, but for many students, paying for school after they transfer to a four-year college or university
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