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Southern Bancorp Inc., the Ross Foundation and Murphy Oil Corp. are investing millions on Promise Scholarships which offer to pay college tuition and fees for most Arkansas high school graduates from specific geographic regions. Arkansas is joining a number of other states which have enacted legislation for a promise program, including New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Montana, Minnesota, Kentucky, and Nevada.

Promise Scholarship Programs Offer Hope in Several States

August 21, 2018 1:47 PM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
Southern Bancorp Inc., the Ross Foundation and Murphy Oil Corp. are investing millions on Promise Scholarships which offer to pay college tuition and fees for most Arkansas high school graduates from
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Grinnell College's Ignite Program, which allows local Pre-Kindergarten - 6th-grade students to come to campus for courses created and taught by college students, is facing criticism for being funded by a generous gift from the President of the National Rifle Association, Pete Brownell. As a result of the flap, the college revised its gift acceptance policy.

Grinnell's Gifting Policies Under Fire Over Gun Connection

February 20, 2018 10:43 AM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
Photo courtesy of Galin Education Grinnell College's Ignite Program, which allows local Pre-Kindergarten - 6th-grade students to come to campus for courses created and taught by college students,
Stanford Business School officials have admitted to giving steep price breaks to preferred applicants while on their website, for years, claimed that all fellowships are need based. The news came after one student discovered a glitch on their website that gave public access to confidential student financial aid records.

Stanford Caught Lying by Grad Student/Former Google Intern

December 5, 2017 1:08 PM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
Stanford Business School officials have admitted to giving steep price breaks to preferred applicants while on their website, for years, claimed that "all fellowships are need based." The news came
More and more colleges are introducing free college scholarship programs, with more than 20 states currently on board. The latest states to join the free community-college program initiative are Arkansas, Indiana, Montana and Rhode Island. Some critics claim that, while the idea sounds great, free college may not actually help those who need it most.

Free College Introduced in 4 More States

August 23, 2017 9:15 AM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
More and more colleges are introducing free college scholarship programs, with more than 20 states currently on board. The latest states to join the free community-college program initiative are
Living the college life has gotten way more expensive since 1980, and not including just tuition and fees. While many types tuition freezes, government tuition-free programs, scholarships, and grants help foot the tuition bill, housing and food remain uncovered, according to MarketWatch.

Cost of Living at College Doubled Since 1980

January 31, 2017
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
Living the college life has gotten way more expensive since 1980, and not including just tuition and fees. While many types tuition freezes, government tuition-free programs, scholarships, and grants
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