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  • Kroc Center raises scholarship money

    Kroc Center raises scholarship money
    SOUTH BEND – It has been seven years and $70 million in the making and now a world class recreational facility for South Bend's west side has finished. Tens of millions of dollars was donated by Joan Kroc, the wife of the founder of McDonald's. But...
  • Florida State offers gray shirt to Orlando East River OL Adam Duckett

    Florida State offers gray shirt to Orlando East River OL Adam Duckett
    When it comes to the recruiting of East River offensive lineman Adam Duckett, we’ve entered somewhat of a gray area. Gray shirt, that is. Florida State has offered Duckett a gray shirt opportunity and now all the 6-foot-8, 330-pound tackle has...
  • Going for merit money

    Filling out the FAFSA is a good first step in any student's quest for institutional financial aid. The government form calculates your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and helps to determine whether you'll qualify for many types of need-based funding,...
  • Financial Aid 101: Fill Out the FAFSA

    Wondering how you'll pay for college? Start by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you don't, it could cost you thousands in grants, work-study, low-interest federal loans and need-based scholarships. It is also required...
  • College calculators blur costs

    When it comes to estimating the cost of college, sticker shock may now be replaced with sticker confusion. Colleges and universities are now required to include a "net price calculator" on their web sites to help people figure out costs. Because of...
  • A good signing day for kickers in the Peninsula District

    A good signing day for kickers in the Peninsula District
    Time was when kickers weren't offered college scholarships right out of high school. There were exceptions here and there. But for the most part, they were brought in as walk-ons and given a chance to earn one down the line. Times evolve, and college...
  • Students who back out of college leave money on the table for you

    Every year, prospective students who have committed to a school back out in the 11th hour, a trend commonly known as summer melt. While schools try their best to account for the trend, some financial aid set aside for those students returns to the...
  • Orlando Freedom QB Derik Abbott still pondering football future

    Orlando Freedom QB Derik Abbott still pondering football future
     Derik Abbott is still adjusting to a new routine now that his high school football career is over. He gets home from school at 2:30 in the afternoon — something he said he hasn’t done in years — and hangs out with friends and family....
  • Paxton Lynch's recruiting road had some detours before he got to Memphis

    Paxton Lynch's recruiting road had some detours before he got to Memphis
    Memphis was the only official recruiting visit Paxton Lynch took. Yet the Deltona Trinity Christian quarterback toured every emotional avenue the buildup to National Signing Day can bring. He went from the disappointment of an August injury that cut...
  • Around Town: The college admissions two-step

    In its January newsletter, La Cañada Unified released the statistics for the La Cañada High School class of 2011. There were 375 LCHS graduates in June of 2011, excluding five foreign exchange students. Ninety-eight percent have enrolled at colleges...
  • Board of trustees extends olive branch

    Board of trustees extends olive branch
    Penn State trustee Anne Riley will never forget her father's last moments. They came quickly: a massive coronary attack, an unsuccessful attempt at resuscitation. He died in his friend's house and in his friend's arms. That friend was Joe Paterno, the...
  • Want a doctor at your beck and call?

    Want a doctor at your beck and call?
    Mary Lou Rothman has her doctor's email and cellphone number, with permission to call day or night. When she recently came down with a stomachache, she called the office and got an appointment within three hours. When the stomachache turned out to be...