Trump casts a shadow over Arizona’s GOP

Trump casts a shadow over Arizona’s GOP

Arizona has felt like ground zero this election season. Republicans believe they have a realistic chance of capturing a US Senate seat and two House districts currently held by Democrats. A third when they are dizzy. It could change the balance of power in Washington. Democrats believe they have a realistic chance of winning the … Read more

National Geographic Content caters to HBCUs to train, develop future explorers and filmmakers

National Geographic Content caters to HBCUs to train, develop future explorers and filmmakers

Eligible students will receive a $10,000 scholarship and an invitation to an immersive two-week program in Washington, DC National Geographic Content is investing in the next generation of explorers and storytellers with the National Geographic Media Scholarship program. Now in its second year, the program is expanding to award $10,000 scholarships to students at six … Read more

Governor Pritzker reverses school choice

Governor Pritzker reverses school choice

Governor JB Pritzker during a news conference in Chicago on September 14. Photo: Pat Nabong/Associated Press With three weeks until Election Day, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has reversed course on school elections. On Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times published Mr. Pritzker’s response to a graduate survey. He answered yes to the question, “Do you support Illinois’ … Read more

This is the best time to apply for financial aid from the university

This is the best time to apply for financial aid from the university

Ariel Skelley | Digital vision | Getty Images Financial aid applications are now available for the upcoming academic year. Although the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for 2023-2024 does not expire until June 30, 2024, it is wise to apply as soon as possible. For a growing number of families, financial aid is key … Read more

Racial bias lawsuit hits Pfizer

Racial bias lawsuit hits Pfizer

Photo: don emmert/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The Supreme Court next month will consider racial preferences in college admissions, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. A lawsuit filed Thursday against Pfizer for discriminating against whites and Asians underscores why judges must make clear that racial preferences are ugly regardless of the motive. Like many other companies, Pfizer … Read more

Most families do not know when to file the FAFSA for college financial aid

Most families do not know when to file the FAFSA for college financial aid

A White House decision on federal student loan forgiveness could be just days away. Yet current high school students will still struggle with how to pay for college without taking on too much debt. With tuition rising, most families rely on a combination of resources to make it work. Income and savings cover more than … Read more

Here’s the typical breakdown of how American families pay for college

Here’s the typical breakdown of how American families pay for college

During the second year of the pandemic, American college students and their families continued to pay less for the college experience. The average cost families paid for college fell for the second year in a row during the 2021-2022 academic school year, according to the latest How America Pays for College report from Sallie Mae … Read more

Applications open for New Mavs College Scholarship for HBCU students – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Applications open for New Mavs College Scholarship for HBCU students – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas Mavericks, in partnership with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), announced in a Wednesday release the addition of five scholarships for HBCU students to their Mavs College Scholarship program. Applications are open now until 31 August. Launched last year, the Mavs College Scholarship selected five North Texas recipients to receive a four-year scholarship … Read more