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Instead of fun in the sun, area college students are spending their spring break down by the bay.
Fans who have attended sporting events at American, Georgetown and Howard universities have likely heard Shellie Bowers' voice. It's the one blaring on the speakers, calling the shots, penalties and halftime announcements.
The Prince George's County Public Schools will offer free SAT tests to seniors in October. The reading, writing and math exams are offered on a school day.
It's back to school time for college students and chances are, they have already been hit by a few credit card offers. But students need to be wary of another popular card that comes with heavy fees -- prepaid debit cards.
Thousands of incoming freshman are lugging their televisions, computers, clothes, and maybe a book or two, from every corner of the world into their dorm rooms this weekend at the University of Maryland, College Park.
College freshmen may find achieving the same GPAs they did in high school much more stressful to do. What they may find they need to do is something they haven't before -- achieve a balanced life.
Nearly 40 percent of college students work while attending classes. Some do it to gain experience. Others need to pay down the debts they are incurring.