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University of Maryland tests new free textbook program

The University of Maryland is trying out a program in which professors will assign "open-source textbooks" which are made up of non-copyrighted materials found from different sources that are relevant to their courses.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 02:49am EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, campus bookstores

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Career-path choices crucial in age of student debt

It's important for high schoolers to consider career paths that will help pay back debts, Gene Natali Jr. says.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:11am EST

Tags: Gene Natali, student loans, Rick Massimo, careers, education

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DC scholarship bill would cost $95 million

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 04:20pm EST

Tags: D.C. Council, scholarships,

Study: Infamous freshman 15 may actually be 3

Recent studies say it's a myth that college students gain 15 pounds during their first year away from home.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, weight, students, freshman 15

Steering girls toward STEM: Statistics and solutions

Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:14am EDT

Tags: math, science, STEM, career, women, work, Rachel Nania

How will student loan interest rates affect you?

Depending on the type of loan, some students won't feel the pinch of doubling interest rates while others will take the hit upon graduation.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:35pm EDT

Tags: student loans, interest rates, financial aid, darci marchese

Don't break the bank: How to save money on college

With a little bit of help, families can cut back on rising college costs.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 08:36am EDT

Tags: U.S. News and World Report, MSN Money, veronic robinson

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