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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

2 victims in Va. shootings in stable condition

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 03:38pm EDT

Tags: Virginia, gunman, shooting

College students spend break working on Chesapeake

Instead of fun in the sun, area college students are spending their spring break down by the bay.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 06:23pm EDT

Tags: spring break, Chesapeake Bay, environment

Slice of Life: Shellie Bowers, calling the shots for D.C. sports

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.

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 10:24am EST

Tags: announcer, Natalie Plumb, march madness, basketball, game, sport, howard university, slice of life

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Pr. George's Co. offers free SAT tests

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.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 04:00am EDT

Tags: SAT, Prince George, Kate Ryan,

Prepaid cards charge high fees for students

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.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 05:39am EDT

Tags: prepaid debit cards, credit cards, students, wtop saves you money, jamie forzato

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