Tag Archive: college

Nov 28

Chump U

Chump U For-profit colleges are too fixated on the corporate bottom line. By William A. Collins Crummy college, Taught no skill; But I still must Pay the bill. College isn’t just about hitting the books in ivy-strewn buildings, tailgating at football games, and cramming for exams anymore. Consider the increasingly popular “for-profit” or commercial colleges. …

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Nov 09

GLOBE to present 2011 College Night

The Greater Longview Organization for Business and Education (GLOBE) will present the 2011 College Night on Monday, November 14, from 6:30-8:00pm at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. College Night is an excellent opportunity for all high school seniors, whether college bound or undecided, to visit with representatives from many colleges, universities, and technical/vocational …

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Nov 09

Ask the columnist: A primer on wealth and taxes

It’s not fair to ask sacrifices only from those least able to afford it simply because they have the least political power. By Donald Kaul In response to my now famous “the-class-war-is-over-the-rich-guys-won” column, a gentleman from Kentucky writes a rather snarky letter posing several piercing questions that I will now answer: Q: How much do …

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Aug 17

Back-to-school tax tips

Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind.  “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay Sanford, an IRS …

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Aug 16

Back-to-school budgeting tips

By Jason Alderman Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay …

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Aug 09

A daring transition:From homelessness to college

Circles of East Texas is crowded with people who have overcome hardships while striving to climb the ladder out of poverty to reach self-sufficiency.  This particular scenario rings true for a 20-year-old woman, who just over a year ago, was homeless with her three-year-old daughter. “Susan” was receiving help through the Longview Interfaith Hospitality Network …

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May 31

How regents should resolve the higher education debate

By Ronald L. Trowbridge, Ph.D. The debate on higher education reform has become a firestorm. The reason for the controversy is that, as with any debate, valid arguments exist on both sides. How, then, should the issue be resolved? The first consideration: is there in fact a problem with the status quo? The recent study …

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May 25

Is college education for everyone?

By Tom Pauken Over the last week, college seniors across the country attended commencement ceremonies where they were lauded for their educational accomplishments. Such events are a time of celebration for graduates, their families and their friends. But the good mood will come to a quick end for many students and their parents. One study …

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