May 13, 2013
David G. Savage:
Church-state, literally? Supreme Court weighing public school graduation in a church
May 10, 2013
Rabbi Berel Wein: Be all that you should be
May 8, 2013
Peter Ford: Why China is welcoming both Israel's Netanyahu and Palestinians' Abbas
Obama administration quietly backs out of appeal over new contraceptive mandate
At Kerry-Putin meeting, US-Russia relations thaw --- a tad
The Kosher Gourmet by Leela Cyd Ross :
Almost too pretty to eat, this colorful salad with Sicilian inspiration will tickle the taste buds and delight your visual sensibility
May 6, 2013
May 3, 2013
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With employee perks at struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo! it's hard to tell
Artificial kidney offers hope to patients tethered to a dialysis machine
April 29, 2013
Poland's new Jewish museum celebrates life, doesn't revisit Holocaust
Terrorism in America: Is US missing a chance to learn from failed plots?
Boston Bomber's 'Svengali' Revealed
Tiny satellites + cellphones = cheaper 'eyes in the sky' for NASA
April 26, 2013
Clifford D. May:
Defense in the Age of Jihadist Terrorism
Sharon Palmer, R.D.:
How to feel your best -- with plenty of energy, a healthy weight and optimal mental and physical function -- without driving yourself batty
April 24, 2013
Admit it: No one has any idea what's going on
April 22, 2013
US man departing country arrested on terror charges
An unorthodox but growing treatment in a 9-year-old's battle against cancer
April 19, 2013
Caroline B. Glick:
Why Obama's visit to Israel had no impact on public opinion or government policy
Gold collapse: The start of something big?
Livable super-Earths? Two candidates among Kepler's latest finds
April 17, 2013
Too much of a good thing? 'Palestinians' realize downside of foreign aid boom
BAD NEWS: EVERYONE IS RIGHT!
April 15, 2013
Egyptian Christians respond with harsh words to attack -- rocks, Molotov cocktails, and gunfire -- against main cathedral
Marcy Darnovsky and Karuna Jaggar:
High Court to decide if you should own your DNA
US bracing for more Russian blowback after taking action against 18 more human rights violators
April 12, 2013
New cybersecurity bill: Privacy threat or crucial band-aid?
Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom:
The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Russo:
Jackie Robinson's Friend, Hank Greenberg; CNN's Jake Tapper; Texas County in the News is named for 19thC. Jewish soldier and Congressman
FRUITY QUINOA STUFFED PEPPERS: A flavorful, colorful and edible vessel of delicately fluffy, mildly nutty filling combined with chewy apricots, tangy cherries, and crunchy pistachios
April 10, 2013
North Korean missiles: Could US shoot them down?
Warning: Don't waste your capital being fooled by profit prophets
Donald Hensrud, M.D.:
Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Take vitamin supplements with caution --- even approved, they may actually do damage
74 DNA discoveries move cure closer for three cancers
April 8, 2013
Jonathan Tobin: What Part of No Preconditions Do American Jews Not Get?
Is Putin finally trading his own party for a new power base?
Jewish World Review
Bookmark These: Paying for college
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Now that junior has been accepted to a college, how are you going to pay for it? The economy has made it tougher than ever, so you'll want to check out these sites to navigate the funding maze.
The organization that oversees the SAT exam says its main mission "is to connect students to college success and opportunity." To that end, part of its Web site is all about paying for college. There's a "scholarship search" function for investigating $3 billion in scholarship sources. To get through, most families have to put together a patchwork of savings, grants, loans, and other strategies — such as sending a student to community college for part of the education.
GOT A RICH UNCLE?
U.S. News & World Report says "bad news for the economy is bad news for students, too." Its paying-for-college page carries some grim news about colleges' trimming grants, laying off teachers, closing campuses. But there's positive stuff, too, about efforts to increase financial aid. One "tool" here helps to decipher the jargon in financial aid award letters. And there are links to Web sites that make it easy for you to solicit friends and family for donations to your college fund.
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Unless you're too rich for financial aid — and even if you think you are — you should fill out this online form to be considered for need-based financial assistance. It's a pesky form, and both the student and a parent or guardian must file one.
At Forbes.com, a collection of articles provides insights on how to whittle down the sticker price of college tuition, an explanation of the new $2,500 federal tax credit for college expenses, and tax breaks for graduate students. One piece titled "Working off the tab" describes the benefits of schools such as Philadelphia's Drexel University, where students pursue paid work-for-credit programs called co-ops. Another cautions that high tuition doesn't guarantee a quality education.
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