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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Philadelphia Manufacturing Industry Shows Continued Employment Growth

According to the Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey, the Philadelphia region can look forward to continued growth in the manufacturing industry.

09/29/2014

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Helps Clients Reach Personal, Professional Goals Is The Job Of A Philadelphia Coach

Irina Baranov, a certified life coach/executive coach in Philadelphia, uses her psychology knowledge and education in her practice every day.

09/29/2014

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For An Experience Like No Other, Try Becoming A Philadelphia Lawyer

Philadelphia Attorney, Tracy Brandeis Roman discusses the challenges and benefits of being a criminal lawyer, and gives advice for those pursuing a career in the field of law.

09/29/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

09/23/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

09/22/2014

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Philadelphia Home Health Care Director Is Passionate About Achieving Excellence

Megan Miller attributes a mix of on-the-job experience and formal education to her success in the nursing field.

09/22/2014

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IT President Suggests A Degree Provides An Edge In Evolving Philadelphia Market

According to C. Joseph Keesey, the key to growth within the field is to never stop learning and to be open to new ways of doing things.

09/22/2014

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Teaching Is A ‘Way Of Life,’ For Philadelphia President Of At-Risk Youth Academy

President of The Liguori Academy, Michael V. Marrone offers advice to students pursuing a career as an educator.

09/22/2014

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Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s Journey

As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.

09/15/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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