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Why vocational education is critical for many young people

Why vocational education is critical for many young people

StatePoint

February 11, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

In this high-tech era where a college degree is positioned as a necessity for success, vocational education is often overlooked. But experts say that a vocational education provides the right experience for many jobs that are currently vacant. Indeed, there are 30 million jobs nationwide that don’t...

How to find and apply for scholarships

How to find and apply for scholarships

StatePoint

February 10, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

Savvy students and families know that scholarships can play an integral role in meeting college costs. To help students and families find and apply for scholarships, Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning and paying for college company, is offering six tips: Get an early start. Apply for schola...

How families today are paying for college

How families today are paying for college

StatePoint

February 10, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

The way families pay for college is a good indicator of how much planning takes place before the first tuition bill arrives. A new study by Sallie Mae suggests that while families are feeling confident in their decision-making, nearly 40 percent do not have a plan to pay for college. Last year, family...

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

North Coast Current

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, NORTH COAST BEAT

The city of Encinitas invites college and high school artists to participate in a permanent installation of mosaic panels at the Interstate 5 undercrossing at Santa Fe Drive, the city recently announced.

First Choice College test prep opens Encinitas office

North Coast Current

February 2, 2017


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12

First Choice College, a scholastic test preparation service, recently announced its opening of an Encinitas office, its first expansion to the West Coast.

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

Patrick Carr

November 7, 2015


Filed under Education, Higher Education, San Marcos, Top Stories

On a hot, sunny day, a breeze whips up a large cloud of dust in a construction lot on the campus of Cal State San Marcos. The curved, grey, unfinished building sits on the lot. It only stands out because there’s a lot of construction going on in the area. Otherwise, the grey blob with some white...

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

North Coast Current

August 15, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, La Costa, La Jolla, NORTH COAST LINK, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos, Solana Beach

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla celebrated the efforts of 15 students seeking healthcare-related careers by granting them scholarships for the new school year on Aug. 3. The joint scholarship program, now in its 12th year, provides assistance...

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