As students at Rutgers and across the country return to campus this fall, textbooks remain one of the priciest items on their shopping lists. However, a new open textbooks pilot program planned for Spring 2015 may alleviate how hard these costs hit students’ pocketbooks.
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Before entering the classroom of an intro-level economics course, students get a real-life experience with the subject — the required textbook costs $290 on Amazon.
Countless companies keep evidence of cyber-crime private until journalists force the issue.
Between packing for college, buying school supplies and recovering from sticker shock, parents may be too bogged down to remember to pass on some pointers regarding finances as their child leaves the nest. To help college-bound students build a foundation of sound financial habits, Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers the following advice for parents to bestow on their freshman.
A recent US Senate Banking Committee hearing addressed issues that could determine the future of campus card bank partnerships.
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Fall 2014 Lead Campaign
We’re all asking the same questions: How will I pay off my student loans? What will the job market be like when I graduate? How will we handle the consequences of climate change?
One thing’s for sure- if we don’t show up on election day, our politicians won’t be answering those questions.
This fall in New Jersey, thirteen out of fourteen Congressional seats are on the ballot: One in the Senate and all twelve Congressional House seats.
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