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College Admissions: How To Save $50K On Grad School Costs

If your home state's public university does not offer a graduate program, you may be able to enroll out of state but for a significantly reduced cost.

In previous articles, I have discussed the significant savings that New England residents can receive at neighboring state universities as undergrads by taking advantage of...

Brown University Awards 2,419 Degrees at Commencement 2013

Brown University honorary degree recipient Ben Affleck celebrates this weekend on Providence's College Hill. Photo: Brown University.

While the star power at Brown University's 245th Commencement yesterday may have resided with one of its newest minted honorary degree recipients, writer/actor...

slides: Who’s Giving The Grads Advice This Year?

Commencement season has kicked off for 2013, with New England Tech traditionally leading the pack with its May 5 ceremonies. In the weekends to come, Rhode Island...

College Admissions: How To Cut Up To $120K Out Of College Costs

With smart planning, you can cut up to $120K in college costs.

With the cost of a four year education now exceeding $200,000 at many private colleges and $100,000 at public universities, families are searching for ways to afford...

slides: COLLEGE GUIDE: Grads Making a Difference Locally

You may think that once everyone graduates from your school, they launch out of Rhode Island and start their careers in far-flung places. Maybe they...

College Admissions: The Hardest Colleges To Get Into In 2013

Stanford University has overtaken Harvard as the hardest college to get into in 2013, with a record-breaking low acceptance rate of 5.7%.

Statistics for the Class of 2017 are staring to roll out now that regular decision season has come to a close, and the numbers are daunting...

slides: COLLEGE GUIDE: Local College Rankings You Don’t Know About

Everyone talks about US News, Princeton Review, Forbes... but what's your school (and your nearby rivals) really known for? We took a look at...

slides: Rhode Island’s College Students Spend Spring Break Doing Good

While many college students spent their spring break partying or simply enjoying the time off at home, many others decided to give back through alternative...

College Admissions: Most Outrageous Hidden Stats For Class of ‘17

The latest statistics from this season's college admissions reveal some compelling trends--particularly about early admission.

I don’t think most parents or students are surprised anymore when Harvard and Yale post all-time low acceptance rates of just over 5 and 6...

College Admissions: Big Changes For The Common App

A raft of changes to the 2013-14 Common App include many new essay questions (and the elimination of others). Will you be prepared?

Next year’s college applicants will face a new array of questions when they attack college applications. Most notably, the Common App, used by...

College Admissions: Financial Aid + The Fiscal Cliff

January brought good news for college-bound students and their families in the form of fiscal cliff avoidance. The American Opportunity Tax Credit, which helps defray...

slides: New England’s Best Values in Colleges + Universities

What are the best values when it comes to New England's colleges and universities? Kiplinger's annual assessment of academic bang for the buck...

5 Live Music Musts: Friday, May 31st

Best known as vocalist for the SNL band under GE Smith, Christine Ohlman is bringing country, soul, and rock and roll to the Knickerbocker this weekend.

Well summer is finally here, and the live music scene heating up… So stay near the beaches on Saturday night June 1 to see the ...

MUSIC: Burlapen Debuts At The Met

Local supergroup Burlapen made a wild impression this week at The Met. Photo: Shawn Schillberg.

It's always wonderful when something new graces your ears and makes a wild impression on you, and that's what just local supergroup Burlapen...

SEEN: Taylor Swift, Lena Dunham + More

A social animal this Memorial Day weekend--Rhode Island's newest property tax payer Taylor Swift.

Summer is fast approaching in the 401, and you know what that means: beach weather and celebrity sightings! Enjoying the warm weather in Westerly ...

5 Weekend Musts: Chowder in Newport + More

You know it's chowder cook-off time when a guy like this greets you at the door. Head to Newport  this weekend for all the tasty fun.

Summer's here, Rhode Island... what are you going to do about it? 

RI Veterans Affairs Partners With RWU To Help Veterans Get Degrees

Roger Williams School of Continuing Education is partnering with RI Division of Veterans Affairs to assist local veterans with education.

In a collaborative effort to provide Rhode Island’s military veterans customized opportunities for educational and career development programs, the Roger Williams University School...

Newport Manners + Etiquette: Fertility Etiquette

Fertility etiquette is the big buzz for both genders this season. Is it spring fever?

You know spring fever is finally in the air when the old boxers vs. briefs debate raises its head. Fertility Etiquette is the big buzz...

MUSIC: Bow Thayer Brings Mountain Soul to Local 121

Green Mountain Soul comes to the Ocean State--Bow Thayer.

A rainy evening in late May brought Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck to Local 121 for an outstanding show. With support from local favorites...

Organize + Energize: The Power of a Closet Purge

Purging your closet of winter clothes (and clothes you no longer wear) can be truly liberating.

Springtime: A time to switch over to an entirely new wardrobe and closet. It’s a time to adjust from wearing dark heavy clothes...

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