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MagnetMom January 10, 2009


While the news is gloomy for UC freshmen, the UC System is promising to open more spots for transfers.  The UC officials are proposing...

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MagnetMom January 15, 2009


Here's a link to the projected changes, approved January 14 http://www.latimes.com/news/education/la-011509-me-uc-g,0,195306.gra... More »

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MagnetMom August 28, 2008


With the discussion of the high costs of textbooks, one idea has been e-books.  Either on a CD/DVD, or completely accessible from a website. ...

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healthy11 September 2, 2008


Thanks, MSMomm. Speaking for Magnetmom and myself, our kids are reluctant to buying e-texts, but for those interested,... More »

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healthy11 January 14, 2009


We spent time today trying to sort out a textbook purchase for next semester, and found a new approach being taken by... More »

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MagnetMom January 14, 2009


I know of some universities that already rent textbooks to students for less than buying them--including San Diego State University (http://www.sdsubooksto...

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healthy11 January 14, 2009


As you said, for non-major courses, it would be a serious consideration. The idea seems akin to e-books, where access... More »

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MagnetMom January 14, 2009


I went ahead and looked up some of their prices, and they even sell books, both new and used. The downside is they do... More »

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MagnetMom January 14, 2009


I know that University of Nevada, Reno offers a similar program to residents of certain California counties, and I believe it might be the entire...

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healthy11 January 14, 2009


It would have been a serious consideration for us. In fact, we seriously considered a public university in an adjacent... More »

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MagnetMom January 1, 2009


Happy New Year! While that phrase is meant as a greeting, parents of college kids dread the downside--it's time to refill out the...

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healthy11 January 14, 2009


I've attended several FAFSA seminars, and would say that the two thing they try to impress on people is that "you never... More »

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MagnetMom January 14, 2009


Great points, all, healthy11. Thanks for the perspective!

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DearBabs January 14, 2009


Oh Canada! Our friendly neighbor to the north. Besides maple syrup and hockey, Canada also boasts some top colleges that have been getting international...

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hockeymum January 14, 2009


But don't forget to factor in our over the top cost of living prices. A gallon of gas is going for about $4.00. You... More »

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MagnetMom January 14, 2009


Thanks, hockey. My son might like to visit over the summer but I suspect it would be a vacation, not a long-term... More »

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karensita140 January 14, 2009


WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELPME AND INFORMATION SENDME FOR EMAIL PLEASE

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healthy11 January 14, 2009


There are many organizations which arrange "foreign exchange study programs" for students. You could try doing a "google... More »

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Anonymous January 14, 2009


What kind of help is out here in Cleveland

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Public January 14, 2009


Our question is about 1 specific school - Cleveland High School Cleveland, TN We want to help our 15 year old daughter... More »

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sbozarth23 January 14, 2009


Hi Public, I checked out your profile, I am sorry you and your loved ones are suffering through medical problems.... More »

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caridaortiz January 13, 2009


I'm in Florida and hate it! Want to start a new life in Colorado. I'm losing my daughter to the horrible life out here, bad friends, drinking drugs,... More » 

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MagnetMom January 9, 2009


The Princeton Review and USA Today have listed the top 100 "best value" colleges in America.  Find the story here: http://www.us...

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MagnetMom January 13, 2009


I think the biggest drawback of a Canadian school, aside from the remoteness would be the weather. The more I talk to... More »

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Robin_217 January 13, 2009


Thanks DearBabs! Very true, about the cold. Unfortunately, or fortunately, for us we are from the NE and cold is a way... More »


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