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News, articles and information about higher education and preparing to apply to institutions of higher learning. Other issues include college loans, grants, scholarships and the admissions process.
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  • College degree is still worth the (very considerable) cost

     
    With college costs soaring and new graduates struggling to land jobs, is higher education still worth the money? Yes, according to an analysis by one recent college graduate who has studied the issue carefully. Sarah Millar, who is now gainfully......
  • UC system, UCLA professor charged in lab fire that killed staffer [Updated]

     
    Felony charges have been filed against the University of California and a UCLA chemistry professor in connection with a laboratory fire that killed a staff research assistant three years ago....
  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
  • James Franco signs publishing deal with Amazon

     
    James Franco, a seemingly unstoppable creative force, will publish his first novel with Amazon's new publishing arm....
  • U.S. lawmaker: Even hazing victims should lose financial aid

     
    A Florida lawmaker plans to introduce anti-hazing legislation when Congress returns in mid-January in the wake of the beating death of a drum major in her state....
  • PST, A to Z: 'Everyman’s Infinite Art' at Chapman University

     
    PST, A to Z: Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota on 'Everyman’s Infinite Art' at Chapman University’s Guggenheim Gallery....
  • PST, A to Z: ‘She Accepts,’ ‘It Happened’

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Great teachers, as measured by test scores -- and changed lives

     
    Teachers and test scores matter. Teachers who are effective at raising student scores on those annual tests appear to have a much bigger effect on students' lives than just a number on a piece of paper....
  • California community college board endorses sweeping reforms

     
    The governing board of California’s community colleges on Monday approved reforms intended to streamline the path to graduation and transfer for thousands of students. The California Community Colleges Board of Governors endorsed the policies at a...
  • Virtual campus tours courtesy of Google

     
    Google's Street View program allows you to tour college campuses from your computer....
  • L.A. fashion schools: majoring in chic

     
    No, we're not New York. But the fashion industry is huge in Southern California, and every year, Los Angeles colleges send out thousands of newly minted graduates who hope to be the next Monique Lhuillier or Rick Owens (two of the big names who attended...