Carrie Jung

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Colleges worry visa system could deter international students

Nov 14, 2019
College leaders do not want to lose out on some one million overseas students.
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LSAT or GRE? Some law schools say giving applicants an option may improve diversity

Aug 28, 2019
Some law schools are expanding entrance exam options as a way to try and encourage more diverse students to apply.

Christian group encourages young donors by highlighting the joy in charitable giving

Jun 19, 2019
Generous Giving is urging a move away from doctrine to appeal to a wider donor base.
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In a tight labor market, some companies offer student loan repayment help as a perk

Feb 27, 2019
Some companies are starting to include student loan repayment programs in their benefits packages.
About 60 percent of those who went to college had to take out student loans to pay for it. 
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In an effort to save money, day care centers in New England are forming purchasing groups

Oct 24, 2018
A pilot program is underway in Massachusetts, while New Hampshire already has 200 day care centers participating in its purchasing group program.
The Elizabeth Peabody House serves children and families in the Somerville, Massachusetts area.
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In an effort to save money, day care centers in New England are forming purchasing groups

Oct 24, 2018
A pilot program is underway in Massachusetts, while New Hampshire already has 200 day care centers participating in its purchasing group program.
The Elizabeth Peabody House serves children and families in the Somerville, Massachusetts area.
Carrie Jung for Marketplace

Small college closures can leave students in a bind as they seek to finish a degree

May 15, 2018
How can students tell if a school is in financial trouble and may close before graduation? Turns out the government has a rating system but it's not always that predictive.
Mount Ida students and personnel gather outside of Alumnae Hall for a meeting with UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. Johnson. Students in good academic standing will be allowed to complete their degrees at the school next fall. 
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Demand for New Mexico green chiles leaves farmers scrambling to increase supplies

Jan 15, 2018
Demand for green New Mexican chiles is growing but farmers say labor shortages are keeping them from expanding their acreage.
Red, green, or Christmas? New Mexico is known for it's chili peppers, but state farmers say labor shortages are keeping them from expanding their acreage to meet growing demand.
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