Talented Teen Gets 12 Prestigious College Offers

Chibuike “Chibby” Uwakwe is an award-winning teen pianist. He loves classical music, but is also a fan of jazz. However, winning the Omega Psi Phi Piano Award is just one of his many accomplishments. Chibby—a first-generation American born to parents who came to the U.S. from Nigeria—was also part of…

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Ex-college professor gets 5-year prison term for child porn

A former Portsmouth man who taught at Naval War College in Newport has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 48-year-old Adam Cobb was also sentenced on Monday to complete a decade of supervised release and pay a $25,000 fine. Cobb was…

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The Heartwarming Reason One College Student Brings Her Baby To Class

A professor in South Carolina goe above and beyond to support her student.  New mom and college senior, Sarah Thompson, posted a photo on Facebook that she took during her math class at Lander University. The photo shows a professor, Dr. Josie Ryan, holding Thompson’s newborn son, Isaiah, during a lecture. In…

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The 5 Questions That Parents Of College Students Should Ask

The transition from home to college can be exciting as well as rocky for you and your college student child. So much is unfamiliar and unknown for both generations. For parents, this transition means defining a whole different structure for your lives now that you no longer need to offer…

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The College Application Advice I Wish Someone Had Given Me

So your high school senior is in the throes of preparing his college applications. He’s retaking the SATs for the umpteenth time, hoping to squeeze out a few extra points there. He’s collapsing under the weight of the multiple AP classes that he felt compelled to take. And you honestly…

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This May Be The #1 Reason Your Kids Binge-Drink At College

Ask almost any new college parent what worries them most about depositing their kid in the freshmen dorm and driving away, and the answer will likely be binge-drinking. The images of kids guzzling booze to unconsciousness, party drinks spiked with Roofies, and campus rapes of stone-cold drunken coeds, are seared into…

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