Posts Tagged ‘college’


Maine Maritime Academy scores late TD to edge football rival

on Sept. 17, 2016, at 7:13 p.m.

7 tips for making the most of the college campus visit

By Scott Steinberg on June 15, 2016, at 7:39 p.m.
Here are some tips that can lead to a more productive and enjoyable college campus visit.

Student loan default rates continue to rise

By on March 10, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
Default rates continue to rise, leaving younger borrowers with greater debt.
Jim Zaffiro, left, and his daughter Emily Zaffiro, 17, a student at Pius Catholic High School, work on filling out a FAFSA form, which determines how much and what types of financial aid students are eligible for when starting college. (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/TNS)

How Maine students are leaving college money ‘on the table’

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 28, 2015, at 4:47 p.m.
Maine students who attend four-year colleges graduate with an average of nearly $31,000 in debt. And many last year did not complete applications for financial aid.
Wendy Birdsall heads to Clements Hall for a class at Southern Methodist University in Texas on Sept. 23, 2015.

How much you’d need to earn in wages to work your way through college in each state, mapped

By Seth Koenig on Nov. 16, 2015, at 7:20 a.m.
We put together a simple, color-coded map of the U.S., showing how much a student in each state would need to make per hour to pay for a year of in-state tuition and room and board.
Walter Lowe, 67, with wife Annerose, 56, and three of their five children: from left, Henry, 23; Elliott, 16; and Francine, 20; at their Maple Valley, Wash., home.

Many parents willing to sacrifice retirement savings to help children with college payments, survey finds

By, on Nov. 14, 2015, at 4:28 p.m.
Approximately 40 parents of respondents with children or grandchildren consider it an obligation to pay for college for their children/grandchildren, and given the rapidly rising costs, the money has to come from somewhere.
The top 20 four-year colleges and universities that added the highest value to their graduates' future earnings.

What colleges will increase your career earnings the most?

By Erin Rhoda on May 02, 2015, at 6:21 a.m.
Maine's Gerald McLemore (32) puts up a second-half shot over Stony Brook's Anthony Mayo (32) in Orono, Maine Saturday night, Jan. 22, 2011. Maine won 70-59.

Strong start helped Maine men win 13th

By Pete Warner on Jan. 22, 2011, at 9:53 p.m.

St. Joseph’s men tip Albertus Magnus

By Pete Warner on Jan. 17, 2011, at 9:46 p.m.

Big crowd energizes Maine men in win

By Pete Warner on Jan. 15, 2011, at 7:08 p.m.
Maine's Jaymie Druding attempts to put up a shot over Binghamton's Kara Elofson in the first half of their game in Orono Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011.

Maine defense struggles in loss to Binghamton women

By Pete Warner on Jan. 15, 2011, at 4:21 p.m.

UMaine-Fort Kent sweeps SUNY Canton

on Jan. 10, 2011, at 9:42 p.m.
The University of Maine's Katelyn Vanderhoff blocks University of Maryland Baltimore County's Meghan Colabella during the first half on Sunday, January 9, 2011, at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Ross basket lifts UMaine women by UMBC

By Pete Warner on Jan. 09, 2011, at 2:43 p.m.

Bates women dominate MMA

on Jan. 07, 2011, at 9:49 p.m.
Brittany Williams of the University of Maine (3) slices down the lane against Hartford during Wednesday night's America East game at Chase Family Arena in West Hartford, Conn. The Hawks beat the Black Bears 73-43..

Hartford Hawks crush Black Bears in women’s basketball

on Jan. 05, 2011, at 11:48 p.m.
Alasdair Fraser of the University of Main e(12) tips a rebound away from Hartford's Morgan Sabia (23) during the second half of Wednesday's America East game at Alfond Arena in Orono. The Hawks edged the Black Bears 61-59.

Hartford men’s basketball slips past Maine

By Pete Warner on Jan. 05, 2011, at 7 p.m.

UMaine men’s hockey defeats US Under-18 squad

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 02, 2011, at 8:08 p.m.
Rachele Burns

UMaine’s Burns out for season with knee injury

By Pete Warner on Dec. 30, 2010, at 12:51 p.m.

UMaine’s Wheeler still sidelined after concussion

By Pete Warner on Dec. 28, 2010, at 8:49 p.m.

UMaine’s O’Neill returns for Florida hockey tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 28, 2010, at 8:20 p.m.