Wednesday, April 3, 2013
College acceptance letters are in—tell Patch where you're headed next!
Wednesday, April 3
Calling all Millburn-Short Hills seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below. You can upload a picture here too.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Three Short Hills and two Millburn college students achieve the honors at Tufts University.
Tuesday, February 5
Tufts University recently announced the Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester. Among these students are: Thomas Nikiper of Short Hills, NJ, class of 2013 Yulia Korovikov of Millburn, NJ, class of 2013 Joshua Dower of Short Hills, NJ, class of 2014 Shayna Schor of Millburn, NJ, class of 2014 Demetra Hatzis-Schoch of Short Hills, NJ, class of 2015 Dean's List honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater. Tufts University, located on three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville, and Grafton, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A new proposal by state Sen. Kevin O’Toole would prohibit credit card companies from using merchandising to entice college students to sign up for cards.
Credit card companies may no longer be able to entice college students with free gifts for agreeing to sign up for a credit card under a measure proposed by state Sen. Kevin O’Toole (R-40) that is currently awaiting Gov. Chris Christie’s signature. The legislation, which would ban credit card companies from soliciting students with free gifts like t-shirts, blankets or vouchers on public college campuses, was unanimously passed by the state Senate last month. “You have low promise sales at six or seven percent and then after a period of time it goes up automatically,” said O'Toole. “I'm troubled that they are depending upon a certain population that is perceived of being vulnerable, having trouble making ends meet.” O'Toole said he is …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Here's list of college the class of 2012 will be attending in the fall.
As summer goes on, many graduates have made up their minds of which college they are off to for their freshman year in the fall. Here's a list of all the colleges, the high school has released, where the students from class of 2012 are attending and how many to each. Except for a few who are still undecided. American University 1 Amherst College 1 Arizona State University 1 Bard College 1 Barnard College 1 Boston University 2 Brandeis University 1 Brown University 1 Bucknell University 3 Carnegie-Mellon University 4 Catholic University of America 1 Chapman University 1 Clark University 1 Clemson University 1 Colgate University 4 College of New Jersey 1 College of William & Mary 2 Columbia University 1 Cornell University 8 County College of…
Monday, September 5, 2011
How families can get a break on higher education costs
Whether you’re a recent high school graduate going to college for the first time or a returning college student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. The Internal Revenue Service wants to remind students and parents responsible for paying college expenses that they should keep all of their receipts accrued from expenses of travel and moving into the dorms and also living on campus. Also, there are some tax benefits that can help offset college costs. These benefits apply to you, your spouse or a dependent for whom you claim an exemption on your tax return: Parents, for each student, you can choose to claim only one of the credits in a single tax year. However, if you …
Monday, April 13, 2009
Talks about how getting into college has changed
Monday, April 13, 2009
Millburn High School Guidance Director Nancy Siegel was interviewed by CBS News as part of a story on how the economy has changed families' plans for college. The story also reviews how colleges are changing how they accept students. View the video story: Straying from Ivy League
Saturday, April 4, 2009
School officials impressed with where students have been accepted
Saturday, April 4, 2009
School officials are impressed with the early returns on the schools accepting Millburn High School students this spring. Schools Supt. Richard Brodow gave a list of the early admissions for high school seniors. Eight students were accepted to Princeton, six at Harvard, five at Yale, six at Duke, five at Brown, three at Columbia, seven at Penn, seven to Dartmouth and nine to Cornell. Several students were also admitted to Amherst/Williams. Brodow wrote in an e-mail earlier this week that a complete list will be available once the high school guidance staff has the complete data. "We believe these are exceptional results," Brodow wrote in the e-mail. "More than likely Millburn's best ever. We all know that this year's graduating class is a …