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Scholarships are in decline as tuition soars
College students have it tough these days with ever-increasing tuition bills and record levels of debt. But in recent years, there's been one bright spot for student finances: a deep pot of scholarship money.
Find your passion, live your dream, first lady tells grads
“Do not waste a minute living someone else’s dream” Michelle Obama tells the graduates of MLK Magnet School in Nashville, Tenn., while sharing a personal anecdote about quitting her “fancy job” at a Chicago law firm to follow her passion.
In an unprecedented commitment to a 13-year project, TODAY follows a class of kindergartners as they navigate the education system all the way through high school graduation. Full story
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