Illinois Commission Offers Free College Readiness HelpThe Illinois Student Assistance Commission will host workshops for students and their families to provide assistance in filling out college applications and financial aid eligibility paperwork.
Illinois Launches Program To Help Students Choose CollegeCollege-bound students and their families now can consult an online program to determine the post-graduate economics of attending school in Illinois.
KFC Offering $11,000 If You Name Your Baby After Colonel SandersIn honor of "The Colonel," parents can enter to win a cash prize if their child is born on Sanders' birthday and shares his name.
Positive Changes Coming For The Bright Start And Bright Directions College Savings ProgramsIllinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said he’s made what he calls “sweeping” changes to the state’s Bright Start and Bright Directions college savings programs.
Chicago Urban League Celebrates High School Students Accepted To CollegeThe Chicago Urban League is celebrating high school seniors it helped get accepted into college.
Illinois State Enrollment Up, But Some Schools Face DeclinesIllinois State University says its fall enrollment is up and the school has its largest freshman class in decades.
Tips You Can Bank On For College FreshmenCut your spending and even save for a semester abroad with these financial tips just for college freshman.
More Than 100 CPS Students Receive Posse Scholarships Covering College TuitionHard work paid off for Jose Barrera, a high school senior. He'll be among more than 100 students recognized for their academic success at a gala Tuesday night. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on what makes him and the others so worthy.
Ohio State Defeats Notre Dame 44-28 At Fiesta BowlThe Fighting Irish had some good offensive moments behind DeShone Kizer, but couldn't keep up with the blistering Buckeyes after losing one of their best defensive players.
Loyola Launches Associate Degree Program For Those Who Can't Afford CollegeArchbishop Blase Cupich gave a special blessing at the launch of a new two-year associate degree program for students who can't afford to go to college.
Group Of Students From Public Housing Leaving For CollegeSome 150 young people within the Chicago Housing Authority are going places. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
How A Graduate Degree Can Advance Your CareerEarning a graduate degree can advance a career in numerous ways, here are the top five ways.
Highest Paid College SalariesThe top 10 highest paid college degrees and majors are mainly in the engineering field.
State Lawmakers Considering Legislation To Curb Questionable Spending By Public Colleges Spurred by apparent financial abuses at the College of DuPage, Illinois lawmakers have held a hearing on legislation to crack down on questionable spending at all public colleges and universities, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
5 Tips On How To Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.