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Steven Ma

Former Wall Street Analyst Guarantees Students’ Acceptance At Elite Colleges

A tutoring center offers an exclusive algorithm to help students get into the college of their dreams. And the man who developed the formula even promises a money-back guarantee — but his service is not cheap.

11/30/2014

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Police Investigating Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Near UC Berkeley Campus

A man and woman were briefly kidnapped and robbed early Thursday morning as they sat in their car on Grizzly Peak Boulevard.

11/27/2014

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of class Monday to protest plans to hike tuition. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Hundreds Of UC Berkeley Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Planned Tuition Hikes

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of classrooms Monday to march in protest of planned tuition hikes.

11/24/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Learning Centers Use ‘Moneyball’ Formula To Ensure Students Get Admitted To Top-Ranked Colleges

A Bay Area group of learning centers is using techniques more associated with baseball statistics to get students into the nation’s most competitive colleges.

11/14/2014

The Zeta Psi fraternity house in Berkeley. (CBS)

Man Found Dead At Berkeley Fraternity House Identified As UC Davis Student

Berkeley police Monday identified a man found dead at a fraternity house near the University of California at Berkeley campus early Sunday morning as 20-year-old Vaibhev Loomba of Antioch.

11/10/2014

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How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our Servicemembers

From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.

11/10/2014

Students on Campus

Spring Graduates Face November Bummer: Paying Back Student Loans

For new college graduates, November is a month many dread because it’s the time spring grads are due to begin paying back their student loans.

11/09/2014

A doctor wearing protective gear stands in a space dedicated to the treatment of patients infected with Ebola during a demonstration in the infection control department of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in Groningen, the Netherlands, on October 31, 2014.  (
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Stanford Doctor Says Every Major City Could See Ebola Cases

Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year’s end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.

11/03/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

5 Websites That May Help You Choose The University Or College That’s Right For You

Picking a college is nothing like it once was. In 1980, there were 3,150 colleges and universities. Now, there are close to 4,700 and data crunchers hope to help.

10/28/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Best Global Universities’ Are Right In Bay Area’s Backyard

Do you want your kids to attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities? They won’t have to go far, according to the latest ‘Best Global Universities Ranking’ from U.S. News and World Report.

10/28/2014

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