Academ for Advance Academics, new opportunity for high school students

FIU students need not be surprised if they find that some of their classmates look a little on the young side.This semester, 13 high school students from Alonzo and Tracy Mourning High School, a school just around the corner from BBC, began participating in the Academy for Advanced Studies, a program that allows them to take college courses while finishing high school.

ECON WITH NEDA: Money management course is essential

Understanding the concept of saving and applying this principle to one’s lifestyle is a common struggle, especially amongst college students. Creating a financial plan is not the most desirable practice for most incoming freshmen, let alone the most considered. To help students understand the necessity of financial planning and developing a saving habit, I think that a course specializing in managing personal finances should be part of the University Core Curriculum.