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A diary of a college student: Nathan’s story

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school.     Lately, I have been overwhelmed with …… Read More

How to make work-study worth your time

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

If you were offered financial aid from your college, you might be eligible for work-study. Work-study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing you to earn money to help pay education expenses. Although this is financially advantageous, the …… Read More

How to survive art school

Monday, June 30th, 2014

All stereotypes of pretentious, misunderstood artsy-types aside, art students have a considerably different college experience than the average student.  Instead of textbooks, you spend all of your money on shiny new art supplies that you might never even use. Instead of …… Read More

Hack your cash: 7 money-saving tips for undergrads

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

You likely grew up with your parents telling you to put away 10% of each paycheck into savings. That’s easy for some people, but when you’re living paycheck to paycheck or drowning in debt, you might consider adopting these other money-saving …… Read More

Don’t show up to an interview without these 5 essentials

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

What you bring to an interview is significant for two reasons. The first: having the right stuff with you at an interview can make you feel more prepared and comfortable. The second: whatever you’re holding will have a big effect on …… Read More