Posts Tagged“college”

If you are in college, saving money may be a foreign concept to you. Unless you are planning a road trip or have fraternity dues to pay, most cash gets spent not long after you get paid. However, there are plenty of reasons why you should learn how to become financially literate. In the article below, we’ll show you how stockpiling your cash can lead to a brighter future. Cash on hand = more fun During the school year, money will pass through your hands like water. Books, tuition, crazy Friday nights – these are all expenses that can add…

For most of us, a master’s degree is an investment. Since it is seen as an investment, the value of the degree depends highly on the return it produces, whether it is in the form of a raise or a promotion, or a whole new career entirely. While experts believe that there is no better time to pursue a master’s degree than right now, it is clear that not all degrees are created equal. Choosing the right master’s degree to pursue is important, especially if you want to make the most out of your investment in education. Here are the…

Whilst a college education is not always necessary to success in life and there are many examples of people who do not have a college degree who found insane levels of success in life, having a degree will put you on the best track for a lifetime of success. Those who have made it without a college education are very much in the minority and you should try your best to ensure that you leave education with a college degree in your hands. One of the biggest issues which students face when it comes to college is the costs involved,…

It could be a year or a decade since you graduated from college. Yet you find yourself pining for the college days, daydreaming in meetings about afternoons on the quad, flipping back through your college Facebook photos just a little too often. It’s totally okay and normal to be wistful about the past, but you want to make sure it’s not interfering with your ability to reach your full potential and enjoy the present. If you clicked on this article, you’re probably at least slightly concerned about your level of fixation. Below are a few common reasons people get stuck…

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For most colleges, you’ll find yourself filling out an application alongside an admission letter detailing, in essay form, either your desire to attend your selected college or why you think you should be admitted. However, if you’re applying for an arts college, you’ll find that the admission process is a bit different. Instead of just an application and letter, you’ll most likely need to complete an audition of some sort, whether it be in person or one that’s recorded and sent in. But how do you go about with the correct college preparation? Here are some great last minute tips…

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Fresh out of college and wondering what you should know in order to make sure your plans go smoothly? Check out our tips for college grads to know what recent graduates need to do to get their careers and live going. Get to Know Your Professional In college you likely acted pretty much the same at the gym, in class, and at a party. There is nothing wrong with being yourself but if you are trying to make it in the professional world, you will need to make sure you have a professional side. This means clothes that not only suitable for…

When we receive an essay to write, the first thought is ‘right, I’ll get it started right away and have it finished nice and early,’ unfortunately more often than not, this transpires into ‘I’ll leave until the latest possible minute.’ There is no worse feeling than the impending doom of a deadline hanging over your head, primarily you are furious with yourself for not making sufficient time to get the piece done, then comes a frenzied attempt to mash something together that can be passed as legible. This however, is not the best approach to take, it will leave you…

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Whether inspired by real life cases of lawyers standing up for the little guy, watching too many episodes of Law & Order, or in search of lucrative pay, you decided you want to be a lawyer huh? While becoming a lawyer is not easy, it is definitely doable. Here are some tips on how to become a lawyer from start to finish. Get Your Degree To be a lawyer you need to get your law degree and in order to attend law school you need to have a bachelors degree. What you do in your undergraduate program matters. While working towards…

Collegiate life is sort of a fantasy world. It’s okay to roll out of bed at noon for class, eat copious amounts of junk food and while you likely don’t have much money, your parents tend to handle your immediate expenses. There’s a reason people often call it the college bubble. But that bubble tends to burst right around graduation (or at least when your student loan repayment period begins). After spending the first 22 years of your life depending on others financially, you are thrust into adulthood. Suddenly, you’re expected to do things you never had to. Things like…

photo by 401kcalculator.org For college students and their parents alike, there comes a different set of tax requirements. Without taking the proper steps and becoming educated on the right tax filings for students, many deductions and write offs may be missed. The process can become complicated, and mistakes can mean costly effects on a college kid’s bank account. For the students filing for the first time it can be a hairy process to determine exactly what to put within forms, and for parents navigating taxes during their child’s first year of college, the alterations might be more complicated than expected.…