Depending on who you speak to, you’ll probably hear that college is going to be one of the best times in your entire life. While this may be true for a number of reasons, one of the most under appreciated reasons is that college is also the perfect time to start a business. For example, […]
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Becoming a brand ambassador can be a great way to have a fun job in college that can earn you some extra cash. You might not realize it, but small and large brands are consistently looking for people to be the face of their company on college campuses and in cities and towns nationwide. When you […]
Considering graduating college a year early? Here are some benefits and drawbacks of graduating college in 3 years.
New graduates are leaving the bubble of college behind and entering the workforce to start their careers. It’s an exciting and stressful time — and one that holds a lot of importance. It’s that first job that can set the stage for the rest of their life and provide much needed experience for their career. […]
We all have a dream job. But should you accept a position that isn’t your dream job? Find out how to balance dreams w/ reality in this post.
If you are graduating college this spring, you are donning your black gowns and caps and walking the stage in a few weeks (or maybe you have already) to receive the diploma you have worked so hard for. Congratulations! I know this is an exciting time for you – you are finally done with college. […]
Summers during college can be a lot of fun! They can also be great opportunities to setup your career for future success. However, for some students (myself included), it can be daunting to figure out the best college summer vacation ideas. There’s so much to choose from! But what’s the best thing to do? Is […]
Summer is quickly approaching. And while summer barbecues and beach parties might be on the list , you have summer internships on your mind as well. It is not too late if getting a summer internship is something you are just now considering. You still have some time to research and reach out to internship […]
If you’re over the age of 25 you might feel like the odd-one-out if you’re thinking about going back to school. You shouldn’t, though. Nearly 40% of college students are considered adult learners, over the age of 25. Going back to school as an adult has some major benefits. First and foremost you’re far more […]
A new year, a new you, right? While the New Year brings good intentions it can also be a total budget buster – especially if you’re going out and buying a ton of new gear to work on resolutions. If you’re looking to invest in yourself this year but don’t have a whole lot of […]
I know the title may sound like a misnomer, but there is a way you can get a raise and boost your salary without asking your boss, talking to HR, or really doing anything – it is simply taking all the vacation days you’re entitled to. The average American worker leaves almost 7 days of […]
It would be fair to say that where there are people, there is money to be made. But what’s important to remember is that it’s not as simple as declaring you’re going to make it as a small business owner in the Big Apple or the Windy City; you have to be in the right […]
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele Educationists and psychologists have discovered several methods which are scientifically proven to help students prepare their material effortlessly and preserve for long time. Here are a few tried […]
I want to discuss my personal investment strategy for my own benefit as much as yours. I am a far stretch from a financial expert, and I am confident that I can learn from the College Investor audience when it comes to developing a solid investing strategy. With that said, I believe that many in […]
Many individuals I have encountered in my career view a job at a non-profit as something you do once you’ve made your money in the ‘for profit’ sector and are ready to give back. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth, and while profit is obviously not the main objective in the non-profit sector, it […]
Once heralded as the next step in the evolution of education, for-profit universities are dropping like flies. Recent rules and regulations have limited their federal funding and current lawsuits allege misconduct that’s causing enrollment to drop and suspicions to increase. So what does the future hold for these oft-criticized institutions? The Numbers Between 2011 and […]
The traditional college story is pretty well known. You go to a big public university, move into the dorms and start stressing about which major to choose. But is that really the story for most students these days? Is it even the right choice? More and more young people are choosing to start their higher […]
Finding the time and motivation to make extra money can be tough, especially if you’re already working a demanding day job. However, whether it’s paying off a debt or saving up for a major purchase, there are times when one income just isn’t enough. If you can’t face the thought of putting in extra shifts […]
If you’ve determined that a traditional 4+ year college isn’t for you that doesn’t mean you have to flip burgers or be a cashier for the rest of your life. In fact, there are a ton of different high paying career options you can take without a four year degree. All of the trade jobs […]
I first heard of The Iron Yard from a close friend who had just quit their well-paying job in healthcare administration to enter an immersive 12 week coding course to learn back-end engineering. I thought they were nuts! My friend had a wife and 3 kids to support, and at the time he was the only […]
It’s a rough job market out there, and no one is feeling the effects of that more than new grads. When you’re at the bottom of the totem pole it can be hard to get a leg up, and there’s nothing more frustrating than sorting through a hundred applications that all require experience you haven’t […]
It’s graduation season. Many colleges have started graduation already, and the high schools will be graduating their seniors’ in a few weeks. Soon to be grads are now preparing for a new life, new career, and most likely, a new living situation. If you have a high school or college graduate to buy for but […]