The benefits of going to business school, from learning the business language to building a professional network, but is it worth it?
Are you an above-average college graduate? Here are some helpful tips for you. One of them is to pay off your student loans, but can you guess the others?
We share five lessons from experts about what it takes to be successful in college, from the basics to truly knowing yourself and finding your ROI on education.
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, […]
Wondering if you should go back to school if you’re in debt? Here are a few things you should consider before making your decision.
Considering graduating college a year early? Here are some benefits and drawbacks of graduating college in 3 years.
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 […]
Imagine this: you graduate from your dream school, land your dream job, move into a posh new apartment with a nice view of the city, get your first ‘real’ paycheck, and buy that new suit you’ve had your eye on. Life is good. Then this arrives in the mail: Your student loan account statement. There are a […]
A buddy and I recently decided we wanted to move to Washington state (coming from Florida). We’re looking at well over 3,000 miles which makes it significantly terrifying in terms of how far removed we would be from friends, family, and what we’ve been generally used to. The trick to all of it is to […]
The following is a guest post from Martin of Studenomics, where he shows you how to save money in your 20s without missing out on the fun. “Nobody ever told me that in college.” I wish that I could attribute this quote to one person. I’ve heard this from so many readers and friends. There’s […]
While the thought of incurring student loan debt makes many prospective students reconsider pursuing post-secondary education, the impact of a degree still outpaces the pain of loan debt on future financial well-being. A college degree represents a sound investment in your future earnings. The financial return over a lifetime makes an undergraduate education a sound […]
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 […]
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 […]
When looking at how to pay for college, most people look at scholarships, ask their parents, and then take out student loans. And that process typically takes about 10 minutes. While not much thought is given to the subject, there are several alternatives to student loans that anyone looking at how to pay for college […]
Did you know that 80% of employers will Google you before an interview according to a recent article by job search expert Susan Joyce? What are they going to find? Is this potential employer going to find a bunch of social media profiles with pics from your amazing Spring Break trip with friends, or are […]
According to the latest study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average college graduate can expect to earn $45,478 after graduation. Some majors pay more than others though. For example, the average salary for an engineering graduate is $64,367. That’s a 42% higher salary simply because of a degree – a prime […]
There comes a point when a cramped dorm room becomes too much to handle. Maybe it’s the roommate that bugs you or the lack of laundry services. For some, it’s the cost of on-campus housing. In London, the cost of campus housing now exceeds the cost of off campus housing. Students pay as much as […]
Few people are surprised when college students make poor financial decisions. After all, college is a time to make mistakes, learn from them, and become a better person, right? Unfortunately, too many college students commit drastic financial errors that haunt them for decades of their adult lives. Because an overwhelming percentage of students are totally […]
Amazon Student is a game-changer for college students who are looking to glean the benefits of Amazon without having to pay the high yearly fee that comes with Amazon Prime. Amazon Student costs $59 per year, a 50% discount from the normal Amazon Prime fee (which is $119/yr). Amazon Student has roots from back in 2010 when the e-commerce […]
It’s almost summer for college students around the country, and that means it is time to start thinking about getting an internship. Internships can be great ways to get first hand experiences in the field you may want to pursue after graduation. They also look great on resumes for new graduates, and many do pay, […]
If you’re thinking of studying abroad there’s a lot to take into consideration. Here’s my experience studying abroad.
As a high school student, I was advised to apply to several colleges, to ensure that I would get into at least one school of my liking. My grades were good, and my SAT score was decent — but not great, though. I have never been good at standardized tests and my brain is much […]