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Balancing Your Days: College, Work, and Your Social Life

It can be difficult to work and go to school, not to mention enjoy the benefits of college with an active social life. Anyone who has had to work their way through school knows how challenging it can be, especially when compared to friends and classmates who have the luxury of partying all night and […]

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The Top 10 Jobs for College Graduates in 2020

It’s that time in your college career: looking for a new job. It’s a daunting task ahead of you, but with a little preparation and hard work, you can be successful. Work on making connections in your career field as early as possible, and line up internships during the year or when you’re on breaks. […]

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The Best College Jobs 2020

When you’re in college, you have to balance a lot of things including going to class and spending time with friends. Some students sleep in really late after a night of partying, while others go without sleep to finish projects. One thing that rarely gets mentioned when you’re enrolling in school is what kind of […]

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Ability to Get a Job

When you’re joining the so-called real world and getting a job, one of the things many companies and employers look at is your social media. This can be hard to imagine, especially after four years of school, where many people post pictures of themselves with their friends doing all sorts of crazy things: zip-lining on […]

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Credit Cards for College Students: What Should You Be Looking For?

If you’re in school, you’re probably just learning about loans and credit. Many students opt to get a credit card to help pay for expenses and build their credit. There are dozens of options out there, so how do you choose which one to apply for? Rates and What They Mean The APR is the […]

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How to Get a Job After College

You’ve worked for it for at least four years, through midterms, final exams, and research projects that took up hours of your time. The perfect job after college. How do you achieve this goal that might seem so impossible, especially when you realize how many other people are competing for that particular job, as well. […]

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Getting Your First Credit Card as a College Student

For most students, going away to college is the first time they have lived on their own. You have to learn to make your own decisions, from what you eat to what your financial future will hold. One of the things you should do at this time is start to build a good credit score […]

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What Fees Are Associated with Credit Cards?

When you apply for and receive a credit card, you might be surprised by the number of fees associated with having a credit card. The good news is there are some ways you can help keep the costs of having a credit card down. Annual Fees While many college student credit cards don’t have an […]

college student planning calendar

Balancing Your Days: College, Work, and Your Social Life

It can be difficult to work and go to school, not to mention enjoy the benefits of college with an active social life. Anyone who has had to work their way through school knows how challenging it can be, especially when compared to friends and classmates who have the luxury of partying all night and […]

doctor lab coat pens in pocket

The Top 10 Jobs for College Graduates in 2020

It’s that time in your college career: looking for a new job. It’s a daunting task ahead of you, but with a little preparation and hard work, you can be successful. Work on making connections in your career field as early as possible, and line up internships during the year or when you’re on breaks. […]

stack of books in circle

The Best College Jobs 2020

When you’re in college, you have to balance a lot of things including going to class and spending time with friends. Some students sleep in really late after a night of partying, while others go without sleep to finish projects. One thing that rarely gets mentioned when you’re enrolling in school is what kind of […]

social icons on phone screen

How Social Media Can Affect Your Ability to Get a Job

When you’re joining the so-called real world and getting a job, one of the things many companies and employers look at is your social media. This can be hard to imagine, especially after four years of school, where many people post pictures of themselves with their friends doing all sorts of crazy things: zip-lining on […]

credit card college student wallet

Credit Cards for College Students: What Should You Be Looking For?

If you’re in school, you’re probably just learning about loans and credit. Many students opt to get a credit card to help pay for expenses and build their credit. There are dozens of options out there, so how do you choose which one to apply for? Rates and What They Mean The APR is the […]

student looking at laptop chewing pencil

How to Get a Job After College

You’ve worked for it for at least four years, through midterms, final exams, and research projects that took up hours of your time. The perfect job after college. How do you achieve this goal that might seem so impossible, especially when you realize how many other people are competing for that particular job, as well. […]

credit card choices on table

Getting Your First Credit Card as a College Student

For most students, going away to college is the first time they have lived on their own. You have to learn to make your own decisions, from what you eat to what your financial future will hold. One of the things you should do at this time is start to build a good credit score […]

credit card sign hanging on door

What Fees Are Associated with Credit Cards?

When you apply for and receive a credit card, you might be surprised by the number of fees associated with having a credit card. The good news is there are some ways you can help keep the costs of having a credit card down. Annual Fees While many college student credit cards don’t have an […]

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What Is My Credit Score and How Does It Factor Into Credit Cards?

When you’re dealing with credit cards, loans, and even mortgages, one of the things you need to be aware of is your credit score. This three digit number tells companies an awful lot about your ability to repay debts. Your Credit Score Your credit score is a number derived through different calculations that evaluates your […]

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Paying Your Credit Card Bills

Paying for your credit card is an important step that will affect your financial future. Missing payments or carrying a balance will end up costing you more, as you get charged interest payments or even have your APR increase. You should take steps to make sure you pay your credit card payments on time. Tips […]