Category | College

Finding the Right Internship

Posted on 18 July 2009

Start early to get a jump start on your internship and a career. Finding the right internship can make all the difference in launching a promising new career, and not only for young people just out of college or graduate school. But how do you find the internship that’s right for you? That’s up to [...]

Conquer the Campus Interview

Posted on 12 May 2009

What to do when companies come looking for you. If the chance arises to score a job interview on your campus, jump at it. Run, don’t walk, and make whatever arrangements it takes. Acing an on-campus interview can save you dozens of job-searching headaches once graduation time arrives. You can enjoy your last few weeks [...]

Investing on a Shoestring Budget – College

Posted on 08 May 2009

Even college students can afford to build their portfolios. Finding extra investment money in college is not like struggling through advanced calculus or organic chemistry. It is nowhere near as difficult as perfecting your Spanish, nor is it as painful as studying for finals. An investing-friendly lifestyle could be compared to a class like Popular [...]

Dealing With Financial Aid Debt

Posted on 07 May 2009

There are several ways for the grad to conquer college debt. Ah, college. It’s four, five, maybe even six of the best years of your life. Unfettered by responsibility, answering only to academia, you’re your own master. Living away from home, pulling all-nighters, studying and partying till dawn. That’s the life. Well, no longer, because [...]

College in 2020: Have You Started Saving?

Posted on 02 November 2008

it can be hard to fathom your little child will one day grow up and need to pay for college. If you don’t want them saddled with school loans, then you’ll need to plan ahead. Here are some tips for maximizing college savings plans, such as Upromise (www.upromise.com) and Babymint (www.babymint.com). Sign Up & Earn [...]

Time Management

Posted on 08 October 2008

What we are talking about here… You can’t manage time! What you can manage is what you do! Why it is important… The outcome of what you do is directly related to your success – and this is important to you! Being successful is about: How well you understand what needs to be done. How [...]

Effective Studying

Posted on 04 October 2008

What we are talking about here… Just about everything you do in your studying you can call “a project” – whether it is revising for an exam or writing a report. A “project” has a beginning, middle and end – simple! It may also involve you in research at any stage. Why it is important… [...]

Basic funding options

Posted on 01 October 2008

Ever since good old Tony Blair introduced the new fees and scraped the maintenance grants, the prospect of going to uni has never been the same… you guys have the extra weight on your shoulders of mounding studying costs… but does it have to be that way? We’ve got a handful of tips and routes [...]

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Benefits of Choosing a Career and Technical School

Posted on 01 October 2008

Isn’t applying to college fun? Some of you will get into the university of your dreams. Some of you won’t get to choose your school; the choice will be made for you when your safety school is the only one sending you a letter of acceptance. Some of you will choose to end your schooling [...]

Student Bank Accounts

Posted on 30 September 2008

Believe it or not, but choosing the right bank just before you set off to uni is quite a large decision, it’s likely to stay with you for the rest of your life… well for a very long time anyway!!! So is it best to go with the most freebies on offer, the best competitive [...]

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