All posts tagged college

Who’s More Career-Minded: College Students or High Schoolers?

When building up to your career there are things that you must do to work your way up, such as community involvement, acquiring internships, and creating a network of people to help support you in your career pursuits. Things that many college students don’t actively do, instead only focusing their efforts on studying and making […]

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Why You’re Not Getting A Job

I know I’ve already iterated this before, but I’m going to do it again. But this time, I’m going to do it by showing you three articles that all basically say the same thing. First and foremost, your resume sucks. CNBC puts this rather delicately, saying that employers simply don’t feel that colleges are preparing […]

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The Best Companies to Work For When You’re In College (2014 Edition)

As with popular (or not so popular) tradition, I’m giving you the updated list of the best companies to work for in 2014. Last year, I gave you both the 2012 and 2013 editions (because I really had some catching up to do), and while not much has really changed, it would still be worth […]

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The Race Card

Everyone’s seen the race card, I’m sure, at some point in their life. Depending on who you are, you may have even used it yourself. If you find yourself in a situation where you don’t get your way, you just whip that card out and hand it to them- like, violently. I mean, the reason […]

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A College Student’s Guide to Eating Economically

Food is expensive, and when you’re living on campus, the costs can add up at an alarming rate. Campuses, much like amusement parks, are laid out so that you’ll spend money ¬†wherever you go. Restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes are littered everywhere, making it incredibly convenient for you to separate yourself from whatever little money […]

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Planning For Retirement

As a college student, the thought of even saving up for retirement would be absurd. Between tuition, textbooks, room and board, campus fees, and food, you hardly have enough money to rub two pennies together- so to speak. Regardless as to whether you have money or not, you should be doing what you can to […]

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Federal Interest Rates Could Rise Again

Last week, the Senate passed a bill that would give college students immediate relief for their financial woes by applying the interest rate on federal loans to the 10-year Treasury note. The 10-year treasury is a government bond that buys up interest; so in other words, this will help decrease interest rates for loans. In […]

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Applying for the FAFSA

This is something you normally don’t hear about until after you’ve applied for college or, in rare cases, when you walk into the Financial Aid office at you college and are told that you need to apply for a FAFSA before you can do anything else. “A FAFSA?” you may ask with bewilderment, “why the heck do I have to apply for that?!”

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Why Are College Graduates More Disengaged At Work Than Others?

According to a recent Gallup poll, College-Educated Americans are less engaged in their jobs than ones with a high school diploma or less, showing that 48.2% of the latter were not engaged, as compared to the 55% of college graduates that are disengaged. This survey was taken from more than 150,000 American adults last year, […]

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Free College!

If you’re going to college in Oregon, good news: you it’s likely you won’t have to pay for it! …okay, yes, there is a catch. Just recently, the Oregon legislature unanimously approved of a bill that would allow students to attend any state institution without having to pay for tuition. Instead, you would only be […]

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