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Which On-Campus Jobs Are Right for You?

September 12, 2017 in Jobs, Money, On Campus | No comments so far


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As you look for on-campus jobs at your college, feel free to think outside the box. You do not have to end up working at a coffee kiosk or in the cafeteria (though these jobs are great if they appeal to you)!

In fact, there may be some on-campus jobs that allow you to get experience in the field you intend to enter. Before you update your resume, get an idea of some interesting jobs on campus before you apply just anywhere.

Look through your options, including library jobs, cafeteria jobs and jobs for professors, and find which one is a good choice for you and your schedule.

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What to Expect Your First Week of Classes

August 28, 2017 in College Classes, Starting College | No comments so far


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Your first week of college classes is exciting, but things don’t always go as planned. Here are three common issues that you may encounter during your first week of classes … as well as easy ways to overcome these hurdles.

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Dealing with Stress at University or College

August 23, 2017 in Starting College, Student Life | No comments so far


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Feeling stressed out at college? These techniques and resources will help you cope with social, workload and self-confidence issues.

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The Benefits of Community College for International Students

August 14, 2017 in Applying to College, Choosing a College, International Students, Learning English, Living in the US, Paying for College | No comments so far


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Less expensive tuition, relaxed English proficiency requirements and the ability to easily transfer to another school convince many international students to attend a US community college.

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6 Supplies Every Student Should Pack for College

August 1, 2017 in Living in the US, Moving, Student Housing | No comments so far


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Before you squeeze in your clothes, computer and cell phone, make sure your luggage contains these 6 essential items that all college freshmen will want in their first 24 hours in the dorms.

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3 Budgeting Tips for International Grad Students

July 24, 2017 in Graduate School, International Students, Money, Paying for College | No comments so far


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Going to grad school in the US as an international student can be an exciting and rewarding experience. But if you’re not prepared for the the financial burden of graduate school, it could keep you from being able to complete your studies.

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Sleep: The #1 Study Habit all Students Should Master

June 21, 2017 in Academics, High School, Living in the US, Student Life | No comments so far


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Between class, work, friends and studying — not to mention extracurricular activities and athletic obligations — it can sometimes feel like there’s little time left for a college student to sleep. But fixing your sleep schedule should be at the top of your to-do list.

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Epic Ideas to Bring to Your New Summer Job

June 14, 2017 in High School, Internships, Jobs, Summer, Uncategorized | No comments so far


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With these new ideas, you’re sure to have a blast at your summer job, learn a lot and impress the people who may be willing to hire you again next summer.

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5 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your First Car Purchase

May 30, 2017 in Money, Student Life | No comments so far


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Whether you’re a high school student who just passed their driver’s test, or a college student whose been saving up, your first car purchase can be one of the most exciting moments of your life. But before you grab the keys and drive off the lot, make sure you’re getting the most for your hard-earned money.

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10 Genius Travel Hacks for Students

May 23, 2017 in Study Abroad, Travel, Uncategorized | No comments so far


students traveling abroad in Greece

Whether you’re studying abroad or just doing some traveling over vacation, these tips will help you travel easier, faster and cheaper.

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