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The Pros & Cons of Unpaid Internships in College

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs, Money

student intern at work

Unpaid internships, as common as they are, have their pros and cons that every student should be aware of before looking for one.

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Unconventional Ways to Save Money in College

Posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 under Money, Paying for College

student computer and receipts

Money management has never been easy. Especially when you are a student trying to mix business with pleasure: “I am a sophomore, and I do my best to balance my study and private life. Tons of homework and bills for textbooks make me depressed sometimes, nothing to speak of other aspects of my college life: […]

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Which On-Campus Jobs Are Right for You?

Posted on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 under Jobs, Money, On Campus

college library worker reshelving books

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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3 Budgeting Tips for International Grad Students

Posted on Monday, July 24th, 2017 under Graduate School, International Students, Money, Paying for College

Euro Bills and Coins and a Calculator

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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5 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your First Car Purchase

Posted on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 under Money, Student Life

smiling girl on hood of car

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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The Pros and Cons of Common Financial Aid Options

Posted on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 under Money, Paying for College, Scholarships

tip jar with note about student debt

College can be pricey, especially when you consider the fact that you not only need to pay for tuition but also textbooks, rent, extra-curricular activities, transportation, food and entertainment. Thankfully, there are various forms of financial aid at your disposal.

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Ways for Students to Earn Money While Studying Abroad

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017 under International Students, Internships, Jobs, Money, Paying for College, Uncategorized

wallet with euros inside

University life abroad can be fun if you learn to juggle your responsibilities efficiently. Getting a part-time job or an internship is an excellent way to earn some extra cash and manage your expenses while studying in another country.

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5 Ways to Pay for Your Semester Abroad

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017 under Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad, Travel

plane tickets and money for studying abroad

The idea of studying abroad is popular among many students, but the main problem that often comes up is how to pay for it. Fortunately, there are lots of methods of paying for study abroad programs, ensuring that most students who want to travel while they’re in school can do so. As you start making […]

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How to Create a Monthly Budget to Save for College

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 under Money

student setting a budget

A monthly budget can easily help you see where your money is going, allowing you to set some aside and learn financial responsibility so when the time comes, you’re prepared

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Taking a Gap Year: Is It Right for You?

Posted on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 under Applying to College, Money, Paying for College

Oyem, Gabon

Taking a gap year allows students to save money, do volunteer work and get some life experience before enrolling in college. But a gap year isn’t for everyone. How do you know if taking a gap year is right for you?

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Get Rewarded for Your Hobby with These Student Scholarships

Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 under Money, Paying for College, Scholarships

unique college scholarships

Just because your grades aren’t stellar and you’re not amazing at football does not mean you can’t get a scholarship for college. As long as you’re good at any hobbies you have, you stand a chance of getting money for college tuition.

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Tips on Saving for College as an International Student

Posted on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 under International Students, Living in the US, Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad

Euro coins and bills

After doing research on US colleges, you have probably noticed that they tend to be more expensive than the schools in most other countries. And since you won’t exactly get in-state (or even in-country) tuition from most schools in the US, college can be a costly goal.

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20 of the Best Colleges with No Application Fees

Posted on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, Money

Pile of money

Preparing for and applying to college is no joke — especially when it comes to your top choices. Not only do you want to get into college, but you may also hope to get into a college with a good application.

The application process is also no joke when it comes to your wallet. College application fees can easily cost you nearly $100 a pop, so you’ll need to pick and choose carefully.

Here’s a list of 20 highly ranked colleges that also happen to have free applications.

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10 Colleges That Offer the Most Financial Aid to International Students

Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, College Rankings, International Students, Money, Paying for College

According to a US News and World Report, these 10 colleges go above and beyond in offering financial aid to international students.

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3 Job Application Tips for Students and Recent College Grads

Posted on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 under Jobs, Money

job application tips for recent college grads

Whether you’re still in college or recently graduated, you might need some help finding a job.

Instead of feeling intimidated by the process, check out our job applications tips and feel a little more confident about your chances of being hired.

The following tips are simple but essential, and may set you apart from the crowd.

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