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What the New Debit Card Fees Mean to College Students and the Unemployed

As if being a starving student or juggling a minimum wage job while trying to launch your career were not enough, banks are the most recent conglomerates to reach into the shallow pockets of the shrinking middle class. This past week Bank of America announced that in 2012 they will start charging $5 per month […]

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Can Starting a Small Business Pay for College? Two Former Student Entrepreneurs Say It Can!

For many college students the luxury of going to school without working is not a reality. Due to the bad economy and cutbacks in education fifty-seven percent of today’s college students have to work while taking classes. Compare that with only 10 percent as recently as 2000. But is working while going to college a […]

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One Student Makes Life Easier for Many College Parents

When Sarah Schupp was a business major at the University of Colorado, she noticed that when her parents came to visit her they had no idea where anything was in Boulder. And why would they? They weren’t from Boulder. So they didn’t know where to stay, what to see, or even where the best restaurants […]

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Random Career Advice for Twenty-Somethings

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I know what you’re thinking. A post with “random” and “twenty-somethings” in the title can’t have much substance to it. Not so, I tell you. After some serious thought, I decided who better to give advice to people in their early career years than someone who’s had career experience and who’s in the same shoes […]

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5 More Ways to Make Long Distance Love Last

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There are a lot of reasons people find themselves in long distance relationships. Perhaps you’re mentally preparing for the inevitable move to college like I was, and you aren’t sure whether you can handle being away from your loved one. Maybe a job promotion is forcing you to relocate, but your partner has to stay […]

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5 Ways to Make Long Distance Love Last

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When I moved four and a half hours away from home for college, I had been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over four years. I was twenty-three years old, and despite my being a bit older than most new college students, I still had concerns about the future of my relationship. That aside, […]

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4 Tips on How to Become a Resident Advisor

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Perhaps you’re looking for a job on campus or maybe you’ve been admiring the work your friends have been doing. Whatever the reason, if you’re interested in becoming a resident advisor at your college, this is the information you need to get the job. If you just happened to stumble upon this post, check out […]

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3 Reasons to Become a Resident Advisor

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When I transferred to college as a junior, I was lucky to receive housing. At some institutions your odds of obtaining an on-campus place diminish depending on how many credits you have. This can be stressful for students who wish to live in a secure campus building or for those who are unfamiliar with a […]

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7 Great Places to Find an Internship

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When I sought my first internship, I was lucky to be studying in a busy college city. On top of that, the school I attended held a ton of informative workshops on networking, how to create a resume, and how to appear more confident during an interview. Aside from those valuable experiences, students were provided […]

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Summer Fun on a Student Budget

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As I write this post, the sun is shining outside and countless college students are in search of fun things to do without breaking the bank. I’ve come up with a long list of activities to do to stay busy during the summer. There’s a little something for everyone here. Whether you’re a current college student, […]

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