With the many costs associated with getting through college, it might sound difficult—if not impossible—to put money away in savings as an already “broke college student.” However, a little bit of creativity and willingness to cut back on current expenses can certainly make a big difference in the long run.
For many students, getting your first credit card during college is a mark of financial independence and responsibility. However, it only takes a basic internet search of credit cards to see that a wide range of options exists, and the rules and stipulations can be kind of confusing. Like any other financial decision, you
Just like life at home, life while studying abroad, requires you to be organized and on top of your finances. Once you’ve been accepted to a study abroad program, money is saved and the funding is locked in, there is still a lot of planning and organizing to be done before
Whether you are looking to earn some summer cash, gain experience for your future career, or just spend your time productively while having some fun – you might look into getting an internship for this coming summer! Check out these 10 internship tips for finding positions to make money, do
For many students, college is their first time juggling financial responsibilities on their own. Poor planning and budgeting can lead to severe and stressful consequences that can be long-term. With proper planning and preparation, however, college can be an essential stepping stone in a student’s journey to becoming financially wise and independent.
As college tuition and fees continue to rise, many complain that an education has become too expensive. It’s not exactly an exaggeration; tuition as increased 1,228% since records dating back to 1978, according to Bloomberg. Every term, students across the U.S. pay, and sometimes, go into debt because of these
When it comes to deciding on a foreign language to learn, there are often many variables that come into play. Depending on the circumstances and motivations underlying the decision to learn another language, individuals will weight certain factors differently. Today, many high schools and liberal arts colleges require a certain
Many students aspire to attend college, but not all of them are ready for the challenges of applying, attending or paying for postsecondary education. At a time when getting into college seems more difficult each year, there is a shortage of college and guidance counselors due to budget cuts and other
In today’s world, dropping out of high school is a sure way to end your ability to make a secure living. In 2009, individuals over 18 years old who had not completed high school or earned their General Educational Certificate (GED) made approximately $20,241 annually –$10,386 less than a high school graduate and less than
If you have a child attending school, getting involved in his or her learning is a must. Research by various groups over the past 3 decades points to the positive impact a parent’s relationship with school has on a child. From research groups, including the National Coalition for Parent Involvement (NCPI), to
No child should ever go to school hungry. Yet, according to the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), nearly 16 million children live in homes struggling with hunger. In a country where food is not scarce, that number is far too high. In order to make sure students are fed, it is essential
Did you know that the more books you include in your home library, the greater determination your child will have to do better at school? It was recently claimed that parents can improve their children’s school results by simply providing them with regular access to books. This claim basically contradicts
Exams are without a doubt stressful, and students should find a way to deal with them without having to turn to last minute options. Prior to starting an exam revision, students should be aware of their university’s examination procedures and processes. Retake planning Students should plan their time accordingly before starting