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Tips for the Summer Job Search

Michelle Grossman | July 16, 2013

Graduating from college is a huge step for any student, however which steps recent grads should take next can often become tricky. Being thrown into the “real world” can be hectic to say the least, especially if you’re not prepared for what lies ahead. Luckily, U Chic’s Diploma Diaries: The Chic Grad’s Guide to Work, Love, and Everything in Between offers post-graduate girls some direction. [Read More]

How to Escape Student Loan Debt

Robyn Tellefsen | July 11, 2013

More than 38 million Americans are saddled with over $1.1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, reports the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Education. So it’s no surprise that today’s students will do anything to avoid being crushed by this mountain of debt. And when I say anything, I mean anything. [Read More]

A Gift Guide for Soon-to-be College Freshman

Emma Jean Maiorana | July 5, 2013

When I was an incoming freshman, I thought I had all I needed — a trendy bedspread (which ended up being the same as my roommates), school supplies, an up-to-date wardrobe, and the latest dorm room décor. Little did I know that throughout the year, I would end up desperately needing the simple things I overlooked while shopping for my first year at college.

What does an incoming college student actually need? This gift guide for soon-to-be college students will help with deciding on a fun and useful gift. [Read More]

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Writing college admissions essay can be stressful to say the least. Luckily, Alan Gelb makes it a little simpler with his new book, the second edition of Conquering The College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps. The title says it all, as throughout the book Gelb guides the reader through each stage of writing the perfect essay. [Read More]

Struggling student loan debtors are now the main targets of debt relief firms, as total outstanding student loan debt has now surpassed outstanding credit card debt. However, these debt relief firms may be placing their clients further in debt, rather than taking them out of it. [Read More]

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Preparing for college is exciting, overwhelming, thrilling, and scary all at once. If you want to minimize the fear and maximize the fun, leave procrastination to the amateurs and push these 10 things to the top of your college packing checklist. [Read More]

6 Unexpected Things You’ll Need for College

The CollegeBound Network | June 21, 2013

Today’s guest post is by Georgiah Cook, an education blogger.

You’re off to college. The bags are packed, the goodbyes have been said, and you are ready for next step in the adventure called life. But not so fast. You remembered all the basics when you packed your car, but there may be a few essential things you didn’t realize you’d need for university career. Before you leave the driveway, check out these six (unexpected) things you should bring to college. [Read More]

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impact of hurricane sandy on college admissions

The college admission process can be daunting if you don’t know what you’re dealing with. You might feel like a stranger in a strange land, where the natives are speaking a language that’s unfamiliar and you have no idea how to get around.

Before you get too deep into the college process, learn the language to help you determine which type of college admission is just right for you. [Read More]