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5 Ways To Stay Safe As A College Student

Going to college is a rite of passage into adulthood for many young people.  The years you spend in college will be some of the best and most exciting times of your life.  However, the presence of thousands of young people can sometimes lead to danger. It’s important to know how to keep yourself safe […]

managing your student loan debt

Top Tips for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

There is no doubt that student loan debt can be tough to deal with for many people. However, if you do not make a plan to deal with it in the best way possible, you could find yourself becoming financially burdened for years to come – and potentially throughout your entire life. To go some […]

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Ways Your Kids Can Stand Out on College Applications

With the arrival of fall comes the anxious college application season. Seniors in high school are busy getting in those college applications to meet each school’s deadline. This stress can be overwhelming for students looking to get into their top-choice schools. Here are five ways that your kids can stand out on their college applications. […]

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Heading To College? These Essentials Will Get You Through Your First Semester And Beyond

Heading to college for the first time is an incredibly exciting yet daunting experience. And knowing what to bring along with you can leave many students feeling utterly overwhelmed. Your studies materials, cooking supplies and personal items are obvious, but what else should you prioritize? Here we’ll explore the essentials that will get you through […]

buying a home after college

Five Things to Consider When Buying a Home After College

Figuring out the right move after graduating can prove to be a very daunting task. You’re not expected to have everything planned to a T, nor should you. Although buying a home and settling down after college may seem enticing at first, there are a few things to consider before making the big move. Savings […]

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I’m in College – Do I Need Life Insurance?

You become an adult as you transition to life as a college student. It’s up to you to care for yourself. As a result, you’ve likely thought about various tasks you need to complete before you head to campus for classes. What about life insurance? It may seem like you won’t need this protection until […]

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How To Start Exercising for Beginners

Not sure how to start exercising as a beginner? Delving into the world of exercising can prove a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. There are a variety of tips, tricks, and comprehensive plans available for beginners that can help make your transition from a beginner to an exercise pro smooth and bearable. […]

engineering fields

4 Engineering Fields that Offer a Rewarding Career Path

An education in engineering can open up many career paths, as engineering covers a wide range of specialized fields, from bridge-building and the construction of buildings to infrastructure such as dams. The first step is obtaining an engineering degree, which will then provide graduates with the option to pursue a career path that is suited […]

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Clothes that will Make You Stand Out This Semester

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic returning to campus this Fall has been a difficult decision to make for many universities alike. Students as well have to make the tough decision of whether they will be returning to campus or not. With new protocols and mask mandates in place, there are still many ways to feel and […]