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Money Matters: College Students & Personal Budgeting

College students are getting hit from every angle. Tuition and board continue to outpace inflation, hundreds of dollars in athletic fees are assessed each academic year and the price of the college textbook can easily top $200. Paying for higher education these days can be challenging, nearly impossible for many students. There are ways, however, […]

6 First Aid Tips Any College Student Should Know

Many students who attend college are leaving home for the first time. Greater independence also means greater responsibility when it comes to personal health care. Having some knowledge of first aid procedures and techniques can be very useful to any college student on their own. The following offers some valuable first aid tips that may […]

Safety Tips for Entering the College World

Entering the college world can be both exciting and scary. As a student, you’re responsible for a number of different things that you didn’t really have to consider in elementary and high school. You are personally responsible for getting yourself to class, organizing your time, managing your money and keeping yourself safe. That last one […]

How to Become a Licensed Electrician

If you desire to seek a career as a professional electrician, there are some minimum requirements that you must meet. First, you must be at least 18 and a high school graduate. Or you must have passed your GED. Second, your schooling must have included at least one year of Algebra. Finally, you must be […]

Student Guide to Saving Money

Today, students are having a harder time paying their bills and putting money away for the future. The Canadian Federation of Students notes that the grants and part time jobs that helped students pay for post secondary education have become rarer, leaving students with an average of $27,000 just in student loan debt upon graduation. […]

Married to the Military: Scholarships for Military Spouses

When you’re married to someone in the military, you sacrifice almost as much as your loved one in order to serve your country. It’s only right that you feel appreciated for what you give up for others. One of the important military family support services the government offers are military scholarship. You may have known […]

What You Need to Know Before Traveling Abroad

So, you are planning a trip abroad? And you are in good company too as millions of people travel abroad each year, with 750,000 traveling for medical tourism reasons alone. College students are also traveling, with thousands leaving the country each month to study abroad for three to six months or for a year or […]

Unprepared For College

Are high school students prepared for college? Unfortunately, many student are not. View this quick infographic on areas where students need to step up in order to compete for the best careers available. Provided by: CollegeatHome.com

Where the Jobs Are: Fast-Growing Occupations

One very important consideration for college students is the career they want to pursue after graduation. However, not every career is promising, with some fields such as journalism drying up. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks occupational growth and provides estimates of the fastest growing industries in the country. Not surprisingly, the medical field […]

Make the Best of Your Internship

The obvious benefit of attending college is an advanced degree and credentials that will give you an edge in your chosen career field. However, the path to obtaining this certification is filled with opportunities that may prove even more valuable than the degree itself. One of the most enriching experiences of college may be the […]