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Do I Pay Taxes as a Student? The Low Down on Student Tax Exemption

I’m in college, am I tax exempt? As a college student, you may be wondering if a student tax exemption exists while you’re still in school. College is expensive enough without having to worry about income, tuition, and paying for taxes. When you’re in college, you should know that you’re not automatically exempt from filing, […]

Is Your Software Ready for College?

These days, when you are getting ready to go to college, it’s all about technology. Long gone are the days of taking only a pen and a pad of paper to class. Now, everyone is bringing their laptops, tablets, and cell phones while looking for the best way to retain the onslaught of knowledge so […]

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How to Keep Tidy as a Busy University Student

When you are attending college, you may not have much time, but you must still have a tidy apartment or residence hall room. Here are some of the ways to keep your place clean and functional despite having a busy schedule.   Get Rid of Clutter Avoid having a lot of clutter in your residence […]

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Job Interview 101: Best Outfits for Different Industries

Your job interview is coming up and you have no idea what to wear? Don’t panic because we’re here to help you out! Here are four best job interview outfits appropriate for different industries, so keep on reading, check them out, and get down to business right away! Business casual for a career in marketing […]

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6 Great Ways to Stretch a Post-Grad Paycheck

You just got your post-grad degree. Congratulations! Now you’re excited to get your life-after-academia started However, you might be looking at a pretty small paycheck from your first job. If you aren’t sure how to adjust to a more frugal lifestyle, the following six tricks can help you save big bucks and prepare for a […]

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Cycling as a Fun Way to Stay Physically Active While in College

College is often titled as the best time of your life. You’re finally independent, you’re figuring out life as an adult, you’re making new friends, and you’re learning all about the things you love. Getting your life in order through college seems like an excellent idea on paper, too. In reality, this is also the […]

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Career Paths for Business Majors

The business industry offers many different employment opportunities. Chances are that no matter what your personal skills and strengths are, you can find a business-related career where they’ll be an advantage. While a bachelor’s degree in business is a great education starting point, some of these careers require more specialized or advanced schooling. From working […]