Monthly Archives: May 2013

Summer Abroad

When I was in high school, my best friend and I decided that we really wanted to study in France , so we pushed our French studies, researched exchange programs with our teachers and school counselors, and went through a… Continue reading

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Loan Forgiveness -Totally Easy, Right?

I’ve been asked again and again at college visits and financial literacy seminars, “How do I get my student loan debt forgiven?” Or worse, “I don’t have to worry about taking on more loans for more degrees. I’ll get… Continue reading

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Advice from a Working Mother…to Her Younger Self

Last month, I attended a City Arts lecture featuring Sheryl Sandberg, the ubiquitous COO of Facebook and author of Lean In: Woman, Work and the Will to Lead (full disclosure: I have not yet read the book*). The release of… Continue reading

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How I wish I had spent my summer vacations

Summer vacation is something that we all look forward to. Some of us plan our summers down to the last detail, and some fall into it as a welcome relief from plans. There are several summers from my college years… Continue reading

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Graduating seniors’ checklist

If college graduation is nearing for you, you’re probably busy studying for finals, packing and sending out resumes. That’s a full plate for anyone, but you should also take a few minutes to gather a few things before leaving school…. Continue reading

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7 Great Apps

Excel in and out of the classroom by using your smartphone to its fullest potential. You already take notes via Evernote, but now you can catch the TED talk and impress your professor. Keep in touch with your friends and… Continue reading

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5 Quick tips to loan repayment

As May approaches, senior across the country are getting ready to graduate from college and move into the next stage of their lives. As exciting as this sounds the realization of “being a grown up” starts to creep in. For… Continue reading

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Stepping Out of the Classroom and into the Office

Tips for a Smooth Transition: Making the jump from class to cube? Make sure that you start your career on the right foot. After all, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and there are so… Continue reading