Category Archives: General

Lessons of success from two remarkable women

Since March is Women’s History Month, I was thinking about the advice that successful, practical women can give us. This led me to the idea of presenting lessons of success from two history-making women: a woman of the past who … Continue reading

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Mentoring for success

January is often a time for fresh starts. It is a time when many of us embark on a mission to lose weight, get organized, become a better friend, or prepare for a new job.  We often take this time … Continue reading

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What do they really mean by diversity?

Have you noticed that everyone today wants a more diverse and inclusive culture?  Whether you are applying for college, starting your first job or buying your first home, the word diversity pops up somewhere.  So much so that diversity has … Continue reading

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Getting Banking Done

 You may have noticed them while listening to songs on Pandora, or while streaming cute kitten videos on YouTube. You can even watch them during episodes of Two and a Half Men. Wells Fargo has released a new set of … Continue reading

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Bookmark update

Hello readers! Here at the Student LoanDown, we try to always keep the blog fresh and topical, which is why I’m excited to announce that we have moved to a new blog platform! There may not be many changes you … Continue reading

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Our Summer Reading List

It’s summer time and you may find yourself with a little extra time to select your own reading material. Here, our bloggers have put together a few suggestions for some great summer reads. Enjoy! One of the books I recently… 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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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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Celebrating women

Women’s History Month is a time when countries across the globe celebrate the many contributions of women to history and society. As women, we have many recent achievements to celebrate. For example, after the 2012 election, Congress now has 20… Continue reading

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Hearts, flowers and pizza slices

I graduated with a masters degree shortly after my 22nd birthday and catapulted into my career soon after. This means that many of the guys my age where either still finishing college or just getting started with a “real job”… Continue reading

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