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5 Free Study Tools and Tricks for Every Student

I wish I was fifteen years younger… when I see the helpful tools that are available to my youngest sister, I’m so jealous! Back in my days, when we wanted to look something up, we had to go through this old drawer with thousands of tabs, then search for the book, and then look through the book for information. For …

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3 Resume Mistakes Every Intern Makes (and How to Avoid Them)

3 Resume Mistakes Every Intern Makes (and How to Avoid Them)

In my former job, I was in charge of running a big internship program that placed college students in a variety of internships throughout the country. The internships were in a range of positions ranging from mechanical engineering, to programming, educational positions and even working in governmental offices. I quickly learned how to understand each student, their internship needs and …

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The 3 Biggest Money Mistakes I Made in College

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After seeing the headline, you’re probably expecting to read about me partying too much, making dating mistakes, not going to class enough, etc.. Those may all be true, but you’re on our Frugal Ladies blog, so I’m going to focus on the biggest financial mistakes I made throughout college. And believe me, they are horror stories indeed! Hopefully, my experiences …

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5 Frugal Reasons to Study Abroad

Studying abroad can be a great money saver. Read about how I ended up on a full scholarship from a great international university and saved thousands of dollars! (and how you can too)

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5 College Degrees That Pay Off

When I was in college, choosing a degree based on how much projected money I would receive by working in that field was the very least of my concerns. My university was still damn expensive ($35,000 / year in 2000), but the housing crisis and economic downfall was not even in near sight. I was a happy-go-lucky college student and …

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Top Tips For Paying Off Your Student Loans

Student Loan Debt

Back in 2010, student loan debt became the biggest forms of debt in the U.S., surpassing even credit card debt! Today, student loan debt is reportedly beyond $1 trillion mark! This is something you simply cannot ignore. And, the earlier you get prepared, the better. I graduated college in 2003, and only now am I starting to see the light …

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