Month: January 2018

Student Discounts

We’ll just assume if you’re a student you’ll need them… *Note that almost every discount requires either a valid student ID or a .edu email address. Clothing/Other Stores American Apparel – 20% off full-price items online and in-store. Ann Taylor – 15% off full-price merchandise. Ann Taylor Loft – 15% off full-price merchandise. Banana Republic…
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Social Media Matters – Really

  Be careful what you post online… Recently, Harvard University rescinded admissions offers to a number of students who had questionable social media presences.  While it’s debatable whether or not this “should” have been done, the reality is that schools, employers, and even donors check to see who exactly is asking for an internship, job,…
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Paying For College: Plan Now For Next Year

As we head into the second half of the school year, this is the perfect time to get started on planning your 2020-2021 budget.  There are ways to increase your available funds and decrease expenses as a student, but some require time (and applications!).  Below is a list of suggestions to help you get started:…
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The Sprint Medley of College Financing

Paying for college isn’t typically a solo act. It’s more like a relay race – there are scholarships, student loans, friends/family/community, and the student, all taking the baton at some point to help chip away at the total cost of education. Over the past several years, crowdfunding for school expenses has become popular as the…
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