By: Susan Fiorentino, Manhattan College Alumna December is a great time to not only reconnect with family and friends from home, but to also find a way to give back to your community. You will be able to make a difference in a familiar setting while building relationships with people who share your same interests–Read More
By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Colleges are breeding grounds for do-gooders. With endless philanthropic opportunities and boundless volunteerism thrust upon your academic experience, it’s at times hard to fit in any “me time” when you’re busying helping others! But when push comes to shove in the real world, you tend to shift fromRead More
By Megan Anhalt, Alumna of the University of Southern California So you didn’t get your dream job … and this might have come as a bit of a shock. Before you go all … … there are some things you should know. Specifically, these five things every college studentRead More
By Maggie Grainger When you’re fresh out of college, it’s easy to get consumed with your job. And since you’re at work all the time, it’s easy to develop a crush on that cutie in the cubicle next door. But when the eye candy turns into a possible significant other, what’s the protocol? And howRead More
Guest Post by Steven Smith Most common financial mistakes for many students are caused by inexperience and the lack of understanding of basic financial principles. Combine that with large student loans, and you have a disaster waiting to happen. Pausing and taking a look at these four simple questions will help you prepare, plan, gainRead More
You’ve passed the tests, made the grade and even got a shiny new diploma to show for it. But what about that validating job?
Perhaps the biggest shock of post-grad life is the question of “what’s next?”
Upon leaving the quad and heading back to home, it wasn’t so much the fear of the unknown but the fear of explaining what the next four years would look like. Fully equipped with five internships — but no job — only fed the curiosity of the neighbors.Read More
If you didn't land an internship for the summer, do not sit there and sulk! There are still plenty of ways for you to have a productive summer all while strengthening your resume.
These tips will help keep you on track over the summer while preparing yourself to be the perfect fit for any internships you apply to for the fall semester.Read More
The moving process is long and frustrating. Between the packing, the lifting and the transporting, you might find yourself stressed out and physically drained.
Luckily, I have spent way too many days moving in and out of apartments, accumulating both mistakes and great tips.
Here are 12 guidelines that will help you reduce your moving anxiety and make the process just a bit easier!Read More
As four years go by and you move that tassel from right to left, a grad’s work is never truly done until the celebration. Whether held on campus or back at home, planning a graduation party with these helpful suggestions will make your big day stand out!Read More
It happens every year. Somewhere amid the holiday season and New Year’s Eve planning, a friend or family members asks you the dreaded question. While talking about 2013, someone was bound to ask you “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” to which you probably muttered something cliche about losing weight, in a startled realization that you had yet to meet last year’s expectation let alone form a thought about the upcoming year.Read More