Author Archives: Jason DeGeorge

4 Sure-Fire Ways to Minimize the Size of Your Student Loans By Anica Oaks

Student loans have become such a pervasive problem that many people have decided to skip college entirely. While higher education is not right for everyone, it is a vital stepping stone for thousands of enticing careers. If you are nervous about accumulating too much debt, then here are a few tips to keep your loans to a minimum.

 

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A Major Decision: 4 Tips for Picking Your Degree of Choice By Meghan Belnap

Choosing a college major is an important decision. Not only is your major likely to determine many of your future job possibilities, it will also be an important part of your life through college. There are few things more stressful than spending years toiling at something that doesn’t really interest you or strike your passions. Making a smart choice in major is also a big financial decision. College tuition continues to skyrocket, and choosing a major that you eventually switch only wastes valuable time and money. Most college students today can’t afford to experiment with different majors like students did in the past. With the right preparation, you can make the right choice the first time.

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Can I Get A Master’s Degree if My Bachelor’s Degree is in a Different Field? By Brianna Burrows

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Deciding what field to study when starting your bachelor’s degree can be a daunting task, especially when you’re 18 years old. For many students, they realize that the field they completed their bachelor’s degree in is not the field they would like to pursue for a master’s degree. Fortunately, there are many programs that don’t require students to have a bachelor’s degree in the same field they’d like to receive their master’s degree in.

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How to Travel with More Finesse Your First Semester Abroad By Eileen O'Shanassy

There are many benefits to spending a semester abroad. You will be exposed to a new culture and perhaps a new language. Getting an education abroad also has many academic advantages and can give you a new perspective on life. It can be intimidating to prepare for life in a new place, but there are a few things that you can do prior to leaving home to make the transition a bit easier.

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Getting College Credit Before College

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You can improve your chances of graduating on time and may even save money on college costs if you earn college credits early. There are several ways to do this. These include testing out of college classes and taking college-level classes while in high school.

Below are some options for earning credit before starting college.

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How an MBA Can Improve Your Business By Lizzie Weakley

If you are an entrepreneur, there are many things that will plague your day with worry. Unfortunately, this is impossible to avoid. Luckily, there are steps every business owner can take in order to ease the stress of owning an organization. If you want to take your business and entrepreneurship seriously, consider enrolling and acquiring an MBA from an accredited institution. Below, we have curated a list of five reasons why an MBA will improve your business.

 

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Freshman Firsts: How to Handle Your First Adult Hurdles By Eileen O'Shanassy

The first year in college is often one of the most challenging times in a young student’s life. Not only is there a new set of academic standards you have to meet, you must also learn how to take care of yourself and live on your own for the first time. But jumping those adult hurdles like filing taxes, doing your FAFSA, and dealing with mold can be more difficult than you might imagine. Luckily, just a little organization and dedication can make your first year of adult life a successful one.

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