Have you heard? Libraries are cool again! When was the last time you set foot in your library? Or checked out their website? Or their app? If you think the library is an out-of-date concept […]
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Establishing credit: two baby steps and a warning
Let’s say you feel ready to handle the responsibility of credit and all that entails. How do you get started? Before we even get into that, let’s take a moment to revisit the main take-away […]
Credit: what is it and why should you care?
Educating yourself on the basics of what credit is and how it affects you is key to making wise economic decisions.
You don’t know what you don’t know (Or: Why taking “that class” is a good idea)
It seems inevitable. At some point in your college career you will find yourself taking a course that seems disconnected to your major. You may begin to question the decision-makers who determined that this should […]
Decoding Financial Aid
As you begin the process of applying to college, you will notice that college and university financial offices tend to have a vocabulary all their own. Don’t panic! It is completely normal and to be […]
What's the difference between grants and scholarships?
Are grants and scholarships two different ways to say the same thing? Or are they actually different? This is a question that may be rolling around in your mind as you look ahead to […]
Keyboard shortcuts every college student should know
We humans are funny. No matter how easy something is, we are always looking for a shortcut. This could stem from a genuine desire to be as effective as possible… but then again, it could […]
5 Things To Learn Before Moving Out
Many times, going to college means “moving out.” Moving out is exciting! It means you’ve reached a new level of independence and maturity. If that is where you find yourself today, congratulations! You’ll find that […]