Posts for College Life

10 Best National Universities For 2018: Are They Worth It?

The top 10 national universities are now available for 2018 as part of the broader U.S. News and World Report annual study, and we thought it would be a great time to look at what makes some of these schools the best as well as what you can expect if you find yourself fortunate enough […]
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Paysa Reveals Where Top Tech Employees Went To School

Do you envision yourself as the next Mark Zuckerberg or working for a company like Google or Apple? If so, you may want to take note of a recent report from Entrepreneur magazine. While we tend to place many tech entrepreneurs on a pedestal as outliers that shunned the need for formal education in exchange […]
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The Worst Colleges And Universities: How To Spot Them

It is hard to set an objective standard for the worst colleges and universities in America because so much about the metrics are subjective, and a lot of it boils down to what the individual student is looking for in an institution of higher learning. Just an example or two of what we’re talking about […]
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Unpaid Internships: Should You Or Shouldn’t You?

The dreaded unpaid internship. Why would anyone want to expend the effort and the time to do anything unpaid? Didn’t slavery and indentured servitude go the way of the dinosaurs? All fair questions, and to be as open as we can about it, the answer to whether you should entertain unpaid internships or not can […]
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8 FYIs Every Undecided Should Know Re: Billionaires

If you’re an undecided major, the idea of one day being a billionaire may seem as foreign to you as the ability to speak Klingon. After all, they’re jet-setting across the world while you are worried about graduating without borrowing your life away. But before you dismiss the commonalities (and the differences) that you have […]
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Millennials Less Patriotic, Demand ‘Livable Wage’

Millennials Study Hits

Millennials certainly have a different worldview than the Generation Xers and Baby Boomers, who came before them. Whether that’s good or bad will largely depend on if you consider yourself a millennial or not, but research company Qualtrics and venture firm Accel recently set out to provide the needed nuance for understanding why younger and […]
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12 Tips for Nontraditional Students to Make the Most of Their Education

Nontraditional students are a major part of the postsecondary educational world. To understand just how big of an impact they have on enrollment, one must first possess a clear understanding of what nontraditional students are. The National Center for Education Statistics applies the “nontraditional students” label to anyone meeting one of seven criteria — delayed […]
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55 Student Jobs To Help Pay For College

Student jobs may seem like they are few and far between. After all, most people tell you they need experience before they are willing to hire, but how do you get the experience if no one is willing to hire? You can see how this might create a vicious cycle of frustration. Fortunately, we live […]
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18 Scholarship Opportunities You May Have Missed

Scholarship opportunities are essential to helping one defray the rising costs of college. Let’s face it. They’re not going down any time soon, and financial aid will only take you so far. The good news: there are many more scholarship opportunities out there than you probably realize. For the next few moments, we’re going to […]
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25 Money Saving Tips for College Students

Every college student needs money saving tips when they get out on their own. After all, for many, this is the first time in their lives that they are faced with making major monetary decisions. Unfortunately, there is too much inconsistency in the public school system with regards to financial literacy. While we cannot teach […]
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