Emily Driscoll Archive
Published May 22, 2013
College students on summer break are getting ready for a three month repose from their studies, but experts say they can’t forget about all their worries. Here are four things students should do this summer to keep their academics and finances in check.
Published May 20, 2013
A recent study shows the differences between the expectations and realities of the young working class, particularly how 2011 and 2012 grads that have been in the workforce have some different views than the Class of 2013. Here’s what experts say is contributing towards the trend and how current grads can make expectations a reality.
Published May 15, 2013
Facing a tough job market after graduating and struggling with student loan debt, three out of ten young adults will return to their childhood home. Here’s how experts say parents and their recent grads can readjust and create reasonable expectations for living together under the same roof.
Published May 13, 2013
Internships are invaluable when building resume experience but many students and grads aren’t sure how to extend their time into a more long term position. Here’s what career experts say interns and temps can do to build their network and increase their chances of transitioning into a full time job.
Published May 08, 2013
For seniors on the brink of entering the real world, it’s important to get organized with a post-collegiate financial plan. Here are three money moves personal finance experts say every college senior should be taking right now to get ready.
Published May 06, 2013
College students about to enter the labor market are going to find themselves sitting in front of hiring managers soon—here are the four biggest mistakes recent college grads make during the interview process and how to avoid them.
Published May 03, 2013
Even the most seasoned employees have a hard time negotiating salary, so what should soon-to-be and recent college grads know about the process? Here’s what experts say grads can do to increase their chances of getting what they want in terms of salary and benefits from their employer.
Published May 01, 2013
Studies show that many young professionals are struggling to make ends meet in their current position, yet the cost of tuition and fees needed to attend college and update their skills is keeping them from enrolling. Here’s how to make the decision more affordable.
Published April 29, 2013
Whether college students need a car to get around a large campus or grads are looking for the right car for their post-college lifestyle, here are the pros and cons of buying and leasing that experts say to weigh out before making a decision.
Published April 26, 2013
Now that tax season has come and gone, students will be receiving their tax refund checks in the mail. Instead of blowing the entire amount on something frivolous, here are four ways personal finance experts say students can put the money to good use.