Emily Driscoll Archive
Published January 07, 2013
Getting into college is a major accomplishment but students shouldn’t assume that they will automatically rise to the top just because they have an acceptance letter. Here are six expert tips to help students achieve success with their time spent in school.
Published January 04, 2013
Not all higher learning is being done in a traditional classroom anymore, but not every student is equipped to attend college online. Here’s what experts say students need to know and how to take full advantage of online classrooms
Published January 02, 2013
Outstanding student loan debt has reportedly surpassed the previously estimated $1 trillion mark, so how did we get here? Here’s what experts say is contributing to this astronomical number and weigh in on future projections about debt growth.
Published December 31, 2012
About half of low-income high school students don't make it to college—here are four ways to make it easier for these students to fund their college dreams.
Published December 28, 2012
Federal aid is administered on a first come, first serve basis and the FAFSA form is available on Jan. 1 for the upcoming school year. Here are four ways to get prepared and have everything together to get the best financial aid package possible.
Published December 26, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, college students should set financial goals to help them start the New Year with a bang. We talked to personal finance experts about the five financial New Year’s resolutions students should make to ring in 2013.
Published December 21, 2012
Although fraudulent use of credit and debit cards happens year round, the holiday season provides more situations for thieves to access and abuse your personal information. Here are four ways to prevent credit and debit card fraud and steps to take if it happens to you.
Published December 19, 2012
After witnessing the effects of the economic recession, a recent study shows that Gen Y is the most concerned generation about meeting financial goals when compared to the national average. Here’s what the experts say is contributing to the trend and how recent grads can make smart decisions now about their financial future.
Published December 17, 2012
With the rising cost of college and a tough job market, many students may be wondering what a degree is actually worth. Here are four factors experts say students should understand when measuring the return on their college investment.
Published December 14, 2012
Whether grads are gainfully employed and want to move up in their company or if they’re trying to find a job, here are four tips to network effectively during the holiday season to land a position in the New Year.