Monthly Archives: August 2009

What to bring to college

Yeah, yeah, your bags, boxes and laundry baskets are packed. You’ve got all the goods for college : a couch, TV, dorm fridge, new towels, laptop. What else could you possibly need? There are a few more things to bring to… Continue reading

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Auto-matic perks

Summer is dwindling, my friends, but I managed to sneak a summer vacation in under the wire. Ohio and Indiana, where I visited friends and family, were my destinations earlier this month.. The little vacation was full of fun new… Continue reading

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Where’s your entrepreneurial spirit?

Well, my summer internship at Wells Fargo has come to an end, and I’m headed back to college. With graduation just a year away, I am putting on my entrepreneur cap and creating a plan B just in case my… Continue reading

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Greek life

School’s starting too soon! In just a matter of days, I will be going to class and living at my sorority house  again. Unlike most of my friends who are apartment hunting, I luckily have things figured out: As one… Continue reading

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Tips for success in college

The start of college is just around the corner, and for you freshmen, it will be a time of new beginnings — you’ll have a lot of new freedoms and new responsibilities. It can be exhilarating, but a lot to… Continue reading

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Calling all college freshmen!

A few weeks ago, Caroline asked, “Will you work during college?” I wanted to share some of my thoughts on this topic with you soon-to-be college freshmen.  Since you’re new to the college scene and may be looking for a… Continue reading

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Grad students, stay insured

If you’re starting grad school  this fall, you probably have a million things on your mind, but I’m guessing health insurance isn’t one of them — that is, unless you’re studying public policy and have been following the health care… Continue reading

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The cosigner conundrum

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about student loan cosigners — more specifically, how to get a private student loan without one. Unfortunately, this is one question where we don’t have the answer most borrowers want to hear…. Continue reading

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