Monthly Archives: March 2010

Getting to know you

People who know me would not be surprised that I chose a song from The King and I to title this post — I’m a bit of a musical buff. And it’s high time that we knew more about you,… Continue reading

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Turn out the lights

Becoming more eco-friendly has been important in the Raus house over the past few years. Taking little steps like greening my food routine, transportation, and banking have been a priority for me. This Saturday, I’m joining in an effort to… Continue reading

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Testing…1, 2, 3

Seniors, you’ve got some big tests coming up — even though the ACTs and SATs are behind you, and finals aren’t until the end of the year. As the end of the school year approaches, you should be thinking about… Continue reading

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How do you pay for day-to-day expenses?

Spending has been top of mind for me lately. One thing in particular that I’m noodling is the payment options I have for my purchases and why I choose a particular payment method. It got me curious about how other… Continue reading

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Retail therapy therapy

Lately, I’ve been a bit more on edge. My stress level is palpable. I’m going a million miles an hour, and for some reason I just can’t seem to calm down. And then there was a light bulb moment. While… Continue reading

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A senior’s take on senioritis

Caitlin Grey is a senior at Alameda High School  in Alameda, California. For almost four years, she’s been reporting and writing commentaries for Youth Radio-Youth Media International , a Peabody Award-winning youth-driven production company in downtown Oakland. She is very passionate… Continue reading

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Are you ready for the interview?

With graduation coming up in just a couple of short months, job interviews can’t be far behind for college seniors. Or maybe you’re interviewing already? I know for me, the last semester of college was consumed with lots of worry… Continue reading

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What the CARD Act means for young consumers

Hello, Student LoanDown readers! I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me on the blog. I’ve been pretty busy this past year working on a project related to new regulations for the credit card industry. You might’ve… Continue reading

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