Monthly Archives: January 2011

My money-saving resolution

As I mentioned in an earlier post, this year I’m taking my New Year’s resolutions one month at a time. Well, my February resolution happens to be a money-saving one: I’ve resolved to try not to eat out for the… Continue reading

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Twenty-seven

Nothing gets me thinking like my annual birthday post. This is the fifth time I find myself reflecting about my life as January 28th rolls around—and this is the first year I’m not freaking out about something. I call that… Continue reading

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Job hunting tips

If you’re a new grad looking for a job, you’re probably getting plenty of advice. But if you can stand a little more, we’ve got a few tips to help out on your road to gainful employment. There’s more than… Continue reading

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Waiting is taxing

After the ball dropped at midnight, my mind turned to a number of New Year to-dos. Some were different resolutions and some were beginning of the year standards. Like taxes. I’m always very anxious to get my taxes done as… Continue reading

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Evaluating your first semester

Now that your first semester is under your belt, what did you learn from it? During your first semester you’re learning to navigate college life — this semester is all about realizing what worked for you and what didn’t and… Continue reading

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FAFSA time again

It’s that time of year again — time to complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or Renewal FAFSA and get your funding squared away for college next year. Whether it’s your first time, or fourth time applying… Continue reading

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Where, oh where, can those scholarships be?

It’s scholarship season — not just for seniors in high school, but for any students who will be enrolled this fall. This kind of education funding is super important. It’s something you don’t have to pay back, and it means… Continue reading

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Twelve resolutions for 2011

Last year I made a list of about 10 New Year’s resolutions. I’d say I kept about a third of them. Some were too vague, some very specific, but with the entire year to get them done, I put some… Continue reading

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