Monthly Archives: August 2012

My favorite time of the year…

To say that I love College Football would be a bit of an understatement. This coming weekend marks the start of the 2012 season and for the next 4 months I plan my life around what happens on Saturdays. So… Continue reading

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Getting a job on campus

Planning on getting a job once you hit campus? Great idea. Personally, I found that when I worked during college, I was much more organized –and my grades didn’t suffer at all. I had jobs both on and off-campus while… Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Save

One of the greatest parts about being a Hands on BankingSM program regional manager is the occasional opportunity to trade my Wells Fargo desk job for a classroom by volunteering to be teacher for a day. During Wells Fargo’s participation… Continue reading

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The rulebook for roommates

One of the most exciting things about heading off to college is the chance to be independent. Live on your own. No more rules! Here’s the thing. It won’t take you long to figure out that every “house” has… Continue reading

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Helping colleges and universities

Student LoanDown readers, I’d like to introduce you to guest blogger, Stephanie Rico. Stephanie is with our Environmental Affairs group working to help our company invest in environmental solutions for stronger communities. She’s been focused on driving positive change, including… Continue reading

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Time for college visits

I made my first college visit when I was 10. Two of my older sisters went to Iowa State at the time, and I spent the weekend in their dorm. I ate from the vending machine, slept in a loft… Continue reading

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Letters to remember

The summer after high school graduation, I could not wait to go to college! I knew my family and friends were upset, but I didn’t share those feelings—I just wanted to get the heck out of my hometown. My English… Continue reading

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Preparing to let go

The college countdown is on, and the start of fall semester is only a few weeks away. Parents, if you’re having a hard time thinking about your kid leaving the nest, there are a few things you can do to… Continue reading

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