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Category Archives: After College
Looking for a job is rarely an easy process, and finding your first job can be particularly tough. Don’t be discouraged, though – you just need to be motivated and open to possibilities and angles that may not be exactly … Continue reading
During the last semester of college, I expected to easily find a “real” job post-graduation. All of my friends graduating ahead of me were getting great job offers, I went to a good school, and had good grades. I was … Continue reading
You might find entering repayment after graduation to be a bit of a challenge. You’re starting a new phase of your life, launching your career, and adjusting to a whole new set of responsibilities and freedoms. Trying to figure out … Continue reading
Editor’s note: We at the Student LoanDownSM are launching a new series of posts aimed at those just starting out in their careers. Look to these posts for tips on handling your money, and managing a lot of the “firsts” … Continue reading
If you have several student loans, you may be thinking about finding a way to consolidate them into one or two more manageable monthly payments. In the past, we have talked about considerations around consolidation. Here are a few more … Continue reading
Fall graduation is almost here which means soon it will be time for students to attend exit counseling sessions. When you borrow money from certain student loan programs, like the Direct Subsidized or Unsubsidized loan, the federal government requires schools … Continue reading
How many of you have been told at some point to “pursue your passion” so you can “do what you love” because “work is not work if you enjoy it”? How many of you then immediately dismissed that advice because … Continue reading