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Communication

Email Etiquette

Whether your emailing your professor or an employer about a job, you want to make a good impression. Here are 9 tips for good email...

Social Media Etiquette

Graduation might seem far off, but it's time to start thinking about applying for jobs. According to CareerBuilder, 70% of employers check out social media...

Your Money

Don’t Get Buried by Student Loan Debt

When we talk to students, we usually ask if they are taking out loans. Entirely too often students say "I don't have loans. FAFSA...

How to Save $$$ on Textbooks

Textbooks can be really expensive. How can you save some money? Here are a couple of ideas: Check eBay or Amazon. - Rachael Some...

Does College Have to be Expensive?

The high cost of college is in the news all the time. You may have heard scary statistics about how much student loan debt...

Life after College

Tips for Writing a Resume

I have looked at a bunch of resumes over the years hiring for different jobs. Here is some of my best advice for you. Capitalize...

Loan Repayment Plans

There are several possible repayment plans to pay off your loans.  What do they all mean? Standard Repayment Plan: Payments are a fixed amount of...

Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

Whether it's because you graduated or you stopped going to school, if you've been out of school for six months, you have to start...
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Health and Wellness

What to do When You Get Sick

Sometimes, despite your best efforts,  getting sick is unavoidable. When you’re feeling under the weather,...

Mental Illness: It’s Not All in Your Head

Did you know that up to 80 percent of children in foster care have significant...

How do you Deal with Stress?

Why is it important to manage my stress level? Living with high levels of stress, puts...
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How to Handle the Holidays

Holidays can be very stressful when you're on your own. How do you handle stress...

Toxic Stress and Foster Youth

What is toxic stress? You can read more about toxic stress here, but to sum it...

Housing

Tips for Living with a Roommate

Whether you're staying in a dorm with an assigned roommate, living in an apartment with a group of friends, or living with a a...

Parenting

No One Read to Me. Why I Read to My Baby

Juggling school and parenting is not easy. Throw a job in there too and you probably feel stretched really thin! It's so important that...

Transportation

Can’t afford a car, how about a bike?

If you're looking for a quick, low cost way to get around, a bike is ideal! You don't need an expensive bike to get...

Can You Afford a Car?

Ask yourself these questions - and answer them honestly! - when you first buy a car: Can I cover the total cost of the...

Holidays