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Communication

Formatting a Cover Letter

You've already found a job to apply for and you've started working on three paragraphs of your cover letter. Now let's start typing the...

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

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What to do when you find an old check

Find an old ETV check crumpled up in the bottom of your backpack and you can't remember if you deposited the check? Here's what you...

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...

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...

Life after College

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...

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...
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Health and Wellness

Mental Illness: It’s Not All in Your Head

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

Sleep is a beautiful thing.

Sleep recharges the brain and allows the body to relax and heal, which is accomplished...

Why Am I Sick All the Time?!

Feel like you're sick all the time? It's not your imagination. Exposure to high levels...
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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 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...

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...

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