How to Feed Yourself in a Crappy College Dorm Kitchen

If I had one wish for college students, it would be that places of higher learning would allow them to keep an Instant Pot in their dorm rooms. But apparently young adults cannot be trusted with heat generating appliances, and dorm dwellers are often stuck sharing refrigerators and doing most of their cooking in a…

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What Makes the Best Leftovers?

When I was in school, I didn’t think of restaurant food in terms of single meals. I always tried to order dishes I could stretch into future meals because, like most college students, I was a little poor. The ability of any given dish to be a future meal has a lot of factors.

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Automatically Create Website Citations For a Bibliography With This Chrome Extension

When I was in college, my least favorite part of writing research papers was figuring out how to write the bibliography. Citing sources is tedious and can get confusing if you have to work in a handful of different styles. This week I came across a Chrome extension that I wish I had in college that handles the heavy…

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Automatically Create Website Citations For a Bibliography With This Chrome Extension

When I was in college, my least favorite part of writing research papers was figuring out how to write the bibliography. Citing sources is tedious and can get confusing if you have to work in a handful of different styles. This week I came across a Chrome extension that I wish I had in college that handles the heavy…

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These Are Master’s Degrees That Pay for Themselves the Fastest

More than ever, students have to consider the return on investment of their degrees, and that means factoring in the average salary of that degree. Financial services company Earnest crunched some data to rank the graduate degrees that pay off fastest.

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You Can Actually Save Money By Going to College Abroad

We all want that “finding myself through travel” experience in college, but going to school abroad seems like an impossible, expensive dream. Surprisingly, it’s actually cheaper in some cases, thanks to rising tuition costs in the States. But don’t hop on a plane just yet. There are a number of variables to consider.

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It’s Harder Than Ever to Apply for Student Aid, Here’s What to Expect

 

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Ask an Expert: All About Paying off Your Student Loans

I feel a tinge of dread just thinking about my student loans. Even though I have my payments automatically set to pay on time, the balance doesn’t seem to ever decrease and it feels like something I’ll still be paying for after I retire. So what are my options?

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Think Backwards When Proofreading Your Writing for Spelling Errors

Our brains are actually pretty great at filling in gaps, but that’s a bad thing when you’re scanning for spelling errors. If you want to focus more on each word, you need to put things in reverse.

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What You Should Know If You Need to Delay Your Student Loan Payments

If you’re struggling with a medical emergency, unemployment or other financial crisis, making your student loan payments can be impossible. Rather than fall behind, you can opt to put your payments on hold through student loan deferment or forbearance.

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