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“I Kind of Ruined My Life By Going To College”

A comprehensive article from Consumer Reports with facts, explanations and cautionary tales about borrowing for college 42 million people owe $1.3 trillion in student debt. Too many students and their parents seem not to have a clear understanding of how interests rates will impact repayment schedules or take into consideration the amount of money borrowed vs expected salary during the early years of a college graduate’s career. Continue reading

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Is A Job In the Plans This Summer for Your Son or Daughter?

High school students are in the final weeks of their spring semester and college students have already left their dorms.  Summer jobs, both paid and volunteer, youth with learning  experiences that school doesn’t. Working can boost your son or daughter’s confidence … Continue reading

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HOW ARE COLLEGE GRADUATES GETTING JOBS TODAY?

Searching for a full time, professional job for today’s college graduates is complicated.  It’s multifaceted and requires a wide skill set and many steps to what is at times an overwhelming process.  But by learning these key elements to pursuing … Continue reading

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Advice From Goldman Sachs About Making The Most of Your College Internship Experience

Gauron, who studied humanities in college and began her career at Goldman as an intern, also told us what an intern can do to impress her and the biggest mistake they can make.

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College Education Tax Credits Everyone Should Know About

College tax credits are an important part of student college financial aid plan that parents, education counselors, students and young adults should be aware of. Below is specific information about American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit and how you can benefit from them: Continue reading

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College Internships: Today’s Prerequisite to Employment

It’s College Internship season! Whether working in research for a college professor, in business, or for a non-profit, having internship or co-op experience has become a prerequisite to landing a full time job after college. Continue reading

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Job Search and Career Counseling Expenses Can BeTax Deductible

If you are searching for a new job within the same profession, even if you’ve been out of work for a period of time, you can deduct a number of expenses on your 2012 Tax Return. You get a deduction … Continue reading

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What a Difference the Right College Makes

While college bound students are polishing off their essays and resumes for college applications, it’s a good time for parents to look below the surface at the schools your child is applying to.  Choosing the “best fit” college for your … Continue reading

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