Landing your first job post-college is a big deal. You spent years studying your ass off, potentially accruing a crippling debt in the process, and now you have the chance to start paying it all back, and become a productive member of society. Post-college finances are a big deal.
Finances are something a lot of people struggle with, not just young adults out on their own for the first time. Between student loans, credit card debt, unpaid medical bills, and emergencies, it’s no wonder people lose track of their finances.
Hopefully with these tips you will help prevent you having more serious financial issues in the future.
7 Life Lessons From College Basketball
With college basketball in full swing, and my other hobby being a reporter on a specific conference in college ball, I figured I’d take a look at some of the hard earned lessons these college athletes go through and what you can take away from their triumphs and downfalls.
With this being my first Thanksgiving with LBTY, I figured I’d post a list of things I’m thankful for.
I’m Thankful For:
The Ultimate Resume Survival Guide: Resume Overview
Finding a job is tough. Writing a resume is hard work. I know. I’ve been both unemployed and working in the recruiting field dealing with resumes every day. I’ve compiled the best tips and advice I can think of to create a master survival guide for writing a resume.
How to Drink Responsibly: From an Alcoholic
Yeah, it’s something that’s talked about all over the place. You can google college and drinking and get thousands of articles about the dangers of binge drinking and how it’s detrimental to your health. I could tell you all about that, but it’s not going to matter.
Because it’s like smoking, or doing drugs, if someone wants to try it, they’re going to try it. And if someone really likes doing whatever it is they’re doing, then a silly little blog post won’t make a difference. I’m going to give you some pointers on what to do as a freshman on a college campus if you want to go out and party.
(Please note that I don’t condone underage drinking)
Mid-Term and Finals Exam Survival Guide
Once again it’s exam time. You’re stuck inside, studying, while you rather be outside playing in snow, watching TV, catching up on your gaming… Pretty much anything other than study. I know first hand how obnoxious finals can be when they don’t include your basic memorization. Writing papers sucks when all of your classes require them.
Before you can settle in with your notes, armed with cans of energy drinks and index cards, you have to figure out the best way for you to study. To figure out the best way for you to study, you need to figure out how you learn.
11 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep (Even in a Rowdy Dorm)
Sleep is something all college students need but most tend to lack. Between staying up pulling all-nighters cramming for a test or exam to hanging out with friends and partying, it’s hard to get a solid five hours, never mind the recommended eight. A good night’s sleep is almost illusive.
Being a timid introvert at the time, having gone through a dorm floor from hell, where no one shut up, noise ran rampant, and music stayed blasting, I’ve compiled a couple of ways to combat the complications you might encounter when hitting the hay.
Starting off in a college dorm for the first time can be frustrating when it comes to figuring out what to pack. Even if you’re not a freshman, there are always a few things that you forget and have to buy either last minute or at the campus bookstore, which means it’s super overpriced.
Top 5 Things to Keep in Your Backpack
Keeping a few key items in your backpack will make being stuck in any kind of situation a bit easier. I narrowed down a list of the top 5 things to keep in your backpack during your daily college commute.
Your freshman year of college is a huge step outside of your comfort zone. Even for people who are relatively independent, living on campus by yourself, with no one to tell you what to do is a big change. Having some fears or anxieties about starting this new journey is perfectly okay. I’ve compiled five of the more common fears incoming freshman have and how to overcome them.