How Parents Help and Hurt the Internship Search

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In today’s competitive marketplace, internships are no longer optional for graduates who want to successfully transition from student to working professional. A pivotal role, parents can help and hurt in the internship search process. Even the most well meaning parents …

Paid Minority Internship Recruitment Programs You’re Missing Out On

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Paid minority internship recruitment programs are out there ready to help you reach your internship and career goals. When searching for internships, many students limit themselves to looking through a few postings online or visiting company websites. For minority college …

When You’re Too Broke to Intern: Paid vs Unpaid Internships

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As a college student you probably need more money. Tuition, room & board, books, Uber, Amazon… everything starts to add up. The idea of doing an unpaid internship does not make anyone excited. You know you should do an internship …

How to Salvage Your Summer Internship

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You’ve reached the halfway point of your summer internship and it has pretty much sucked. If you are thinking about quitting, I have a few tips to help salvage your summer before it is too late. Even if you do have the internship …

Get In Formation: Beyonce Launches Scholarship for Young Women

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On the one year anniversary of the release of the visual album, Lemonade, Beyonce’ has announced the creation of the Formation Scholars award. According to her website, the Formation Scholarship program is designed “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to …

Free Tuition Has Me in a New York State of Mind

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Recently New York state passed a law that will allow residents to attend a public college tuition free. Starting in the fall of 2018, the Excelsior Scholarship will give families that make $100,000 or less free tuition at a State University of …

The $1.3 Trillion Student Loan Debt Continues to Grow

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Student loan debt has become the second largest consumer loan debt trailing behind only mortgage debt. The $1.3 trillion student loan debt crisis has surpassed auto loans and credit card debt in this country. On average, the Class of 2016 …

Why I Like When College Students Knock on My Door to Sell Me Stuff

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I like when college students come to my door and try to sell me stuff. Strange, I know. Why exactly would anyone want to answer the door for a salesperson? Well, I like to hear their sales pitch. My husband …