From expensive meal plans to housing and classes, college requires tons of cash. Earning money while in school is important, no matter what your financial situation. That’s why we’ve not only shared tips and lifehacks for cashing in online, but we’ve also made this special guide for earning money while living on campus. Let’s get started.
When your kids leave for college, graduate school, or to pursue a job, you’re left with an empty nest! With the kids settled in elsewhere, you’ve also just freed up a whole new room in your house. But wait — before you get lost daydreaming about your future home office, gym, or man cave, read our tips for cleaning house, earning cash, and perfecting the empty nest!
We’ve already given you the ultimate packing tips for heading off to school. Now, we’re back at it again with tips to make your dorm comfortable and magical! While you’re at school, your dorm room is home. Being comfortable and relaxed in your dorm is a key to more productivity and less stress. You can get better sleep, study more effectively, and be more relaxed when your space is clean and attractive. Let’s get going!
Congratulations, college students and recent grads: You’ve made it through another year of higher ed! As you fill your phone with new friends’ numbers and plan all the fun you’re going to have this summer, you’re probably also trying to find the perfect summer job.
If you’re looking for a temporary job that lasts just during the summer, think about positions that have a time limit, like a paid internship in a new city or a seasonal farming in a far-off locale. Or you might want to look for a more permanent job that you can continue when school resumes. The possibilities can be overwhelming, but luckily, best practices for writing a great resume are pretty much the same for long and short-term positions.
So you’re almost ready to move on to bigger and better things, but you want to make the most of your final weeks of college? You’re not alone. Some students get a serious case of senioritis. For them, landing that first post-college job or apartment can’t come soon enough.
But there are also a lot of students for whom college has been an eye-opening and unforgettable experience, and they want to savor the end of what’s been an awesome, life-changing few years. Here are some ways to soak up all the wonderful things about the last few weeks of college: