10 Ways to Stretch Your College Budget

Consumer Savings Expert, Andrea Woroch has been featured as a media expert source on NBC’s Today Show, FOX & Friends, MSNBC, ABC News NOW and many more. To view recent interviews or find more information, visit No matter how many months you painstakingly planned your college budget, there are always surprises that throw everything

Negotiating with Roommates: Start Early, Communicate Often

Submitted by Julie Homerding Living in a dorm room is like having your very own 10×10 home. And just like any home, you will have to fill your dorm room with things that you and your roommate will need on a daily basis. The question is, who is bringing what? Contact your new roommate during

Parents: Should Colleges Educate Students on Loans?

As college students, studies such as math, physics, and American history are drilled into our minds from the moment we enter school. College educates us on our designated major, and other general curriculum requirements that are dubbed beneficial to our future success. However, when it comes to “practical studies,” it seems like our college curriculums

Preparing for Your Summer Internship

So you landed that dream internship and now you have nothing to wear! Here’s some advice to get you started on crafting the perfect wardrobe for your internship. Wardrobe/Internship Apparel: You always want to dress to impress. Key colors for office attire are: black, gray and white. But, it’s not bad to put a splash

Five Ways to Save Money in College

So you’re finally on your own. No curfew, no need to bargain for the car with your little sister, no phone call home if you’re going to miss dinner. And yet, independence during your college years is bittersweet: many student still depend on their parents for financial support. While some students may receive financial aid

Eight Tips to Help College Graduates Make Professional Connections – And Get Hired

Maribeth Kuzmeski, author of “The Connectors: how the World’s Most Successful Businesspeople Build Relationships and Win Clients for Life,” offers up some tips for new grads looking to make connections that will help them professionally for years to come. We’ve published several of them here and for more information you can check out her website

College Essentials: Laundry Supplies

It’s the middle of May and you know what that means — Graduation! If your teen hasn’t graduated yet, you’ve still got time to find the perfect gift (and can check back here for some ideas), but you should start stocking up on College Essentials. College essentials is a new series we’ll be running here

Break up or Stay Together: Advice for Relationships in College

Going to college with a boyfriend. Some people would say, “High school sweethearts? That’s adorable,” while others might say, “Break up, don’t let him hold you back, you’re in college now!” The transition from high school to college can be anything but easy. New city, new friends- practically a new life. So how do you

Dating on the Job, A Do or a Don’t? You Decide

Dating on the job: It comes with so many questions, and definitely so many little answers. Can I let my co-workers know? Can I let my boss know? What if it is my boss? Can I have PDA in the office? And worst of all, what happens if we break up? Inter-work relationships can end

Five Books Incoming Freshmen Need to Bring to College

Dorm rooms, sororities, and unlimited freedom to do what you want… freshman year may sound like fun and games, but it can be a huge shocker when you don’t know what to expect. Surviving Rush, all-nighters, and roommate wars are only a few of the barriers that many incoming freshman aren’t prepared for. These five