finance

Sep 24, 2010

Duke It Out: Flat Rate Tuition

One of the big buzz topics surrounding colleges in the last couple of years has been an administrative push to get everyone to graduate "on time" - as in, the four year model. Florida's university system thinks they might have found the answer - as a number of other colleges have - in "block tuition". Block tuition is basically just a flat rate system where every student pays a set price for a year or semester, regardless of how many credit hours they take.

Sep 10, 2010

Friday Faves: Major In the Man-Hunt

Your cell phone alarm is going off in your ear to the tune off She Bangs by Ricky Martin, inducing the hangover you worked so hard for last night (note to self: change to something MJ immediately). Your body pillow is the most obliging (and loyal) bed partner you’ve had in months, and the monsoon outside is actually starting to lull you back to sleep.

The Senior Files: 5 Best Books For Soon-To-Be Grads

With graduation fast approaching, I am trying to cram in all the education and life lessons that I possibly can before I have to leave this place. I go to class, take notes, listen, and really try to absorb the teachings from all my amazing professors, teachers, and friends. However, there are some life lessons that simply can’t be expressed in a quarter long class or in a classroom at all.

Mar 31, 2010

Major In The Man-Hunt: The Perfect Classes To Find Your Perfect Man

Your cell phone alarm is going off in your ear to the tune off She Bangs by Ricky Martin, inducing the hangover you worked so hard for last night. Your body pillow is the most obliging (and loyal) bed partner you’ve had in months, and the monsoon outside is actually starting to lull you back to sleep. So what’s going to keep you from repeatedly hitting the snooze button and failing out of school?

Sep 20, 2009

Money Matters: 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

It’s easy to throw down your MasterCard and forget about how much your text books cost for the semester; it’s...

Mar 11, 2009

Feb 26, 2009

Can’t Afford College? Get a Corporate Sponsor!

College is expensive. Really, really expensive. Even with scholarships and financial aid, most of us are left wondering how we...

Jan 7, 2009

Money Matters: The Truth About Small Claims

You might think Small Claims Court is only for trashy folks on Judge Judy, but when you’re a college student...

Dec 16, 2008

Tuesday’s College Blogger Shout Out

(Yes, we realize that babies are not college bloggers, but it was just so cute. What up, ladies? It’s Tuesday,...

Dec 3, 2008

Money Matters Lesson 6: CDs (And I’m Not Talking About Britney’s Circus Album)

[College kids are notorious for being poor. And why shouldn’t we be? We take out student loans to pay for...

Nov 5, 2008

Money Matters Lesson 3: Credit Card Balance Transfers

[College kids are notorious for being poor. And why shouldn’t we be? We take out student loans to pay for...

Oct 22, 2008

Money Matters Lesson 1: Free Student Checking

[College kids are notorious for being poor. And why shouldn’t we be? We take out student loans to pay for...

Aug 23, 2008

5 Ways to Save Money NOW

I’ve simply never been the best with saving money. While I do always pay my bills on time and never...