Financial aid etiquette 101
Financial aid offices and financial advisors are often challenged with the task of bringing bad news to students who are literally banking on good news. Institutional guidelines and federal regulations control the majority of their professional decisions and their advice to students-- no matter how much they like you. However, despite the limitations these offices have, you may want to consider the value of a good relationship with your school’s financial aid office. Read >
Info about loans to help you make smart choices
Post-graduation dreams don't usually include moving back in with your parents. Unfortunately, this is a reality for thousands of undergraduates with student debt. Here’s some crucial information about the different kinds of student loans that can help you make smart choices and (hopefully) keep you out of mom & dad's basement. Read >
Why you should get in good with your academic advisor
So, you’re headed off to college? It’s time to figure out what to do there -–including what college courses you should take. The great thing is that there’s someone who knows all of this – your academic advisor. And, if you let them, they’ll make your life a lot easier and save you from wasting time. Read >
Choosing the right grad school and master’s degree program
Looking for more school after graduation, eh? Additional smarts await you – along with some important decisions... Read >
The inside scoop on the art of time management
Good time management is one of the biggest contributors to your sanity – and success – in college. It takes more than just saying you’ll stop goofing off and spend more time studying. It’s an art and we’ve got the inside scoop for you. Read >
How will you earn your 150 hours?
The math isn’t that hard for a budding accountant: you need 150 credit hours to qualify for the CPA, but you only need 120 credit hours for an undergraduate degree. That leaves a 30 hour gap that you need to fill. Here's how you can do just that. Read >
Six tips on how to wow and engage your audience with more than just data.
Accounting students can overcome challenges with these concrete steps.
It’s not always easy being a college accounting student. Earning a degree is well worth it – as it will open the door to a satisfying career. But, as with many majors, there are challenges ranging from academic pressure to heavy course workloads. Despite these issues, accounting students can tackle adversity head-on if they take certain steps to mitigate it. Read >
How your learning style can help you conquer the CPA Exam
You’ve got a lot to cram into that brain of yours before you take that frightful CPA Exam, but before the cram fest begins, you need to figure out how you learn and study best – you know, so you can retain and comprehend the information, the first time. Read >
Financial Literacy 101
When your savings account is more like a paddle boat than a cruise ship, being smart with your money might be the last thing on your mind. But now is the perfect time to get good with the green--and the plastic--so you don’t sink your financial future. Read >
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