Tag: College

Finding Your People On Campus

Arriving on campus and having to make new friends can seem like a daunting task, but it is easier to do than you might think. You are surrounded by like-minded individuals who have been organized into various groups already. You just have to decide which organization, club, counsel, or activity suits your interests and lifestyle the best. Remember that you will have…

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The Importance of Networking in College

You’re familiar with social networks, right? You gain followers on Instagram and add friends on Snapchat. Networking, in the professional sense, is similar in that you’re establishing connections with people typically in your field. These connections could be working professionals, experts, thought leaders, or even professors. The purpose of networking is to form relationships with those who’ll help get you…

How to Land Your First Job After College

Securing that first job after college can be a daunting prospect for many college seniors and recent graduates. However, you can take charge of the process by following a few simple strategies to get your career off to a positive start. Here are tips for landing your first job after college. Check With Your Career Center Begin by tapping the…

10 Companies That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

Looking for jobs with tuition reimbursement? One of the best ways to pay for college is it find jobs with tuition reimbursement. This has never been more important than now, with college costs on the rise. The National Center for Education Statistics cites: for the 2014–15 academic year, average prices for undergraduate tuition, fees, room, and board to be $16,188…

The 15 Things You Need to Bring to an Interview

Now that you’ve crafted a great resume and used your connections, you’ve finally landed your dream interview. But how should you prepare? Sometimes it’s tough to know what to bring to your interview besides yourself. HC has got you cover with 15 things that you need to bring to an interview. 1. Directions. Email the person you’re interviewing with and ask where to park,…

When Should You Start Saving for College?

Congratulations! You’re starting a family. In addition to managing midnight feedings and figuring out how to get baby slobber off your work clothes, you’ve got some serious financial considerations to work through. That little bundle of joy in the bassinet is going to be headed off to college before you know it, so it’s never too soon to start thinking…

Tips for Coming Home from College

Finals are over! You can smell the home cooking over the dirty laundry in your luggage awaiting a quarter-less washing machine at home. Your bed—not the dorm bed you have endured the past three or four months—awaits your body’s collapse for a Rip Van Winkle-like sleep. And then there is home cooking—not the meal plan back at college and not three-day-old…

5 Tips for Paying off Student Loans Fast

While some may argue that you can’t put a price on a good education, many millennials aren’t feeling quite the same. In fact, many of today’s graduates face the grueling task of paying off student loans within a reasonable timeframe. If you’ve been left holding the bag (as well as a diploma), don’t worry. Here's an expert who will show you…

Best Value Colleges 2017: 300 Schools Worth The Investment

College Decision Day is fast approaching. High school seniors, transfer students, and their families will soon make one of the most important personal and financial decisions of their lives: What schools are worth the investment? With prices topping $80,000 for a public 4-year college degree and $180,000 for their private counterparts, selecting an undergraduate school is one of the biggest financial…

5 Unbeatable Ways To Save Money In College.

College doesn’t come cheap. As collegiettes, we’re so focused on making the most of our four years on campus – balancing our classes and good grades with social lives, extracurriculars and even study abroad experiences. Every little bit of cash counts, so we’re sharing our favorite money-saving hacks to help you make the most of college. 1. Choose the right…

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