Americans owe a staggering $1.3 trillion in student loans, but a new San Francisco-based training program is tackling the issue of college grad debt with a unique business model: no tuition upfront. In this week's Sunday Spotlight, NBC's Jo Ling Kent meets the founder of MissionU and hears from students enrolled in the program.
Spotify understands that growing up ain't so easy - even if you're still a young 20-something who can still be considered a recent college grad. So to ease the pain and remind you of your younger days, the streaming company has justShow More Summary
Kailyn Lowry has a lot on her plate these days. A recent college grad, Kailyn welcomed her third child last month, and she's currently looking into grad school options. Oh, and of course, there's that whole "starring in a wildly popular...Show More Summary
A court decided University of Virginia grads who claim they were defamed in a fabricated Rolling Stone feature on a gang rape can sue.
Just because you’re a recent college grad or a career changer doesn’t mean you can’t ask for a pay bump. If there’s one thing that’s arguably more nerve-wracking than a job interview, it’s negotiating your salary. And if you’re a recent graduate or someone who wants to change careers, the stakes can feel even higher. Show More Summary
Several years ago, a fellow college grad mentioned how she was over $100,000 in debt from school. It surprised me because I didn’t recall tuition being that expensive at our in-state college at the time. “Well, I used the money for my living expenses, too,” she explained. Then I remembered the studio apartment she rented […]
Bushwick imagines its titular Brooklyn neighborhood as the setting for a civil war. It’s eerily timely: Southern forces take aim at college grads and grandmas as our protagonists Lucy (Brittany Snow) and ex-Marine Stupe (Dave Bautista) crisscross the neighborhood to escape the snipers and assassins that now swarm Bushwick’s streets. ... More »
I have $100,000 in student loan debt. This is a statement I've been practicing to myself since I sat down shortly after finishing my graduate program, and calculated the total cost of my education. Three years, all at public, in-state...
There is no need to restrict your interests to “practical hobbies.” There’s no doubt recent college grads receive plenty of career advice after they toss their caps in the air and head out to the “real world.” But while people mean well with the guidance they dish to people just starting out, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best advice out there. Read Full Story
Julie Park graduated this year from Rowan University, but she almost didn't make it to graduation. Last January, she sprained her ankle. A week later, she flew from her South Jersey home to Thailand for vacation. Although her ankle hurt during the trip, she didn't think it merited going to a hospital while out of the country. Show More Summary
As a recent college grad who spends way too much of my paycheck at Zara, I can attest to how easily the massive fast-fashion powerhouse gets you hooked. With totally trendy pieces fit for every fashionista’s budget, Zara’s the one-stop shop and Holy Grail for savvy shoppers of both genders. You can stock up on […]
Mike Rowe Sets College Grad Straight After He Accuses Him of Not Being in Favor of 'Higher-Education' Mike, I have followed you since the first days of Dirty Jobs and Deadliest Catch, and I am amazed about your attitude toward...
If you're a recent college grad, congratulations. As you settle into your first job, you'll probably have more money flowing through your life than ever before. Take a minute to think of your financial potential. Let's say your starting salary is $45,000. If you're 21 years old, earn a 3 percent...
A recent college grad was shot to death by a teen gunman who tried to escape on a Citi Bike, police said Friday.
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans. When Christian students view college as a part of their calling, they won’t let the cost get in the way. For some, that means doubling down on savings, hustling for scholarships, or working their way through undergrad or seminary: whatever it takes to cover rising tuition bills. Show More Summary
A Pew survey found that the majority of millennials have visited a public library this year, making them the most prolific library-using generation. An ALA spokesperson attributed this to the libraries' commitment to providing free, fast broadband and the ability to borrow devices such as tablets -- but the survey found that very few patrons use the libraries' apps. (more…)
Categories: Procurement, Supply Chain, Talent Management Tags: General News, L1 Whether you're a recent college grad or starting your first job in the supply chain, consider the following pieces of advice from five young professionals whom ISM and Thomasnet.com named as “30 Under 30” Rising Supply Chain Stars. Show More Summary
The U.S. government is rewarding companies for hiring foreign college graduates instead of Americans as part of a program called... The post Companies Get Tax Breaks for Hiring Foreign College Grads With ‘OPT’ Program appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
For many, going away to college provides the chance to live a life without parental restrictions like curfews and allowances. But after those four years are up, an even bigger change lies ahead for new college grads. Unless you move back in with your parents, a life of buying your own groceries and paying rent and utility bills awaits you. Show More Summary
I officially joined the professional world as a young college grad in 2004. Twelve years later, I “upped my game” by joining the ranks of working moms. I have been a working mom for one full year. This has been the toughest, roughest, most challenging year of my life mentally, physically and emotionally. It has […]