Kalie McMonagle

Why You’re Actually Winning the Student Debt Game

Swallowed. Overwhelmed. Buried. These are the words we usually use to describe our relationship with debt. Worries over student debt are no laughing matter, but there is a bright side. A Pew Research Center report finds that young people actually have less overall debt than their parents’ generation. This study considered a young adult to be …

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Why Waiting to Go to College May Be the Best Choice You Ever Made

Dropping out of college and not finishing a degree the first time around might be a source of shame for some people. But recent research indicates that those people probably just weren’t ready for college when they enrolled. Each year, a selection of U.S. high school students take the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP). …

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7 Time- and Money-Saving Apps Every College Student Needs

Getting your degree is expensive, not to mention time-intensive. If you’re an online and/or nontraditional student, stockpiling ramen noodles and pulling all-nighters probably isn’t your style. Instead, we’ve found better ways to help you budget your time and money. Check out these simple apps that you can download today. The best part: they’re all FREE. 1. You Need a Budget Free …

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Becoming a Forensic Artist After 40—Proof it’s Never Too Late to Go to College

Have you considered going back to school but think you’re too old for it? Perhaps you don’t know what you’d major in, or worry that you’ve forgotten how to be a student. Forensic artist, Sharon Long, once had similar reservations. But she wound up discovering and pursuing her calling at the age of 40. StoryCorps interviewed Sharon about …

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