I wasn’t schooled in the fundamentals of wealth creation upon my entrance into college and probably many of you. I must say that most of my financial education hinged on observing what took place in my household. We were very frugal (Shopped in bulk, cut coupons, and carried a grocery list) and had to make […]
Surviving College: Tips, Tricks and Advice For Students
Often lost between all the excitement and pride that comes with sending a student off to college is a more important issue – college survival! It’s no secret that while many students go off to HBCU campuses in the fall, many others will not see their academic journey through to graduation. What makes the difference when it comes to surviving college?
Check out stories on surviving college – from how to have a successful freshman year to how to make it as a first generation college student. We examine why students drop out of college and even offer tips on keeping your finances intact through college. Surviving college isn’t impossible. Read and share articles to make the journey a smooth one.
In my last article, I mentioned how obtaining a “Millionaire Mindset” would help to shift your perspective as a college student. Although those principles were simplistic and easy to understand you still must grasp the importance of finding a mentor who can walk you through the steps in more detail. It can take years to develop […]
The figures are horrifying: The average household credit card debt in the US is around $15,000, the average mortgage debt is about $147, 900, and overall consumers owe over $11 trillion in debt. Every day, millions of people use credit cards as a financial crutch. Unable to pay for their purchases, they carry their balance […]
Are you older than the average college student and thinking of going back to school? After military service, many students find themselves older than their classmates and facing challenges that younger students don’t have to deal with. Your military scholarship should relieve some of the financial stress of going back to school, but you’ll need […]
For almost every college student, the winter holidays are a much needed break from classes, books, exams and those demanding professors who never seem to let up with the assignments. If you are like most students, you will probably spend the break hanging out with your family and friends, eating good food and sleeping in […]
Looking through the fast facts of various colleges and universities all over the country, there are very few that claim to have a graduation rate of 100%. Here are some theories on what could be leading to drop-outs. 4 Reasons Why Some College Students Drop Out: 1. Lack of Funding Finances, or lack thereof, is […]
So you’ve just arrived onto the campus of your college of university. Over the next couple weeks, you’ve got your first college paper due, and this is a big deal. You’ve written papers for good grades in high school before, is there anything that much different about college? The answer is definitely yes. Writing a […]
It happens within the first few minutes of sitting down in a new class. You realize you will have to give a presentation to pass. It is a must for many college classes and to get a good grade and pass you will have to do it. Better get used to it because it doesn’t […]