What To Do While Waiting For Your Dream Job

2060895774_3c7cfa571f
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Pin it on PinterestSubmit to redditShare on TumblrShare via email

I’m happy to report that, late this summer, I finally landed a job! It took me about 8 months, but I’m currently working as an associate editor for a local newspaper and getting the experience that I wanted.

However, I know not everyone is as fortunate. Don’t get discouraged. You still can find your dream job. Unfortunately, you can’t know when it will arrive—and with student loans and other expenses around, you can’t keep waiting.

3 Questions To Answer Before Applying To Grad School

2488275626_b7de56608c
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Pin it on PinterestSubmit to redditShare on TumblrShare via email

Going to grad school was one of my better life decisions. As an undergrad, I went from a fashion design major … to a business major … to a degree in international affairs (I wasn’t exactly the most focused student). For me, capping off a liberal arts education with an MBA was a good investment—and it definitely helped me land a great job.

However, grad school isn’t for everyone. Before you apply to any schools, consider the following three questions. With many schools’ application deadlines looming in December or January, now is the perfect time to answer them.

3 Final Pieces Of Advice For SALT Blog Readers

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Pin it on PinterestSubmit to redditShare on TumblrShare via email

A couple posts ago, I talked about the importance of having a side hustle. Mine, my website (Money After Graduation), has given me opportunities I never imagined when I started blogging—including a new one with a financial start-up.

I’m excited about this new opportunity, but it comes with more changes to my life. Sadly, this will be my last post for the SALT™ Blog.

3 Ways To Make College Food Delicious And Affordable

1429909057_231e81df86
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Pin it on PinterestSubmit to redditShare on TumblrShare via email

I have a love/hate relationship with my college’s dining hall.

As someone who hates cooking for herself, I like the ease of walking to the cafeteria and grabbing a meal. But I can’t say I’m the biggest fan of dining hall food, and believe it or not, sometimes I get sick of eating pasta every day.

Whether you have a meal plan or not, eating well on a college budget can be a challenge. Here are three ways to spice up your diet without emptying your wallet.

3 Myths About Your Credit Score Debunked

080918-N-0659H-001
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Pin it on PinterestSubmit to redditShare on TumblrShare via email

Lately, I’ve been compulsively checking my credit score. I needed a new apartment, I’m applying for loan consolidation, and I’ve been looking into getting a credit card. I wanted to know if these applications impacted my score.

Then, I was on the phone with my mother recounting my obsessive rituals—and she yelled at me: “You can’t do that!! It will RUIN your credit score. Every time you check your credit it goes down!!!”

Well that’s no fair … and it turns out, not true.

The Best Ways To Hear Your Jams Without Spending Lots Of Clams

6557246787_af8295b16d
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Pin it on PinterestSubmit to redditShare on TumblrShare via email

There’s no better place to listen to music than on a college campus. Whether that means pumping jams while you work out, firing up some party music, or settling into some studying tunes, it seems like everyone has earbuds or headphones on.

As a result, it feels like music is a necessity for any college student. Fortunately, it’s easy to buy. Perhaps too easy.