Moving Costs, Doing Laundry, And Other Back-To-School Lessons

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After a summer vacation, burning questions is back. Now, this column typically finds inspiration from pop culture. However, things are a little barren out there right now. Just look at new movie releases for this weekend: a One Direction documentary and Getaway, an action movie starring Ethan Hawke … and Selena Gomez? (At least that one could have a good soundtrack.)

Instead, we took to the calendar itself. Monday is Labor Day, and the holiday marks the end of summer, as well as one’s ability to wear white in public. However, it also means the beginning of the school year. So, we asked our bloggers for some 20/20 hindsight back-to-school anecdotes. (Sadly, none involved triple lindys.) Check out what they came up with.…

“It’s Not Just The Low Pay—Adjunct Teaching Often Involves Low Morale”

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Should you go to grad school? What should you study? What’s the career path like for social science majors? Aaron Weber talked with an anonymous young professor to get the real scoop on paying for grad school, osteology (the study of bones), and suffering academic survivor’s guilt. Check out what this person had to say.…

Don’t Say “Bye Bye Bye” To Your Old Professional Contacts [VIDEO]

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Last weekend, there was a VMA outbreak, and it left us with a trail of money-related lessons to discover. (If this doesn’t look like someone who will definitely need an emergency fund, I don’t know what does.)

Picking one moment to focus on was easy, however. As NSYNC would say themselves (though, unfortunately, not in their brief 110-second reunion): “It’s gonna be me.” So, here we go ……