What to Do if You Are Placed in Community College Remedial Classes

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As promised, I’m following up on my previous blog post with some suggestions for those of you currently enrolled in remedial courses at your community college. I hope some of these suggestions will help many of you.

In the end, I want to reiterate that you shouldn’t drop out just because of your initial course placement! Here are some options for you if you find yourself in this situation.…

How to Save Money While Acing Your Finals

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There is no time more important in the life of a college student than finals week. It’s a few short days that can make or break your semester or, in some cases, just break you.

Generally students will load up on coffee, energy drinks, and snacks so they can survive all-nighters, 20+ page papers, and the cabin fever that comes from hours and hours in libraries.…

“CPA” Does Not Stand For “Continuing To Produce Assets”

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Since the day I declared my major as accountancy, I knew these days were coming.

I am now that person who constantly wears big study glasses, carries around review guides, and even dreams about the difference between realized and recognized gains and losses. I have begun studying for the CPA exam.

Some of you might be thinking: “Studying, no big deal!” But for me, these next 6 months will provide a whole new set of challenges, besides just passing the four parts of the exam. While you will be enjoying summer weather and summer jobs or internships, I’ll be locked in the library. Studying is my full-time summer job—and unfortunately, I will not be paid for it.…