Spent the past week scraping the bottom of the barrel of political information?
Take a break with a week’s worth of stories from the SALT Blog.
- Intern Shane helped us show patriotism at the polls tomorrow without spending big, as he found some low-cost, All-American style recommendations on eBay.
- In the latest installment of her “How to Write a Scholarship Essay” series, Diane Melville offered some tips to help you put a bow on your personal statement.
- On October 31, Nomtober officially ended. Fortunately, Intern Alexandra served us one final course: cheap, DIY edible inspiration from Pinterest.
- Of course, that wasn’t the only thing that happened on October 31. We celebrated Halloween with a (spoiler alert) pants-wettingly spooky SALT comic.
- Intern Shane also found inspiration from Halloween in a video of the week about trading
- Bridget Casey shared 10 things she regretted spending money on in her 20s. Any look familiar?
- Healthcare-related majors dominate most “marketable fields of study for college students” lists. If you’re thinking about changing your major to bio or pre-med, Diane offered some tips to help.
- Intern Alexandra has paid for public transportation in just about every way possible (pay-as-you-go, weekly pass, monthly pass). She shared her tips for cutting back on what it costs to get around the city.
- For many student loan borrowers, November marks the end of the grace period—and the beginning of repayment. We’re preparing borrowers for this all month, starting with a new infographic investigating some reasons why people default on their student loans.
What was your favorite post from last week? Let us know in the comments.