Latest in: “Guidance”

  • Looking for a job

    10 Websites To Make Your Job Search (Almost) Painless

    Finding a job is hard — there, I said it. And I’m sure many of you agree. The goals you’ve set for your job search are based on the two most important factors: passion and money. Do you sacrifice what you truly want to do so that you can make...
  • student loan 3 repayment

    Income-Driven Student Loan Repayment (Part 3)

    After all that preparation in Part 1 and Part 2, it is finally time to discuss the repayment plans themselves. If you need to refer back to the terms I discussed in Part 2, go ahead and open it in a separate tab. That way you can bounce back...
  • Wearing Winter

    Fashion Foreword: Wearing Winter

    While we would all rather be doing better things, obviously indoors, the polar vortex and reality are about to hit us. Hard. Here’s how to stay stylish during the colder seasons. While the fad will probably fade, pompom hats won’t be leaving any time soon. Not only will you...
  • The Clifnote Chronicles: Benjamin Franklin

    This week America inaugurates its 45th President.  I’m not going to get into whether you’re excited or mortified about the next four years, because frankly I think everybody on both sides of the aisles needs to redirect some of the manic levels of intensity they carry around for the...
  • student loan 2

    Income-Driven Student Loan Repayment (Part 2)

    In part one, I introduced income-driven repayment plans and their most basic qualification requirements. For any student loan repayment plan to make any sense, though, there are some other terms you need to understand first. Poverty Guideline Amount: Regardless of how much money you make, this matter if you...
  • student loan 1

    Income-Driven Student Loan Repayment (Part 1)

    The cost of higher education is one of the primary reasons I’m usually angry. Personally, I’m relatively lucky. Scholarships covered most of my undergrad and I saved a shocking amount of money by staying in-state for law school. So I have a mortgage of student loan debt, but it’s probably for...
  • WHY SHE THINKS YOU’RE DATING

    As a twenty-something single girl living in New York City I have my fair share of dating horror stories. Unfortunately, the scene is not all Carrie Bradshaw cracked it up to be. NYC is the land of endless options, which makes it hard to tie anyone down or keep...
  • How to be the smartest dumbass in a room.

    In a world with answers at our fingertips, some of us just don’t bother asking the questions. There’s a time and a place for assumptions and it’s not at work. When interacting with the world, there are certain measures to be taken. Avoid intellectual conversations This is a no-brainer. If it...
  • Finding the right career

    The Biggest Question You Should Be Asking Yourself About Your Career Path

    A thought occurred to me last night as I was mulling over my final semester of college (and my tireless search for a post-grad job). Would we be as motivated if we didn’t only live once? What would happen to our ambition if we could have a do-over in...
  • 10 Tips for Being Less of an Asshat on Flights

    At 26, I’ve spent a good amount of my life in, around, and occasionally flying airplanes. With a flight instructor/mechanic/pilot for a father, and a career choice that led to more time on the road than at home, I am more than qualified to tell you that most of...
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