Your April 15 tax return due date is only weeks away. Whether you’ll do an online income tax return filing or go with old-fashioned paper filing, you’ll need some tax tips to help you out. Income tax brackets for college students tend to be low because you work part time, often for minimum wage.
Whatever you’re earning, you’re going to want your tax refund status to show the highest amount possible. Let’s take a look at how you can make tax filing easy and profitable. Read more
College enrollment has increased dramatically after the financial crisis of 2008 as newly unemployed professionals as well as young adult college students hope to attain the best college degrees so they can be more employable and find a lucrative career. According to the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, between 2001 and 2011, enrollment increased 32 percent to a total of 21 million students.
The percentage increase of students older than 25 is larger than that of younger students. Here is some discussion on attracting and enrolling the non-traditional student, competition for jobs among degree holders and the economic pros and cons of the increase in college enrollment. Read more
Are you interested in homemade beauty products because you haven’t gotten the results you want from store-bought options? Maybe you just like to make your own things?
Or perhaps you are seeking great skin but haven’t had any luck with what is in your medicine cabinet. There are some DIY skin care items that you can make that will give you results. Read more
Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is coming. If you are interested in sharing the love with your friends or special someone, while getting your craft on, there are a ton of DIY homemade valentines ideas out there for you to choose from.
From gifts that are easy to make to homemade valentines décor that will save you money, there is a DIY idea that will be sure to help you share the spirit of this day of love. Read more
President Obama recently proposed offering free tuition for two-year community college. The free tuition would be available for low-income students who maintain a good college GPA.
The goal of the proposal is to increase graduation rates of college students with some exposure to higher education, allow more students to transfer to four-year colleges and to prepare students for the modern job market. Some who criticize California community colleges say a nationwide program for free community college will not fare much better. Read more
If you live anywhere that is currently dealing with mountains of snow and temperatures in the single digits, it’s hard to imagine that spring break is just around the corner – but it is!
You might be thinking you don’t have the funds to do anything fun, but we have some ideas to help you pull off the spring break of your dreams. Read more
In recognition of service, leadership and academic excellence, the Pat Tillman Foundation is proud to announce 58 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses as their 2014 Tillman Military Scholars.
The recent class will receive over $1.4 million in scholarships to pursue their higher education dreams. They will also continue to service in their fields, including medicine, law, business, government, education, technology and the arts. Read more
You love your car. You need your car. But do you ever think about how to take care of your care? DIY knowledge of car maintenance is something everyone, including college students, should have some knowledge of.
What basic car maintenance do you need to know to keep your wheels up and running? Read on to find out. Read more
Each year, thousands of high school and college students across the United States engage in opportunities to improve the environments they reside in with the Student Conservation Association (SCA). Whether it’s working in national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks or urban green spaces, they make improvements while simultaneously learning about conservation and sustainability of the earth.
The numbers for the year of 2014 are officially out, and we’d like to share with you just how much work SCA put in throughout the year. Read more