How To: Prepare for HurricanesOct 6, 2020
We can’t prepare for unpredictable events like fires and earthquakes, but we are commonly told every June to get ready for hurricanes…..and to remain prepared until the season ends November 1st.
Top 10 Steps to Mastering the Job InterviewFeb 26, 2020
Job interviewing is not always fun and can be nerve-racking for many. The feeling of whether you are good enough for the position you applied for, the coldness of just a simple conversation, or the fear of saying something completely wrong. We have all been there, but there are ways to combat those nerves and actually master the art of job interviewing.
Saving Money on TextbooksAug 14, 2019
In 38 years, textbook prices skyrocketed three times the rate of inflation. For years, students were a captive audience for booksellers. The College Board estimates that the average student will spend more than $1,200 on textbooks this years.
Is Your Data Safe? A Cybersecurity Expert’s PerspectiveMay 22, 2019
For decades, security meant locking the doors and windows of your home, maybe turning on an alarm system, keeping your banking information and credit cards away from strangers, and placing your personal papers and passport in a safe. Today, you have hundreds of doors and windows into your life, and your banking, credit card, passport…
The Joys and Woes of Summer SchoolMay 9, 2019
Many summer classes are hybrid in-person/online or feature small class sizes. For those taking courses outside their core competencies, that can be extremely helpful. At the Lowcountry Graduate Center, classes generally contain no more than 20 students and many are much smaller.
Credit Counseling for Student Loan DebtMar 28, 2019
A panel studying the crisis of student loan debt led by Ivanka Trump announced recently that it would recommend borrowing limits to help prevent students from drowning in debt upon graduation. Student loan debt has tripled since 2003 to about $1.5 trillion nationally. An average college graduate leaves school with $42,000 in debt, with payments…