After receiving a job opportunity, it can be intimidating to try and negotiate your salary. Many people are afraid to even try, assuming that a company’s first offer is their only offer. However, this is not true! If you believe that your work may be worth more depending on past experience or education, it may be worth presenting a counteroffer with some rebuttal points. In addition, even at a job that you are already committed to, there is no harm in bringing up a raise during any performance reviews that you may have. Here are a few tips to get you started!
There were no more clear demarcations indicating when work, checking emails and working on assignments ended and when sleep, time-off and relaxing began. It should be less about being the most successful kid on the block or the most famous alumnus and a little bit more about happiness, contentment and internal parameters.
Bank or Credit Union? Banks are not the only financial institutions that help your money grow; enter the credit union. If you haven't heard of a credit union it may offer different services and experiences that you may need. Both banks and credit unions are federally insured. Banks are insured by the FDIC and federally … Continue reading Credit Union or Bank?
Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence article series focused on connecting high-achieving high-school seniors with large, fall deadline scholarships. This week, the series will be focusing on the Carl’s Junior Scholarship. Make sure to keep reading until the end to hear from Giao Nguyen, a 2020 recipient, and to learn some of her personal tips for future applicants!
Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence article series intended to introduce high achieving rising high-school seniors to large, fall-deadline scholarships. This week, Funding Your Future will highlight the Horatio Alger Association scholarship and the many benefits that it could provide future recipients. Make sure to continue reading until the end to see student perspective and advice from Nicholas Rutherford and Josue Herrera Rivera, two recent recipients of the scholarship.
Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence series designed to bring large, fall-deadline scholarships to the attention of capable and outstanding rising high-school seniors. This week, the series will focus on the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship program. Make sure to stay reading until the end to learn more about the scholarship program from a student perspective!
Credit cards are a great way to learn and manage your finances as a college student and young adult. Knowing its significance and mastering the terms will allow you to prosper financially and hopefully avoid any fees and low credit score in the future!
Through the series Funding Your Future, I hope to be able to educate rising high-school seniors on the plethora of financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to students of all kinds. This week, the series will focus on the Dell Scholars program. Along with a general outline of the scholarship, there will also be student interviews from Shantelle Bailey and Taylor Larson near the end to showcase a student perspective and highlight the values of the Dell Scholars program.
In college, attaining the required textbooks for courses can be stressful. These tips may be helpful for college students at any level, especially first years.
Work-study is a federally-funded program that encourages students to pursue a part-time job while completing their studies at a university. These funds are awarded through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program, and the amount awarded varies based on when you complete the application, your financial need, and the funding level of the school you are attending.