Lady Lennia Chelsea: Keep the Economy in Mind While Picking Colleges In a previous blog I touched base on whether graduate school is a smart idea taken the downfall of our economy. I established that it really is based on the person more so than the whole action. If you decided that you can swing graduate school at this time in your life then I am here to talk about some things to think about … [Read more...] about Keep the Economy in Mind While Picking Colleges
Archives for August 2011
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on Networking When I was sitting here thinking about what the differences are between applying for graduate school vs undergraduate school two things stuck out in my mind. You need three professional references where when applying for undergraduate. This aspect of the application is very big! This is where all four years of networking comes together and you can find … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on Networking
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: How long does a Master's Degree take? Well, technically it is made to be a two year program for those who would go full time and load up their schedules. Some people get out in two years as planned, and others either get out earlier or later. How long it takes for one to get out of graduate school depends on the person and path they choose to take. I struggled with … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: How Long Does a Master's Degree Take?
Lady Lennia Chelsea: Can you hold a job while acquiring a education? In short, yes! But you have to be careful and understand what you can personally handle. When I first started my undergraduate, my father told me to not worry about employment and to just get the next few years under my belt. I took advantage of my unemployment by "uping" my course load a bit. I knew I wouldn't be … [Read more...] about Can You Hold a Job While Acquiring an Education?
There are many great new movies coming up this school year! I have chosen a few that may pique your interest. For all you Twihards, the new Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn, will be in theaters soon. Another Johnny Depp movie called The Rum Diary will also be in theaters. The new school year is creeping up fast, so let's get you looking forward to going back with some great movies to kick off the … [Read more...] about Sneak Peek At The Movies Coming Up This Fall
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on the GRE What is the GRE? The GRE stands for Graduate Record Exam and it is broken up into the General test and Subject test. The general test is the most taken test and the subject test is used for certain programs for certain schools. The general test consist of three tests - verbal, quantitative and analytical writing. The verbal test is basically how the SAT was … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea on the GRE
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: The Pros and Cons of going to graduate school at the same college as your undergraduate: PROs The positive aspects of attending graduate school at the same college you received your undergraduate is knowing all your professors. You will know what each teacher expects when it comes to homework and exams. It may be stricter and harder, but you can get a very clear … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: Pros and Cons of Going to the Same Grad School
Investing is important for generation Y women. If you start investing in your twenties, you will be well on your way towards wealth when you are older. This is also important for our generation because Medicare and Social Security benefits may not be available when our generation is ready to retire. Here are some different options to help you invest in your future for both the long and short term. … [Read more...] about Investing 101: Paying Yourself First
Being a parent brings the need to make tough decisions. From pregnancy to the time your kids are adults, you have to sacrifice. Sacrificing is not just about money, but also your personal life. For me, it was my education. During finals of my freshman year of college, I found out I was expecting. My boyfriend and I sat and talked about what was to come. We talked about keeping the baby, which was … [Read more...] about College and Kids: My Story of a Tricky Combo
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: Grad School When I first was thinking about what life was going to be like after I graduated, I always knew I was eventually going to go for my Masters, but I was not clear on when. In my major you require an internship before you can sit for your register dietitian exam, and since internships are based on blind matching it is highly competitive. I started to apply … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: Grad School
These days, everyone is scrimping and saving. Back-to-school expenses are not an exception and can be very costly. From clothes, to supplies, and even bedding, the costs adds up. Let’s look at some ways to cut down cost and make going back to school inexpensive. REUSE Using services such as the Salvation Army and Goodwill not only donates money for a good cause, but you can also find some pretty … [Read more...] about Going Back to School Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive