Rising college seniors and recent grads are all probably asking themselves: “Should I go to graduate school?” After spending time, energy and money on obtaining an undergraduate degree, you would think that graduate school wouldn’t be such an attractive option. However, a master’s is the fastest-growing degree in the US, according to Vox. Approximately 16 million people in the US hold an M.A. – … [Read more...] about Not Going to Graduate School Was the Best Thing for My Career
College is expensive. Really expensive. And what’s worse, the debt can stay with you forever once you leave. When it comes to college debt, not even bankruptcy can eliminate it. Students are being destroyed by a combination of high tuition fees and poor job prospects after their courses finish. It’s a perfect economic storm that is making college debt into the biggest issue on the student … [Read more...] about Students, Here’s How To Avoid Being Gobbled Up By Debt
My university was well-known for its drinking culture. While 60% of college students drink nationally, I’m confident that we were well above that. There were anti-alcohol posters everywhere along campus. I had several friends confess to an alcohol problem. However, for several of them, that wasn’t their only vice. Prescription pills usually changed hands frequently without so much as a single … [Read more...] about College Skills: How to Have a Drug Intervention
It’s a question that keeps coming in recent years: Is real world experience more valuable than formal education? Should you invest your time and money on a college degree that may or may not help you land a better job? Or should just jump straight in, and get as much experience as you can? Millennials have it way harder than previous generations of young people, and that’s pretty much a … [Read more...] about Epic Battle Between Experience & Studies in 2016
If you’ve started college and can’t seem to find where you belong, there is no need to panic. You are not alone, and many other students will be feeling the same way as you do. Making new friends can be unnerving and doesn’t come naturally to us all. While some people find it easy to strike up conversations and build relationships, many of us don’t even know where to begin. Having friends during … [Read more...] about Struggling To Fit In At College? Don’t Panic!
**This article contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated for any purchase made by clicking on them. Thank you for supporting Miss Millennia Magazine!** It’s about that time again. Summer is over, and it's time to go back to reality. However, no matter what grade your entering, it’s always exciting to go back to school shopping. Knowing that you are going into the school year with a … [Read more...] about 15 Important Items Millennials Should Have for the New School Year
College brings on a fluctuation of emotions. You’re excited for this big adventure and for most it is the first time away from your parents. You’re nervous about the new environment and meeting new people. And you’re stressed about what will be asked of you and trying to get it all done without going mad. However, there are so many ways to keep your cool when preparing for school (ha that rhymed … [Read more...] about Easy Ways to Conquer College Stress
This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s that time of year again. The summer is ending and the beginning of the school year fast approaches. That means it’s time for my favorite part of every new school year: new school supplies. In college, however, that means more than just new notebooks and no. 2 pencils. You need … [Read more...] about Everything You Need for Your Back to School Shevival Kit
The final year of college can really take it out of you. Research, deadlines, exams and the dreaded dissertation. Most people don’t have a spare minute to think about what will happen once they submit those final essays. With work finished, it’s not surprising that the majority of students find themselves feeling lost and confused as to what to do with themselves once the work is all over and done … [Read more...] about Moving Home After Graduation
One of the biggest reasons I started paying extra on my student loans was because I realized how much money was going to interest. When I started paying off my student loans, my minimum payment was $350. About half of those initial payments were going to interest. That means $175 a month – or 10% of my take-home pay at that time – was being flushed down the toilet. Interest is the money you … [Read more...] about How Much Interest Are You Paying on Your Student Loans?
We've all been there. The stress in choosing from an array of photos the one that will be your profile picture. Asking a friend to edit it so that a pimple doesn't show, but making sure that they don't choose to harsh a filter. Figuring out which time of day is the best time to post in order to get the most likes, while factoring in friends in different time zones. The agony of posting the photo … [Read more...] about How Your Profile Picture Can Express Who You Are