So, you and your honey have been dating for some time now and might move in together. While this is an exciting chapter in any relationship, it is still a very important decision. One should weigh the pros and cons before making this decision. Here are a few things to consider before moving in with your sweetheart: Pros Cut Costs Moving in together lowers the overall costs of living alone. … [Read more...] about Is It Too Soon to Move In Together?
You've heard it all before, but I really don't think most women understand how important your resume and interview are when finding a job. Your main goal is to wow the employer and show him or her a person who goes above and beyond with their work. Here are a few tips to remember: Your Resume Should Be Powerful (and Easy to Read) Use action words instead of just listing things you did at a … [Read more...] about How to Sell Yourself in your Resume and Interview
The GRE is a standardized test that must be taken before entering graduate school. It is used by many universities use to determine if applicants are ready for grad school by testing their critical thinking skills as well as their math, English, and writing capabilities. While the idea of a test determining whether you will attend your dream school is nerve racking, this does not mean you are … [Read more...] about Taking–and Acing–the GRE
If you have a loved one in the military who is approaching deployment, sending him or her off to put it all on the line in a foreign country can be extremely difficult to face by yourself. It is especially hard your first time. My boyfriend's year-long deployment was definitely a lot harder than I imagined. So, to help some other people in the same situation, I have compiled a few tips on how to … [Read more...] about Advice from the Homefront: How to Deal With Deployment
Moving to a new city can be tough. You have to adapt to a new home, job or school, not to mention a whole new environment. On top of all this, you'll want to make new friends. While it's sometimes challenging, there are many ways to meet new people in a new city. meetup.com Meetup.com is specifically designed for making new friends. The best part about it is that you can find groups with similar … [Read more...] about How to Meet People in a New City
Not everyone is capable of international travel. The Amazon does not have wheelchair access, the Eiffel Tower is not for those with a fear of heights and plane tickets are expensive. The ability to see the world is a great privilege, but many people do not respect it. I've seen first-hand that too many of us behave badly: We drink too much, do not listen enough and refuse to go beyond our … [Read more...] about Traveler’s Etiquette
Congratulations! You have graduated from college, landed your first job, and are excited about finally becoming independent. While these are great achievements, transitioning from college life to that of a working professional is a huge step fraught with hidden dangers that can leave you dead in the water before you realize it. Not to worry! You will find that the etiquette and social norms … [Read more...] about From the Dorm Room to the Board Room: Transitioning from College to the Workplace
Graduating from college is an exciting time. The late nights spent studying and the years of taking classes you truly despised were all for this one moment. But you are not the only one who is joyous in your success. Your family has been there for you the entire way; providing a home for the holidays, helping fund your education, and giving you tips to get the most out of your classes. They've … [Read more...] about Thanks, But No Thanks: Handling Post-Grad Pressure from Family