recent college graduates

Should I go to grad school? Eight things to consider before applying to graduate school

Should I go to grad school? Eight things to consider before applying to graduate school

While there are millions reason to convince yourself that you should or should not go to graduate school, the most important thing is making sure you’re doing it for you. There are many factors that play into graduate school, and the main one is that this is something extra, a next step from your undergraduate career. Just like your high school teachers told you no one would hold your hand in college, graduate school is next-level independence and adulting.

Why it's OK to move back home after college graduation

Why it's OK to move back home after college graduation

The stigma behind moving back home after college has nearly been removed, with so many millennials currently still living with their parents. In recent years, more recent graduates have lived with their parents than in any other living arrangement. In 2014, only 14% of 18-34 year olds were living alone or with a roommate, and 32% were living at home with their parents - outweighing those who living with domestic partners and spouses.

6 ways for college graduates to repay student loan debt faster

6 ways for college graduates to repay student loan debt faster

With the rising cost of college tuition, more Americans are burdened with student debt than ever before. Collectively, the country owes over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among approximately 44 million individuals. Which is about $620 billion more than the total U.S. credit card debt. The class of 2017 has an average debt about 6% more than the class of 2016 graduates who has around $37,172 in loans to repay.

4 realistic ways for recent college graduates to land their first job

4 realistic ways for recent college graduates to land their first job

With so much pressure to have a job in place before May, many students often take the first job offered to them. The problem with that is now you’ve put yourself in a position to have steady income but an unfulfilling position that can sidetrack you from your real career goals.