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15 Best Credit Cards for Grad Students in 2018

15 Best Credit Cards for Grad Students in 2018

A challenge undertaken by only a small percentage of Americans, graduate school can be a great adventure — and a lot of hard work. And, depending on your field, a whole lot of money. In fact, many graduate programs provide little to no financial support for their graduate students. Furthermore, even if you're lucky enough to be provided with a stipend, they're rarely very lucrative (and often come with time-consuming teaching responsibilities). Given that the typical grad... read more »

12 Best “Study Abroad” Credit Cards for Students in 2018

12 Best “Study Abroad” Credit Cards for Students in 2018

Perhaps one of the most exciting opportunities open to college students is the chance to study abroad and immerse yourself in a brand new culture. Of course, as exciting as it may be, living in a foreign place — even temporarily — comes with its own challenges, not the least of which is navigating new currencies and payment methods. Luckily, a good credit card can solve both of those problems. With the right card, you can make purchases without worries of currency conversions... read more »

24 Best Credit Cards for Recent College Graduates

24 Best Credit Cards for Recent College Graduates

Graduation is exciting. The cap, the gown, the proud parents gathered 'round. Maybe a fancy dinner or graduation-present trip. Then it's over — and the Real World is at your door. You need to get a job, start paying bills, and do all that "adulting" you've heard so much about on the internet (#adulting). For instance, adults build credit. And one of the easiest ways to establish and build a credit profile is through responsible credit card use. You may even earn rewards while... read more »

Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Speaker Series Prepares NC State Students for Roles as Leaders in Business, Tech & Beyond

Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Speaker Series Prepares NC State Students for Roles as Leaders in Business, Tech & Beyond

In a Nutshell: Ken Tate couldn’t have foreseen the strong partnership on the horizon when he helped North Carolina's Department of Commerce recruit Fidelity Investments to the state. Tate, the Director of External Relations for the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, works closely with the investment firm to coordinate the ongoing Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Speaker Series, which the college hosts three times each semester. The series... read more »

How Scholarships.com Helps Business and Finance Majors Offset the Rising Cost of Tuition

How Scholarships.com Helps Business and Finance Majors Offset the Rising Cost of Tuition

In a Nutshell: Obtaining a college education seems to cost more every year and averaged $34,740 for one year at a private college in 2017-18. To offset some of those costs, Scholarships.com offers a database of more than 3.7 million searchable scholarship opportunities that can be filtered to ensure students only see scholarships they qualify for. Each scholarship listing is hand-vetted by a Scholarships.com staff member to confirm its legitimacy and funding. The company also runs... read more »

How Accepted.com Helps Aspiring Business and Finance Students Gain the Skills Needed for Admission to Top Programs

How Accepted.com Helps Aspiring Business and Finance Students Gain the Skills Needed for Admission to Top Programs

In a Nutshell: Linda Abraham’s time spent obtaining her MBA from UCLA's Graduate School of Management led her to start Accepted.com — but not in the ways you may think. Despite a top-notch business education, Abraham most enjoyed her undergrad work as a writing tutor and helping her fellow students craft résumés and cover letters. Years after graduation, she put those skills to use with Accepted, which consults with around 800 students from around the globe each year to compose... read more »

NAEYC’s Youth Mathematics Fluency Tools for Families and Educators Instill STEM Fundamentals During a Child’s Developmental Years

NAEYC’s Youth Mathematics Fluency Tools for Families and Educators Instill STEM Fundamentals During a Child’s Developmental Years

In a Nutshell: Early education is the key to building the foundation children need to succeed during and after their schooling careers. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a nonprofit that focuses on early childhood education in various disciplines. The organization’s mathematics tools aim to teach important skills and terms to children from birth to age 8. NAEYC offers annual electronic memberships to educators and families that provide digital... read more »

6 Best Travel Credit Cards for Students (2018)

6 Best Travel Credit Cards for Students (2018)

No matter who you talk to, it seems that just about everyone simply loves to travel (though few of us seem to have the time for it). In fact, according to one study, we don't just love traveling, we like it — social media "likes," that is. And not only do we love to like travel-inspired social media posts, but a desire for similar social media fanfare can drive our decisions on where we travel. From semesters abroad and summer exchanges to gap-year gallivanting and spring break... read more »

University of Texas Prepares Students for Their Financial Future Through Its Required Public Financial Management Course

University of Texas Prepares Students for Their Financial Future Through Its Required Public Financial Management Course

In a Nutshell: Many public affairs students at the University of Texas at Austin eye futures in government or nonprofit organizations. But before embarking on that journey, they must first grasp the intricacies of financial management and accounting that those jobs require. Led by distinguished professors, UT’s mandatory Public Financial Management Course covers the finer points of government revenues and expenditures, liabilities, managing assets, budgeting, and pensions, among... read more »

Deserve Looks Beyond Credit Scores to Approve Students and Young Professionals with Limited Credit Profiles

Deserve Looks Beyond Credit Scores to Approve Students and Young Professionals with Limited Credit Profiles

In a Nutshell: Access to credit can be difficult for the more than 1 million international students enrolled in American colleges each year. Despite many students entering the states with no definable credit statistics, the demand for accessible revolving limits grows every day. Deserve started with an international student-based credit card that used an algorithm instead of the typical credit pull to determine creditworthiness. Following the success of the Deserve Edu card, the... read more »