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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Tenzin YangzomFirst-year student in nursing program at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Massachusetts“This...
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Get going! What to expect when traveling abroad

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the best opportunities while in college is the option to study abroad. Programs are available all over the world, and range from a few weeks to...
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Swipe or no swipe?: 5 practical tips for using credit cards

Rate this article and enter to winWhen the cashier asked Jayasai J., a first-year medical student at The University of Toledo in Ohio, if she wanted to apply for a credit card and receive...
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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 91 percent of students thought keeping a budget would...
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10 tips for having a blast on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re the only one with a tight budget, think again! In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of respondents said their approximate weekly budget for...
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How to pay for school when you can’t

Rate this article and enter to winPaying for college sure can induce a sense-of-humor failure. But at Student Health 101 we had to find an upside, so here it is: The cost of higher...
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The 10-dollar challenge: How to eat healthfully on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re like many students, you need to stretch your dollars when it comes to food. Here’s a challenge: Make 10 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...
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Your everyday money mistakes: 5 ways to spend smarter

Rate this article and enter to winExcept for those times when a credit or debit card is a necessity, seriously consider leaving it behind. In studies, using cash is consistently associated with lower spending,...
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20 ways to manage your money when you don’t have much

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re especially horrible at managing money—you’re not. And if you think students are especially horrible at managing money—they’re not. In fact, our entire species is...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments and projects shortly before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick....