Pay Off Student Loans The Smart Way

Pay Off Student Loans The Smart Way

Paying off student loans can be a financial nightmare. The system is loaded with confusing payment plan options, bad information and pitfalls to avoid — and one wrong move can cost you thousands of dollars. But if you know how to navigate, with federal student loans, you can find a payment plan that you can actually afford. Plus, if you qualify for loan forgiveness, you might get tens of thousands of dollars of debt wiped out. Here’s what to remember: Download a list of all your federal loans from this page…

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Mine your mind for the data to drive your career

Mine your mind for the data to drive your career

Everyone should be a data scientist. I don’t mean the profession—although there are lots of opportunities if that’s what you want to do. What I am referring to is a mindset and a set of actions for career planning, development, and advancement. To find your career bliss and to advance in your profession, you need to constantly collect and analyze data—about yourself, what brings you joy, and the professional ecosystems where you thrive. Becoming a data scientist is your indispensable insurance against a career mismatch. This is not an easy…

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To find the right career fit, I needed to do more than move from job to job

To find the right career fit, I needed to do more than move from job to job

As 170 people sat down to dinner, I breathed a sigh of relief: The conference was going well. Running it was part of my job as a university program manager, working on a project to boost biotech collaborations between academia and industry. When I started in the role a few years earlier, I thought that maybe, after years of career exploration, I had finally found the right job for me. But at the conference, I found myself wondering whether that was really what I wanted from my career. I’m a…

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Saving For Retirement In Your 20s: The Effect Of Student Loans

Saving For Retirement In Your 20s: The Effect Of Student Loans

While education is important, racking up student loans can put a big dent in your future savings.GETTY If you read the previous article about how and why to start saving for retirement in your twenties, you know how powerful of an effect time can have on your ability to compound your savings. If you haven’t read it, what are you waiting for? Time is of the essence. Saving money at a young age can be difficult for multiple reasons—minimum-wage jobs or entry-level salaries just cover your expenses, social pressures have you…

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Cheat India actor Emraan Hashmi: The system of our basic education is pretty useless

Cheat India actor Emraan Hashmi: The system of our basic education is pretty useless

Emraan Hashmi says that the formal education system of India is not good enough for the growth of young minds. Actor Emraan Hashmi, who is playing the lead role in the forthcoming film Cheat India, says that the formal education system of India is not good enough for the growth of young minds and believes that such education cannot be a prerequisite for success. Asked what’s his opinion on the relevance of formal education, Emraan told IANS here: “I know some of the stupidest people on earth who had great…

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The Secrets of French Girl Beauty, From One of Fashion’s Favorite French Girls

The Secrets of French Girl Beauty, From One of Fashion’s Favorite French Girls

The Secrets of French Girl Beauty, From One of Fashion’s Favorite French Girls As 2018 comes to a close, it’s clear that there’s one trend that’s not going away as we head into the new year: the allure of the French girl. From their effortlessly messy hair to the je ne sais quoi fashion sensibility, there is just something undeniable about a chic Parisienne. Luckily, one of fashion’s favorite Frenchies, Jeanne Damas, is making it that much easier to cop the look for yourself, with the launch of her first…

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How India can be the world’s most powerful country even after robots take away our jobs

How India can be the world’s most powerful country even after robots take away our jobs

India is on the ride to become the more powerful country with the most demanded work-force in the world. How will be survive robots taking away our jobs? It is a crystal-clear fact — different populations will face different outcomes and consequences with the coming of automation and robots, and India is on the ride to become the more powerful country with the most demanded work-force in the world. India, a land of a billion plus people will achieve feats no one ever imagined. While it’s still largely a developing…

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2U Partners with the Yale School of Management to Offer Short Online Courses

2U Partners with the Yale School of Management to Offer Short Online Courses

On Monday, the online program manager 2U announced that it will be partnering with the Yale School of Management to create short online courses intended for mid-career professionals. Courses are currently in development. They are expected to launch in the spring of next year. Online courses are increasingly proving useful for institutions of higher education. Beginning well before the 2012 massive open online course (MOOC) explosion, universities have increasingly offered shorter online alternatives to degree pathways. In their landmark 2014 study on MOOCs, researchers Fiona Hollands and Devayani Tirthali found…

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Wright State is fighting for students. The next battleground: Online courses.

Wright State is fighting for students. The next battleground: Online courses.

The ConVal Regional School District canceled all classes Wednesday after receiving word of a “potential threat,” according to Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders. School is scheduled to resume Thursday, Saunders said. Saunders said the district was notified by police of the threat Wednesday morning at 6. “The local police departments are in the process of assessing the situation, and we are in constant contact with them,” district officials said in a statement Wednesday morning. “Due to this threat, we are cancelling school today and will be sharing further information as it…

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5 college basketball big men to watch work in the paint this season

5 college basketball big men to watch work in the paint this season

Not all dominant big men are created equally. There are supreme athletes, throwback types who do their damage in the low post, and those who can do a little bit of everything. Here are five guys we can’t wait to watch this season. Ethan Happ, Wisconsin Happ is an artist on the low block. His game probably would have been better suited for the 1990s, but he’s so good and skilled that it works just fine in 2018. Well, more than fine. He averaged 17.9 points and eight rebounds last…

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