Beat Student Loans and Make the Most of College





Career Advice for College Freshmen

Going to college is exciting as hell. But there’s more to the college experience than partying and going to class. After all, college is really a training ground for your ...
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Should You Pay More to Attend an Elite College?

Choosing a college is just as stressful as it is fun. How can you keep your head on straight with so many options out there?! As you’re going through the ...
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Is College Really Worth It?

Many people think college may not be worth it anymore. That may be true for some people, but it’d be foolish to skip college entirely because of other people’s bad ...
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How American Education Favors the Wealthy

Everyone wants their children to succeed, and money is an obvious advantage. But do we have an educational system that deepens economic inequality by favoring the wealthy? In 2013, I ...
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Coming Soon: Young Professionals Guide to Relocation

Hello HomeAt30 readers! After a few months off the job, I’m happy to be back in action with Josh for the remainder of 2019. My experiences between January and today ...
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Four Key Events that will Shape the 2019 Markets

Happy New Year to everyone in the Home At 30 community! After a few weeks of rest and relaxation with family, it’s time to get back into it as we ...
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Exploring The Many MBA Options

The Masters of Business Administration, or MBA, is a postgraduate degree for people looking to take their business skills and earning potential to the next level. Before debating whether or ...
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Resume Tips for College Students

For college students that want to maximize their chances of landing a great job, it’s important to get excellent grades, develop a strong network, and build the best resume possible ...
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Surprising Student Loan Stats That’ll Make You Think

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a little bit of a student debt crisis at the moment. As I’m writing this, there are around 44 million borrowers in the U.S ...
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Don’t Worry About Your College Major

Something that was always a topic of concern/confusion for me in high school was my choice of college major. With so many options and a quick turnaround time between high ...
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Why You Should Learn How to Sell in College

Sell me this pen. Would you be able to do it? Would you have any clue where to start? You need to know how to sell before you graduate college, ...
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August Roundup: Valuable Content from Around the Web

The past year of Home At 30 has seen huge growth and creation of so much valuable content. I’ve personally been on board since December. I’ve already seen our site ...
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My Advice for College Freshmen

I remember it like it was yesterday. My parents had spent the day moving me into my tiny, uncomfortable dorm room after a 12-hour car ride the day before. As ...
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5 Tools That Make College Life Easier

Going to college is overwhelming. So many people to see. So little money to spend. So many expectations to fulfill! To have a rewarding college experience, every college student needs ...
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How to Build a Strong Network in College

One of the most important yet overlooked aspects of landing a job after college is knowing how to build a strong network in college. These days, students waiting to graduate ...
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How to Succeed at College Career Fairs

If you want to get a great job after graduating from college, it’s best to go right to the source. Colleges and universities receive tuition from students in exchange for an ...
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Best Textbook Rental Websites for College Students

When I was a freshman in college, I made the mistake of actually buying my textbooks new during my first semester. I was young. I was naive! I was also ...
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Networking in College Made Easy: How to Connect With Alumni

If you’ve got your elevator pitch down-pat, learning how to connect with alumni will really help you land an internship or your first job. In this game, your network can ...
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Elevator Pitch Example and Tips for Students

An elevator pitch is crucial for networking and landing interviews for internships and jobs. The purpose is to quickly tell someone who you are, what you do, and what value ...
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Student Loans 101: What You Need to Know

Contrary to popular belief, student loans aren’t always a bad thing. But I don’t have to tell you how big of a mess the student loan crisis is. So instead ...
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Paying $170k for College Was The Best Mistake I Ever Made

That’s right – I paid $170k to earn my bachelor’s and a master’s degrees. I spent plenty of time feeling sorry for myself after graduating, ashamed of how irresponsible I ...
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Best Sites for College Students to Find Work

Job searching is hard. It’s especially difficult for college students or recent graduates who want to find their first job. Luckily, there are more than enough resources available to help ...
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Harsh Realities of College Life

When I left my home in New England for college, I had no idea what was in store for me. To this day, people ask me all the time: “Wake ...
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Avoid These Common Mistakes of the College Process

I’ve gone through the college process before and I’ve seen people rush into decisions they weren’t ready to make. It’s true that college can be an incredibly positive experience, but ...
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How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

This guest post was written by Christian Locklayer at You’ve made it all the way to winter break – now what? Hello Netflix, goodbye bio-psych final! Woo-hoo, you can ...
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Where Should I Go To College?

College and career readiness doesn’t begin with asking “where should I go to college?” or “which career path should I choose?” To get ahead in life, you need to be ...
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Dept. of Education Dumps CFPB, Borrower Protections

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the end of their partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As if the student loan crisis wasn’t bad enough already. Created in ...
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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

It seems like a century ago. I still look back and think of what my life was like in college. No, I don’t get nostalgic and ponder the glory days ...
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Are Student Loans a Bad Idea? Think Again

Taking on debt is becoming easy to criticize, but are student loans a bad idea for everybody? As this article is written, the Federal Reserve cites $1.45 trillion of outstanding ...
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Why the Student Loan Crisis is All Our Fault

The student loan crisis is hurting America’s economy and we can only point the finger at ourselves.  We all know how the American Dream sounds… Get into a good college, ...
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Josh attended Wake Forest University and paid a fortune for it. Since then, he's realized the obstacles that Americans face in moving up on the ladder of wealth. By founding Home at 30, he wants to help students learn the skills necessary for taking the next step on their journey to building wealth.

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Making the Most of College was last modified: January 17th, 2018 by Josh Ramos