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Back to School 2011

Whether you're prepping for your first day of college or preparing to graduate this year, use our comprehensive back-to-school guide to make the grade when it comes to your career, your health, your finances and more.
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The Best Grown Up Lunch Boxes You’ll Want to Bring to Work

Most people know the benefits of bringing your lunch to work. Here are the best…

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My Son’s Gifts Sent Me Back to School

How many parents go back to school to equip themselves to support their child’s education?…

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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

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Consumer Tip: Watch Out for Hidden College Costs

College is an expensive venture. Don’t kill your budget by not taking into account some…

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Infographic: Navigating the World of Financial Aid

Figuring out the ins and outs of financial aid can be overwhelming. Here are some…

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Report Shows Amazon Offers Best Deal on College Textbooks

Consumer Reports has determined that the first place students should shop for their textbooks. Find…

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Negotiating a Financial Aid Package

Expect to pay $22,826 for tuition at an in-state public college and $44,750 at a…

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Back-to-School: Tips for Moving Into Your First College Apartment

You can avoid this headache by learning your rights and responsibilities.

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Infographic: Back-to-School Saving Tips

Check out ways you can cut costs for the back-to-school season.

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LinkedIn Targets Students With New University Pages

Starting September 13, LinkedIn will let college administrators set up profiles, which will allow students…

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How to Tackle Financial Aid as a Parent in 2012

Maximize your financial aid with these tips

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Capturing that Back-To-School Excitement for Grown-Ups

 
Why should kids and college students be the only ones enjoying that rush of back-to-school…

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9 Tips on Jumpstarting Your Side Hustle

Working a fulltime job while running her own business, Bunch of Balloons, Shanta Speller explains…

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5 Must-Have Podcasts for College Students

Staying a wake in class can be a chore in itself for many student but…

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Managing Motherhood While in School

Typically teen pregnancy leads to a future filled with public assistance and hardships but Shani…

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Decoding the Business of College Sports: Academics Over Athletics

Student athletes are often seen as those who receive favoritism in the classroom, but professional…

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From College Graduation to Career Success: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Here’s a step-by-step guide for college graduates to finding career sucesss, from job search to…

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6 Ways to Save Big on Back-to-School Shopping

Whether you’re shopping for a kindergarten tyke or a college kid, here are a few…

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How to Handle Separation Anxiety: A Guide for Parents and Students

Whether it’s parents worried about becoming empty-nesters or students becoming depressed or homesick when they…

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Your Cheat Sheet: A Quick Guide to Student Loans for College

Taking out a student loan may be the only way to make college affordable. But…

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3 Ways College Students Can Optimize Their Study Time

The average college student has less and less study time to prepare for exams and…

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5 Must-Have Podcasts for College Students

Staying a wake in class can be a chore in itself for many student but…

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6 Tips for Decreasing Student Loan Debt Post Grad

Student loans are usually the beginning of a cycle of debt that holds us back…

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6 Tech Tools To Make College Life More Manageable

As the back to school rush continues, college bound students will need to be up…

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7 Ways to Save on College Textbooks and Supplies

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox gives smart tips that could save you as much as 80% on textbooks…

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25 Savvy Startups Students Can Launch for $200 or Less

College students can tap into their inner CEO with these smart startup ideas

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4 Tips You Should Know Before Heading Back to (Graduate) School

BlackEnterprise.com has got you covered with these four easy-to-follow tips on returning to school.

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10 Black Celebrities Who Attended Ivy League Schools

The elite eight of higher education are referred to as Ivy League schools. While most…

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6 Mobile Apps Every Busy College Student Needs

College students are always on tight budgets and deadlines, these simple mobile apps can alleviate…

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9 Twitter Accounts That Can Enhance Your College Experience

Back to school season is upon us and BE On Campus correspondent Damaris Skelton highlights…

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10 Lowest-Paying College Degrees for African Americans

Following your passion is great, but no one wants to struggle to pay the bills.…

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10 Highest-Paying College Degrees

Find out what majors can get you paid in a major way

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