Carrying my red suitcase, I changed places, countries, continents, and couches over the last several years. Whenever a friend called me, the first question was never, “how are you?” but “where are you?” I avoided any kind of shopping – not only because of my limited money – but out of fear that my suitcase …
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*Guest Post* How many times have you been distracted from work by a Youtube video, or pulled out your phone on the elevator to avoid talking to the person standing next to you? Yesterday, I did both multiple times alone. Instead of buckling down and starting a task or engaging with a stranger, I choose …
In business we write mission statements to show our consumers our heart and soul. A mission statements showcases that we are more focused on a movement than money. It brings employees together, it bonds us with our consumer, and it acts as a guiding light when we are tested or challenged.
When applying to college we write a “personal statement”, similar to a mission statement, but
College is a special time of great change and learning. Not only do we learn in the classroom, but we learn about ourselves and others. We learn about our capabilities and potential. We overcome immeasurable fatigue and sleep-depravation. Right now, many of us are more driven to do something great with our lives when we graduate than any other time in our lives so far. 5 Life Lessons From College So Far:
Interest is the money you pay to the bank for letting them lend you money. Interest is how banks make money. The interest rate you have depends on the kind of loan you have, how trustworthy of a borrower you are and how well the economy is doing. Why should you pay off your student debt fast? Because of your interest rate. That’s money you are just throwing away to the big banks. By putting extra money towards your payment, you will pay less money over time and think about what you could afford instead.
Kayla Buell is the Lost Gen Y Girl, maybe you’ve read her blog? Or better yet, her book The Twenty Somethings Guide to the Corporate World? Seriously it is laugh out loud funny, completely relatable, and packed with actionable advice. I wish I had this book when I was starting in the corporate world. It’s full of the unspoken language they should’ve taught us in school.
I’m on a high and ready to start adulting. Any college senior or recent graduate will tell you the number one question everyone’s asking them is, “are you going to get your master’s degree?” If they don’t ask that then it’s almost always about post graduate employment. After the multiple questions on graduate school and work life after college I was still settled on not attending grad school. So how did I get my master’s degree?
Tayo is the founding editor of BrandEdU and the CEO of UYD Media. Both companies are committed to helping millennials pursue their passions in careers they love while making a difference. His work has been seen on the Huffington Post, Among Worlds Magazine as well as Global Living Magazine. He is an authority on Third Culture Kids and assimilation into new cultures. He is the author of The Ultimate Guide To TCK Living and through his podcast and blog, he is heard and read by thousands of people in over 100 countries.