Landing A Job: 6 Tips for Improving Your Resume

You’re growing up and entering the real world — the real world of prospective employers asking you for a resume when you apply for a job. Don’t let this frighten you. You probably know what a resume is already, but have you put much thought into what you want yours to look like? What it should look like? Maybe you’ve already cre...

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Federal Work Study FAQs

Freshman year of college, I was an employee at the performing arts center on my campus as a student participating in a Federal Work Study Program (FWS). Although the idea of working part-time my freshman year didn’t originally appeal to me, I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. I learned self-discipline and time management skills, and j...

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Why You Should Take Advantage of Work Study Programs

If you applied for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and you received anything to do with the Federal Work Study Program, you need to take advantage of this opportunity. Why? Although the government and the school aren’t giving you money directly, they are opening up a whole selection of jobs for you that may not have been ava...

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College Work Study Programs

What are college work-study programs? Another major way to cut down the cost of education and receive financial aid while attending college is through various college work study programs.  A college work-study program is basically just a fancy name for “part-time” job.”  College work study programs are specifically designed for students who...

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