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Can You Trust Journalism?

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ As a journalist myself, I’d like to say the answer is always yes. Unfortunately, it depends on the publication and the writer. I recently attended a Reuters Institute panel with Google, Vox Media, The New York Times, and Oxford University to get their thoughts on discovering the validity of digital […]
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Getting Public Service Loan Forgiveness: 2022 PSLF Clearance Sale

Parents: Get Public Service Loan Forgiveness Now
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11 Questions to Ask Colleges

The Most Important Questions to Ask Colleges
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Tips for Parents Getting a Divorce

5 Tips for Divorcing Parents
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Why You Should Attend a College Family Orientation

Gathering information about family college orientation
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5 Tips for Attending Family College Orientation

Whether your child is in the 7th grade or about to graduate from high school, you are probably wondering about many issues related to his or her transition to college.Many of your questions may be broad and child-centric: is my child academically prepared for the rigors of college? Will he or she have an adequate support system? How hard will it be for him or her to develop friendships?
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New York Times: Time to Pay Interns

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ Unpaid internships are one of the separators between the opportunities of the have and have nots in the U.S., according to Ron Leiber at The New York Times. I’m enrolled in a Master’s of Public Health program in Nutrition at the City University of New York. Qualified classmates avoid the […]
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Summer Career Exploration for College Students: It’s Not too Late

5 Tips for Quick Summer Career Exploration
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Federal Student Loan Interest Rates 2022 / 2023

Federal Student Loan Interest Rate Hikes
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Parents: Biden’s Potential $10,000 Student Loan Forgiveness Includes You

We’re waiting on what is looking like an impending announcement from the Biden Administration to forgive $10,000 on federal student loans including parent PLUS loans. Forgiveness is expected to be wide reaching. You don’t have to work for a public service and income limits may be as much as $150,000 per individual and $300,000 per […]
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6 Ideas for Supporting Colleague and Student Mental Health

Parent and Student Mental Health Tips
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Fresh Prince of Bel Air Mom and College Parent Gives Her College Parenting Tips

Daphne Reid TV College Mom Tips for Life
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Purdue College President Offers Overprotective College Moms Advice

Purdue President Mitch Daniels Explains Mower Moms
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US Department Loan Fixes Forbearance Rules: What it Means to You

How Forbearance Steering Corrections Help You Pay Off Student Loans Faster
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Forbearance Steering: Immediate Help for Those Rejected for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Waiver Speeds Up Repayment
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Fixing a $70,000 Federal Student Loan Mistake

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ Last month, I got an email from my college that I had a default and wouldn’t be able to get financial aid until it was fixed. Not only that, but I was over my lifetime loan limit. I was shocked. First, I don’t have any defaults. I check studentaid.gov, the […]
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NPR: Student Loan Repayment Delay

Will Federal Student Loan Repayment Get Delayed Again?
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Parents! Go to WWE Pro Wrestling Events!

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ I have fond memories from being a child of the ’80s of Ric Flair versus Dusty Rhodes wrestling in Charlotte Coliseum. It didn’t feel like a sport. It just seemed like two men in neon outfits talking smack to each other. It also was the precursor to reality shows such […]
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Scholarship Attacks from the Scholarship Shark

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ While this is probably my 100th article on scholarships, I’m writing this one from the perspective of being a college student. In January, I went back to school for a Master’s in Public Health in Nutrition. I’m doing it in part to write better health articles for our readers. So […]
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Combatting Seasonal Depression for Parents or Students

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ When it’s cold and dark outside, it’s normal to want to curl up underneath a blanket or enjoy a hot chocolate, However, for 5 percent of adults, Seasonal Depression is much more than that. It may mean feeling lethargic up to feeling suicidal. If anyone is feeling suicidal, we recommend […]
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Early Decision Interview with New York Times’ Ron Leiber

Tips from Interview with The New Times' Ron Leiber