Money Making – Money Saving Tips for College StudentsWritten by Linda Correli
Money is something that is difficult to get, but easy to get rid of. However, if you are smart about handling your money, you can get through college or university paying less and making more.
While studying, main source of income for you is your scholarship and some sum of money from your parents for your minor expenses. However, we all know that this is not enough to survive. The most realistic and easy way to earn some extra money is to get a grant or find a part time job.
Your college or university can you grants based on your academic performance. To get good grades is an easy way to get tidy sum of money at end of semester. However, to earn money in such a way takes time, persistence and a lot of efforts. Grants range from $1,200 for an A+ to 300 for a C-. Not bad really.
Besides, this way of getting money has a lot of pros. You not only get money, but heaps of knowledge in addition. Bear in mind rather hackneyed saying “Knowledge is power”. Knowledge will never be a heavy burden to you and probably some day you’ll take lots of benefits from it.
Another efficient, commonly utilized way of earning money is finding a part-time job. Many students took an advantage of earning money this way. Really, it has a lot of merits.
-You gain financial independence, so you can command your finances in way you like and relieve your parents from financial burdens. -It helps you apply your knowledge in practice, realize yourself and feel more confident and mature. -It is a great experience for your future job. It helps you understand real value of money and gives you insight into what work is about. -You penetrate into adults’ world and foster a sense of competition. -It makes your life more colorful and is good for your personal development. -You get acquainted with new interesting people and study from them. -You get a roll of hard-earned money and can be proud of yourself.
Be prepared that you won’t find a job immediately. The employers aren’t waiting specially for you with arms wide open. Remember that market is full of people searching for a job. And one more point is that you shouldn’t expect to get high salary at once. Though it is just a temporary place to work where you get some extra money.
For a start, below listed jobs is thing you might start with, as you don’t have to possess any special skills and they can become a good beginning for your upcoming job. - Wash car - Pet sitting - Recycle soft drink cans - Baby sitting - Mow lawn - Weed garden - Garage sale
Benefit From Studying With the LaptopWritten by Linda Correli
The progress of technology is astounding. Mankind attained fantastic, unprecedented peaks during last century: invention of phone, TV-set, radio, if to mention some. Could Newton or Einstein ever imagine that piles of their books and treatises can be stored in one, by first sight rather small electronic machine called computer? The invention of computer can be compared at least to first step on moon surface, which was a small step for a man, but a Herculean step for mankind.
Technology is a power that drives world. As lazy creatures, we have surrounded ourselves with fruit of progress and enjoy our life effortlessly, taking advantage of convenient, helpful, indispensable and irreplaceable machines, created by our hands.
Nowadays we can’t imagine our life without these machines. Let’s take computers, for instance. We can’t get along without them anyway. Eating, drinking, and communicating via computers, at last living with them. They have become our obsession, perhaps because they armed us with abundance of new, versatile possibilities or just because we’ve got used to them and they’ve become our mechanical toys.
However, computers, especially portable ones, can serve not just as funny toys, but excessively useful tools in our work and study. Studying with laptop is a dream of every college student. In today’s fast moving world this tool is just indispensable and studying with it can become a real pleasure.
With a laptop one doesn’t have to carry piles of books and papers, have risk of misplacing them, or searching everywhere for something lost. It’s very convenient to have all documents, materials, tutorials, manuals and what not arranged in order, in one place which is always in hand. Laptops eliminate heavy backpacks straining on one’s back and can easily fit in a backpack. They are lightweight and can be operated on batteries. The main point is to charge them regularly.