Category Archives: Jobs

Working outside of graduate school

As the start of fall term quickly approaches, I need to figure out whether or not I should quit my retail job or possibly go from full time to part time.  Since I’ll be getting a stipend (one that I … Continue reading

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To tell or not to tell

I’m pretty happy about how things are going recently.  I got into grad school!  Seriously, I pinch myself every time I think about it.  Thus far I have only gotten an acceptance letter from my undergrad institution, but it was … Continue reading

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Job interviews…. and a job!!!

My non-stop job application marathon has finally paid off.  Last week I interviewed at 3 places: Retail Store 1, Retail Store 2, and State University. Retail Store 1 is located in a local mall.  The position that they wanted to … Continue reading

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One of the places I have been looking for jobs is at my undergraduate institution, which is a large research institution.  There is usually a deadline to apply to many of these jobs, usually 2 weeks.  One thing I have … Continue reading

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Gap Year financial Goals

When I realized that I was not going to grad school immediately after undergrad I came up with some financial goals for my year off: Pay at least the minimum amount on my student loans and avoid deferment until graduate … Continue reading

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The problem with not having a plan

Many people (at least the ones I know) who took a year off planned it that way. Upon graduating, they had jobs or internships lined up . My year off didn’t end up like that. Originally I had planned to … Continue reading

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