If you didn’t find time to study abroad as an undergraduate and are thinking about going to graduate school, now may be the perfect time to look into opportunities overseas. Plenty of prestigious universities around the world offer graduate degrees, and when you study abroad, you’re getting more than just an education – you’re getting to experience a different culture and gaining a broader understanding of the world. [Read more…]
Not every college student is capable of financing his tertiary education. Each year, thousands of parents and college students themselves apply for a student loan. In fact, many complete their college and enter the working force still with remaining loan debt.
Data from the American Student Assistance (ASA) showed that of the nearly 20 million Americans that attend college every year, 60 percent or almost 12 million borrow annually to help cover the cost of their education. Currently, it is estimated that 37 million student loan borrowers still have outstanding loans.
In the U.S., there are various types of student loans available with each having its own specific rules and features. These include the Stafford, Perkins and PLUS loans. Learning about each of them can help you find the best one that fits your needs.
Knowing your credit score and ensuring that all details are accurate is another vital step before the application process. The credit score is an important determining factor in the type and amount of loan a student can avail of although there are certain loans that do not require this. [Read more…]
One of the toughest challenges of any worker is having to deal with procrastination. Even the most diligent employee can experience procrastination at some point. While this is normal, it becomes a problem if it becomes a habit and your work begins to suffer.
But there are ways to overcome procrastination. Here are three effective ways to deal with it: [Read more…]
Cars of today continue to be upgraded with the most modern and advanced features. This is geared towards providing consumers with utmost convenience and ensuring their safety while on the road. Automakers are also utilizing the latest technology to make sure their vehicles stand out from the rest.
Car owners in the know and who constantly update themselves about the latest in automobiles are often the first to patronize new technologies. Some would even give up their existing vehicles and purchase a new one just to be able to enjoy the convenience and top quality safety features.
For the 2013 car models, various exciting features are in place. Some of these include the center-mounted airbags (the first of its kind), a power liftgate that works when a foot is waved below the rear bumper and a seat that can communicate with the person behind the wheel. [Read more…]
We humans usually take precautions that will help us prolong our lives. We provide attention to what we eat, where we go, and also what kind of job to take. Very few associate the choice of car with early death. Maybe it is about time to reconsider.
Based on recent studies, there are some car models getting attention for being involved in vehicular accidents more than others. It wouldn’t be very disturbing if it were caused by driver errors. What will probably spell the death of owners is if the problem is in the car itself.
Those who take extraordinary precautions in ensuring safety should look into reported poor performance of certain cars specifically when they figure in vehicular accidents. Special attention should be given to why such accidents resulted to fatalities. The so-called “killer cars” earn such reference by being consistently named as part of accidents. Since one death due to car malfunction is already one too many, several deaths usually cause a negative sensation and will probably result to the natural death of the identified car model.
You can prolong your life in many ways. You can choose not to ride a car which is quite impractical or you can choose to make informed decisions in buying a car. The choice is yours.