I need some advice about career plans, graduate studies and whether to rent or to own. Mostly in the financial context but also, of the bigger picture view -- am I being overly optimistic, am I too focused on career? [more inside]
posted by table
on Dec 31, 2012 -
How unusual is it to choose a professional Master's program without having an assistantship secured for the fall? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Apr 9, 2012 -
I'm 24 years old. I graduated in May with no debt from what is, frankly, a terrible college with a bachelor's degree in psychology. From there, I got into a top journalism program that will take 2 years to complete. My debt from that won't be astronomical, but I'm still worried about it.
I wrote for my school paper and people really loved my work. My career goal if I were to go down this road is to write feature stories for New York Magazine and Esquire. I'd be satisfied with myself if I did that, even if the money wasn't fantastic.
However, I've always dreamed of having my own dress company. [more inside]
posted by CorduroyCorset
on Mar 21, 2011 -
Deal or no deal with my future: should I take the money I'm offered, or risk it for a better grant? [more inside]
posted by Bergamot
on Jan 20, 2010 -
Company was paying for grad school, but had to cut back. I can't put off finishing my degree, but I can't afford the out of pocket expenses either. They also cut back on my 401k. I'm considering a lot of options but none of them seem pretty. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by etherealclarity
on Mar 13, 2009 -
I got a phone call telling me I got accepted to grad school. Trying to work out funding options before the package gets here and whether it's worth it (sorta complicated situation, details inside). Help? [more inside]
posted by actionpact
on Mar 10, 2009 -
I will be starting graduate school in the fall (thanks for the great advice on my previous question!), and going from a quite comfortable salary to a typical grad student's pay. Obviously, in order to keep my budget balanced I will have to cut back considerably on eating out and other costly entertainments. How can I maintain some kind of social life without going broke, and without offending my friends? [more inside]
posted by cortisol
on Jul 13, 2008 -
I just got accepted into a graduate school program in Manhattan, which is great, but I'm going to need A LOT of money.
I have one summer to earn money before going back to school.
Where/how/what do I do to earn big bucks this summer? [more inside]
posted by geryon
on Mar 1, 2005 -