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Adulting Student Life Transition

How to Plan Now for Homeownership Later

May 24, 2022

The dream of homeownership is well within your reach! In 2021, 65% of US residents owned their own homes, and you can, too. While the median age of first-time homebuyers has been increasing—for a variety of reasons—16% of homeowners are members of the Gen Z or millennial set. How did they get there? Usually, by careful financial planning. The sooner you start planning, the sooner you’ll have the keys to your first home. Here are a few tips on how to set out on the path of homeownership both before and after graduation.

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Adulting Career Transition

Why LinkedIn is Essential for College Students

May 17, 2022

LinkedIn is growing in popularity among Gen Z, and it’s setting off a wave of envy and fear of missing out for some college students who worry they’re behind—even if they aren’t yet in the workforce.

  • The key to using LinkedIn effectively is to create a detailed and engaging profile.
  • Learn and use basic etiquette when sending messages and making connections.
  • Don’t neglect LinkedIn; update your status regularly and explore job postings.

Stop worrying about work experience and connections. After college, as you get more experience with internships and a job, those sections will naturally fill themselves out. For now, follow these 8 steps to make the most out of your LinkedIn profile.

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