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Part One: Ten Things You Should Know About Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Equal Justice Works | Posted 12.14.2015 | College
Equal Justice Works

There's no way to make 120 payments in less than 10 years, even if you try to double up on the monthly amount. Since the program was enacted in 2007, the Department of Education will not begin accepting applications until 2017.

3 Lessons I Have Learned Since Graduating

Julia Neumer | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Julia Neumer

Leaving school for the real world can be a daunting prospect, and for good reason. However, this is an incredible time in your life, with the opportunity to begin a new career and get started building your resume as a professional. Be confident in yourself and your abilities, and there is no stopping you.

How to Become a Professional Wedding Planner

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.04.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

If you really want to be a wedding planner, there are six million opportunities out there for you. You have to show the initiative to go out and get them.

Travel: A Growing Industry for Entry-level Jobs

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

While looking for a career in a growing field, you probably haven't considered travel. However, it is a rapidly expanding industry that is expected t...

Low-Wage Workers Feel Worse Off Now That During Recession

AP | TOM RAUM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — America's lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession – but few are bragging. As...

Why the Old Guy Is Right About Gen Y

Brazen Life | Posted 03.18.2013 | College
Brazen Life

While nothing gets this particular Millennial fired up more than someone taking shots at an entire generation, there is no denying that stereotypes exist for a reason.

The Top Jobs For Recent College Graduates

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

There's good news for this year's college graduates: They should fare better in the job market than the class of 2011. The 1.7 million college sen...

One In Two College Grads Can't Find Work

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young colleg...

Guide for Graduating Seniors

Catherine Seraphin | Posted 05.22.2012 | College
Catherine Seraphin

Hey, seniors. How was spring break? Did you go totally crazy? Steal a street sign for your dorm room? I hope it was fun, because the real world is going to hit you like a bag full of bricks. And stones. And cement.

A Jobs Program or a No Jobs Program; Is Not the Choice Obvious?

James Adler | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
James Adler

Any comprehensive cost-benefit analysis would strongly favor job creation and work over persistent unemployment, dependency and personal, family and community deterioration.

The Jobs Act: Changing the Focus to Create More Jobs More Quickly, Cheaply and Certainly

James Adler | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles
James Adler

Now that the Senate has refused to consider the president's Americans Job Act in one piece, it is time to look at each piece.

Job Outlook: Better!

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Following a salary survey that gave accounting students something to cheer about, the National Association of Colleges and Employers has some good new...

10 High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

jobs.aol.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A well-paid, entry-level job sounds like an oxymoron. But finding one would certainly help with the piles of student loans that many young people face...

Young Workers Struggle With Declining Entry-Level Wages, Benefits...

The New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This Labor Day, the 45 million young people in the nation's work force face a choppy job market in which entry-level wages have often trailed inflatio...