Have you ever heard of a satellite campus? Satellite campus systems come in many different forms, and you may only be familiar with one kind. To get the full scoop on satellite campuses, read college admissions expert Sally Ganga’s blog post on the College Coach Insider Blog at blog.getintocollege.com.
The main benefit of having a summer job is to earn money, right? But you might be surprised to learn that there are OTHER benefits to having a summer job that may be equally, or even MORE beneficial than the financial gain. Read what college finance expert Jeanne Mahan has to say about it in her post on the College Coach Insider Blog at blog.getintocollege.com.
by Jeanne Mahan, former financial aid officer at Tufts University
Summer is coming and we’re hoping we can all be out and about this year. Summer is my favorite season, and it always brings back memories of my high school and college years, when the academic work ended and summer fun and jobs began. I had several different summer jobs in those years: babysitter, hospital food service worker, waitress, and medical secretary. Each one of those jobs taught me important skills that I’ve carried with me throughout my work life: flexibility, patience, teamwork, and camaraderie.