Traveling for students doesn’t have to break the bank. Not only can you score cheap flights and hotels, you can earn some extra cash while traveling the world. Use that income to fund your gelato addiction or a gondola ride. Whatever it is you spend your extra funds on, follow these 7 simple money-making tips.
Studying overseas is a great way to enhance your academic experience while increasing cultural awareness and tolerance. Studying abroad will help you develop a deeper understanding of the world, and will contribute to career marketability, as well as personal growth. Employers seek employees with good communication skills and cross-cultural competence—both of which are fostered through studying abroad. However, whether you are an international student studying in the United States or a US student studying abroad, studying in a country other than your own is expensive. The following are some ways to help you fund your overseas education. (more…)
You’re studying abroad in Paris and want to fit in with the Parisians but are not quite sure how to do it. The easiest way is to use public transportation. Parisians love using public transportation and it’s easy to see why.The Parisian bus, metro and train are very accessible and reliable. Let’s take a closer look at getting around Paris. (more…)
Did you know that students have their own set of tax laws? In college, there are different tax rules that apply. Take a look at some of these unique tax laws for students:
If you are a US resident, you will have a base tax of 14 percent on everything you make while in college. Scholarship money is often subject to this tax as well. Most students are still on their parent’s taxes, so it is important to discuss the potential tax with your parents to avoid shock during tax time. (more…)