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Carena de Alba

Carena de Alba prides herself on her ability to graduate college completely debt free. She loves helping people minimize their student loan debt as much as possible. She is a powerhouse when it comes to personal finance.

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Looking for an on campus job? Bet you didn't know that a lot of these jobs on campus existed. What better way to meet friends and make money in college? Check them out here!

Best Jobs On Campus

By Carena de Alba / February 20, 2019

With the expenses of college life adding up, finding a part-time job while going to school can be incredibly beneficial. What many students don’t realize is that you aren’t confined to jobs like serving or Uber driving. There are actually a ton of on-campus jobs that can be flexible to your school schedule, and still…

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Applying to scholarships gets you free money for college! But you have to be careful about the requirements. Make sure you're prepared to win a scholarship by following this checklist. You'd be surprised what you might need.

College Scholarship Application Checklist

By Carena de Alba / February 6, 2019

A college scholarship is the best way to get help paying for college. Getting a scholarship isn’t always easy though. Competition is often stiff depending on the kind you are applying for, what qualities they are looking for, and how many other people are applying. Whether the scholarship you are applying for is for general…

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College is expensive enough, decorating your dorm doesn't have to be! Spice up your dorm room with these DIY projects that are college budget friendly! Your friends will be jealous.

Dorm Decorating On a College Budget

By Carena de Alba / January 14, 2019

One of the most exciting things about moving away to college is decorating your dorm! Since most student college budgets aren’t very big, I’ve put together these DIY dorm decorating tips to make your space look amazing without spending a ton. You’ve probably made one – or five – trips to Target before the semester…

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