College Archive

  • What is your college education worth?

    Tweet Georgetown did a study and came up with this: A college degree in general boosts your lifetime earnings by 84%. A closer look at 171 majors shows that there can be a difference of about 300% between the highest-paying majors and the lowest-paying ones. […]

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  • What did you receive for your college graduation?

    Tweet When I graduated, I received major pressure from my mother to attend my graduation (I skipped it, as I find ceremonies horribly boring). In contrast, everyone else in my family was in favour of me SKIPPING my graduation, getting pictures taken on the near-empty […]

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  • What to buy for your first apartment

    Tweet Thinking back to my very first adult apartment after getting out of college, I thought I’d do a post on what I think would be handy for a first-timer. I remember moving out and thinking: Wait a minute. What do I need? I don’t […]

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  • Questioning Readers: What was/is the cost of tuition in your country?

    Tweet All this talk about student loans and tuition made me realize 2 things: We are all paying different amounts of tuition and getting different subsidies (if any) Outside of the States and even in Canada, tuition seems to be more affordable (seems being the […]

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  • Is all that higher education worth it?

    Tweet Out of curiousity, I asked my family member if going to school, getting her PhD and all that education was worth it in the end. She hesitated (not a good sign). Then she replied: Well I make $110k/year.I also have a flexible schedule and […]

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