Six Ways to Save Money in College

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Do you really need that pizza at midnight? Do you really need to spend $10 on that really cool t-shirt – that you’ll only wear once? Chances are we have all asked ourselves these exact questions – and we have ignored our inner selves and bought the things anyway. Well, I have six really easy […]

My angel in the night

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Nothing quite rivals the meaningless feeling that accompanies several part-time jobs. My first was at a grocery store in my home town, where I spent hours on end pressing buttons and filing sweaty money from agitated locals. College came to be like an angel in the night, and no longer would I have to settle […]

[VIDEO] Working toward my future

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Work-study jobs are a great way to earn money while in college. They offer professional experience, flexible hours and the opportunity to meet people. Check out my vlog for more details. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/hCu0PqZC5Gc”] Like Gannon? Be one of the 5,000+ fans of Gannon University on Facebook.

Reel Experience on a Realistic Budget

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If you have ever listened to an average college student, there are two phrases that you have probably heard: “I’m bored,” and more often, “I’m broke!” There are lots of ways to combat the two dreaded “B-words” around Erie, but one of Gannon students’ favorite places to spend their free time and not too much of […]

7 Ways to Save Some Pennies

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College makes a person independent in lots of ways, especially financially. Here are seven ways to break out of the poor college student stereotype: 1. If you’ve got it, use it. Freshmen are required to get a meal plan for either two or three meals a day. Eat on campus whenever you can and save […]

Prep U for GU: Making Cash in College

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Coming to college can be a big adjustment in your daily routine. For many of students it means leaving familiar territory and venturing into the unknown. It also means venturing away from parents’ wallets and high school part-time jobs. The distance from those things may hinder your monthly cash flow, but don’t worry — there […]

Student Loans: Scary, But Worth Every Penny

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“Congratulations! Our records indicate that you will graduate in May or August of this year.” You can imagine how excited I was to read those words in a letter I received from Gannon two weeks ago.  Who wouldn’t be ecstatic to know that you’re on the right track and your life plans are falling into […]

No Car on Campus? No Problem

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Right around this time of the year, there’s a fever that goes around. Got any ideas? No, it’s not Saturday Night Fever.  I don’t know about you, but cabin fever is striking me hard this winter. It’s that crazy, itching desire to get out of the apartment, go places, see friends, have some fun in […]

Keeping a Job in School: It is Possible!

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Balancing schoolwork, extracurricular activities and a job can be quite the juggling act – but many students at Gannon are willing to take on the challenge. College is a time of making new friends, learning new things and ultimately preparing for the future. One way students experience the responsibilities of the future is by holding […]

10 Ways We Bet You Didn’t Know You Could Get a Gannon Scholarship

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It’s no secret that college can be a financial burden on students and their families, but many schools – Gannon included – hit the mark on sending much-needed aid to students. If you’ve already applied for scholarships outside of Gannon, don’t think you’ve exhausted all routes for finding extra cash for college. The college itself […]