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Pulling double duty: students manage work and classes

Maggie Wachtel December 9, 2015

Being a full-time college student can get stressful. Having to deal with exams, homework and studying can be very time consuming. But students' schedules can get even busier when one mixes in a time consuming...

Financial Aid offers insight on scholarships and where to find them

Maggie Wachtel November 13, 2015

Senior Associate Director of Student Financial Aid Anissa Strickland spoke to Kent State students Friday about how to apply for scholarships as well as where to find them.  Strickland said the financial...

Students gain insight, connections at job and internship fair

Maggie Wachtel October 28, 2015

Kent State University held its semi-annual job and internship career fair in the Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday.The career fair gave students the opportunity to meet and interact one-on-one with...

Speaker offers financial aid tips

Maggie Wachtel October 20, 2015

Associate Director of Student Financial Aid Sylvia Bustard spoke to Kent State students Tuesday night in the Schwartz Center about student loans and borrowing.Bustard said Kent State students borrows around...

Job and internship fair coming to Kent State

Maggie Wachtel October 20, 2015

Kent State will host its Fall Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday Oct. 28, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.The job and internship fair will not require prior registration...

Speaker talks to students about determination, work ethic

Maggie Wachtel October 19, 2015

Kristen Hadeed, owner of Student Maid, Florida’s largest independently owned cleaning company, spoke to Kent State students about work ethic and its value Monday night.One of the topics Hadeed talked...

Financial aid speaker provides insight, advice on scholarships

Maggie Wachtel October 15, 2015

Financial aid counselor Pamela LaFleur offered students financial advice and tips on preparing for their future Thursday in the Schwartz Center.The presentation titled “How to Build Your Financial Fitness”...

Haley Foster, freshman, worked three jobs over the summer to pay for her freshman year here at Kent State University. Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015.

Avoiding loans three jobs at a time

Maggie Wachtel October 11, 2015

Student loan debt is at an all time high. According to the Institute for College Access and Success, Kent State graduates had an average debt of $31,543 in 2013.Haley Foster is a freshman exploratory major...

Workshops aim to educate students on finance

Maggie Wachtel October 7, 2015

Kent State is hosting two upcoming events aimed at helping students prepare for their financial future.“How to Build Your Financial Fitness: Managing Student Loans and Making Smart Money Choices,”...

Social Media Strategy for the Workplace

Maggie Wachtel October 4, 2015

Social media is a way many people can stay connected. Using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to post pictures of a latest vacation or thoughts on what’s going on in the world isn’t out of the ordinary.However,...

Al Riddick, President and CEO of Game Time Budgeting, speaks about financial planning and responsibility to students in Room 319 of the Kent Student Center on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.

Speaker talks saving money and finances to students

Maggie Wachtel September 23, 2015

Financial fitness coach Al Riddick spoke to Kent State students Wednesday night about learning to manage finances and living debt-free.Riddick is the president and CEO of Game Time Budgeting, an organization...

Maggie Wachtel is a sophomore public relations major. Contact her at

Opinion: Why the College Football Playoff is better than the Bowl Championship Series

Maggie Wachtel January 16, 2015

The inaugural four-team college football playoff championship game was played Monday night, and it did not disappoint. Fourth seeded Ohio State defeated second seeded Oregon, 42-20.Had it not been for...

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