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How to Get a Virtual Internship

Early Career, Investment Property Mortgages, Student Finances
This is not a great time to be looking for career experience. Industries are suffering, opportunities are scarce and most people are working from home. But if you’re in need of an internship, there are still plenty of options to work virtually – if you know how to sniff them out. Here’s what you need to know in order to find a virtual internship: where to look, who to talk to, and how to make sure your application stands out from the competition. Tips for Getting a Virtual Internship Before you start applying for internships, you need to have the appropriate documents. Here are the most important. Draft a Resume Students who don’t already have a resume can find free resume templates through Google Docs and Microsoft Word. These templates have clean designs and are easy to ...

My Parents Can’t Afford College Anymore – What Should I Do?

San Antonio, Student Finances, Unemployment
When most parents offer to fund their child’s tuition, it’s with the expectation that their financial circumstances will remain relatively unchanged. Even with minor dips in income or temporary periods of unemployment, a solid plan will likely see the child through to graduation. Unfortunately, what these plans don’t tend to account for is a global pandemic wreaking havoc on the economy and job market. Now, many parents of college-age children are finding themselves struggling to stay afloat – much less afford college tuition. This leaves their children who were previously planning to graduate college with little or no debt in an uncomfortable position. So if you’re a student suddenly stuck with the bill for your college expenses, what can you do? Read below for some strategi...