Too late. I already did. Destroy 12 credit cards. On Facebook Live. If you missed it, you can catch the video below.
Seriously, you guys, it feels like losing 100 lbs. I can’t stop singing While We’re Young. And I haven’t even finished paid them all off yet, but I just know that once they are gone this time, they will really be gone for good. NEVER AGAIN will I have those chains!
Did you know that a solid research paper outline is the key to an A+ research paper? You’ll want to spend a good amount of time on this step, even more time than actually writing out the paper itself. The outline is going to help you structure your paper in a way that makes sense and then pull together your research to fill in the details.read more
It also helps to get motivated and stay motivated with the advice and stories of others. You can keep up the momentum and remember why you are making the hard choices. The WHY will get you through this. Here are four things that get me excited to stay on budget and pay off debt.read more
Let’s face it: college reading is really hard. Grad school reading is super intense. This is coming from me, and I love to read. Always have. If strong readers get overwhelmed by a mountain of books, then what about those of us who struggle with reading, or just don’t enjoy it? How can you do your assigned reading if you’re just not a reader?read more
This week’s challenge was a doozy. We were tasked with creating a new budget – a budget that works! – accounting for income, planned savings, bills, groceries, other expenses, and even fun stuff. Thankfully the workbook breaks it down step by step, so you complete each task and check the box. You don’t have to finish it all in one sitting! Here are 3 simple steps I implemented during this week’s challenge.read more
An annotated bibliography is a lot like the bibliography you would find at the end of your research paper or a book, but with more information. Besides research paper assignments, you will find annotated bibliographies as part of a dissertation or thesis. There are even published books that are extensive annotated bibliographies on a particular topic.read more
It takes guts to face your debt head-on. But you don’t have to do it alone. Are you ready for this 90-day money challenge?read more
This post is part of “The Cafe Scholar’s Guide to Writing a Research Paper” series, which walks you through the process of writing awesome research papers step by step from start to finish. When you are done figuring out the difference between a primary source and a...read more
Even the most avid cafe scholar needs to work at home or out of an office sometimes. The way you set up your desk can have a big impact on how much you accomplish and the quality of your work. You don’t always have a lot of space to work with, so how can you organize...read more
Does starting the new semester have you stressing out? You’re not alone. College is stressful, grad school even more so, and the start of a new semester or quarter can be downright nerve-wracking. Bills due, new professors, overwhelming list of assignments, and all that regular life stuff piling up…Sound familiar?read more
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