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The Almighty Form 990 | Why You Should Care


The form 990 is a tax form, filed with the IRS on behalf of organizations who are exempt from income tax. That’s right; this post is about a tax document. But before you click through to the next post, because as far as you can remember, you are decidedly not an accountant, I urge you […]


When to Ask for a Raise, and When You Shouldn’t

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“Don’t rock the boat.” We’ve all heard that advice at one point, whether it’s in school, in the workplace, or in personal relationships. It’s not bad advice if you’re out on the open ocean, but in other situations, it can keep us from asking important questions out of fear that we’ll mess up a good […]


Don’t Let Student Debt Keep You From Your Dream Job

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The average college graduate owes $37,000 in student debt. For grad students, that number can soar up to $160,000. But increasing debt shouldn’t stop you from pursuing a career in the social-impact space. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) makes it possible to pay your loans and follow your dream. Whether you are already […]


Advice for First Generation Graduate School Students

The idea of graduate school can be daunting. How do I know this is the right school/degree/step for me? How can I afford this? Are the rumors true about the workload? These are questions that every prospective graduate student must face, but may lead to unique concerns for anyone who feels they are out of […]