A Graduate’s Guide to Student Loans

I just received a letter informing me that I paid off one of my student loans’ accounts. The paid-off amount amounted to 1/3 of my total student loans debt. Having seen that letter, I knew the Gods of personal finance were smiling down on me. I thought since I figured a few things out, I might as well share it with the broke-ass recent graduates who don’t know what is…

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Wanna get better at handling rejection? Apply for jobs.

Yep. The title says it all. I thought third year of university was my year of rejection. I used to go up to girls and they usually said: ‘Uh…I have a boyfriend…’ when they clearly didn’t. Some gave me a straight-up ‘NO’ which I actually appreciated as opposed to the invisible-boyfriend excuse. But I can confidently tell you, it is the last year of university that has become the year…

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Done School. Lets take a look back.

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The feeling of getting school done is very gratifying, especially when you know some people consider it hard, undoable or as something that requires a lot of intelligence. Funnily enough, after I walked off the stage yesterday, following the handshakes with the SFU President and being handed a ‘pin’ (thank you SFU for the pin… I guess) I decided to take a detour and not go back to my seat….

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When Disaster Strikes

I woke up this morning to what I would call a disaster. My reaction: laughter I wasn’t laughing because there was a massive branch sitting on top of my car. I was laughing because I discussed the likelihood of this event the night before it happened. I jinxed it. And this is how the discussion went: GF: Hey Amid, you should park your car inside. The wind is really bad….

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What Am I Learning in Life-after-Graduation?

Graduation is cool, but there are certain things after graduation that take away from the coolness of it and start making it feel like less of an accomplishment. The problem arises when you come out of that last exam and go out for a beer with your friends and they cannot help but to keep talking about how difficult it is going to be to get a job. “Dude, do you…

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