• Semaj Moore

    Semaj Moore

    Class of 2017
    Minneapolis, MN
    English, Medieval & Renaissance

    Semaj's Bio:
    I have a massive love of writing. I also have a massive love of experience, and amazing times with other people. Being heavily active on campus, I am able to be involved with different groups and their experience. I am excited to document my best times, and invite you to that experience.

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Freshman
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

  • Katelyn Gehling

    Freshman
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Malvern Madondo

    Junior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Junior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

Budgeting is Survival

I didn’t grow up in a family that prioritize budgeting. As a result, we struggled frequently because our finances weren’t always in order. My current roommate’s grandfather took us out to eat, and we discussed our post-college plans.

We talked about salaries vs. hourly pay, careers choices that we wanted, and where we saw ourselves going in the near future. This conversation was very useful, and it made me realize how different generations view post-college life.

During spring break, I plan on going around handing around my resumes to places that I hope to work, preparing to work in order to pay the bills. It’s important to learn how to budget as soon as possible. My budgeting allows me to afford neccessary meals, help my academics, and make schooling less stressful.

Simply by keeping a record of expenses and when the next check is coming, is very helpful.

 

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