politics, technology, social justice, personal finance, business, food, music, books
The 5 Required Courses You'd Take if You Majored in Freelancing
"Welcome to Freelancer U. Here are the five courses you have to take before you graduate."
Freelancing 101: What Every Potential Freelancer Should Know
"However, being a self-employed freelancer means owning your own business."
How a Navy vet and a NASA intern are launching tech careers at Villanova University
"After all, relationships are what turn an education into a lifelong career."
MOVE bombing site commemoration ceremony this Saturday
"The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission approved earlier this spring the placing of a historical marker."
Is an MFA in Creative Writing Worthwhile? 7 Writers Weigh In
"Some encourage writers to pursue this path, others disagree, and the rest are smacked right in the middle."
What to Do About Freelance Writing When You Update Your Resume
"Do you focus on prestigious publications? The quantity of clips you’ve accumulated? Or skills you’ve picked up on as a small business owner?"
Feeling Disorganized? How One Freelance Writer Uses Trello to Track Her Ideas
"I struggled to follow my pitches as they were accepted by email, and I quickly lost track of any feedback editors offered about my ideas."
How a Dancer in New York City Earns a Living
"Oover 53 million Americans freelance and, on average, earn 17 percent more per hour than conventional full-time employees—but they pay those earnings back by being responsible for their own taxes and benefits."
How a Low-Income Household College Student Graduated Without Massive Debt
"'I was different,' I told myself. I was going to make this work."
College Students Shouldn’t Work Exclusively to Graduate
"Students shouldn’t feel obligated to take on multiple jobs exclusively to graduate."
7 Must-Have Resources for Your First Year as a Freelance Writer
"I’ve compiled a list of resources that have benefited me professionally for other novice freelance writers looking to improve their skills."