Cost of living and co.

A big part of the college-experience™, is managing your own money a.k.a budgeting. All of us ambassadors teamed up to give you our best tips, tricks, and hacks to living the dream at the University of Cincinnati. Pranita’s advice: I have lived on campus for around 2 years now. The most important thing that helps…

Intro to Credit Cards: CRED1001

Hi! I recently got my first credit card, and I am hyped. I realize that not all international students are used to credit cards because either our countries don’t use them, or we have never owned one independently. So here’s a cute, little post about credit cards. Why use credit cards in the first place?…

How to Handle being (theoretically) Broke in College:

Being theoretically broke can be one of two things: 1. You suddenly spent a lot of money and decided you don’t want to contribute to the American economy. 2. You realized how much money you pay as tuition and have put a restraining order on your spending.           Either way, you can’t spend much…

“If it’s free, take three.” Really, though?

If you’ve heard that before, it was probably from an American. The US has this very prominent culture of ‘free swag’ and giveaways. Especially when they want you to sign up for their newsletters/emails. Same applies to universities, and of course, the University of Cincinnati. You know that truck load of fees you pay to the…