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Life after school

Life doesn’t begin with high school and end with college. What happens after? We can’t hold your hand—we're not your mom—but we can give you the information you’ll need to survive out there.

Move beyond an unpaid internship

What is it really like being an accountant or an astronaut? They’re basically the same, right? Launch yourself into tax season, and balance that pocketbook with our in-depth career guides.

Financial fitness and planning

It’s about more than fittin’ this wad of cash in your wallet! Check out how to budget for your starter Lamborghini—or at least how not to die a pauper.

Death and taxes? Surely, there is more to look forward to.

Adulting resources

Check out these resources so you too can become a fully functioning adult, complete with driver's license, an understanding of credit card interest rates, and an acceptance that you've turned into your parents, but actually being okay with it.

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