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Money Wise: How to Make a Side Hustle Work for You in College -
More often than not if you’re in college, you or someone you know has a job. If you’ve never had one, college is the time to get one. Word to the Wise: Having a job in college teaches you an important skill like time management. Use your paycheck to save a few dollars, and learn to budget money. Me and My Three Jobs My sophomore year I decided to have three jobs, while taking 15 credit hours. I planned my days and budget out according to what needed to happen when. Best tips for managing that here. I worked as a secretary in the English department, and personal chef during the week; on weekends I worked as a server. I loved that my day job allowed me to do basic tasks and complete my homework while I was at work. Working in a university is the best main job to have as their schedule WILL align with academic calender, and usually most employers try to accommodate your schedules for school. But what about a Side Hustle? Everyone seems to have one these days, it’s important to have extra money coming in. Realistic Side Hustles for College Students: Tutor Paper Editor (Not Ghostwriter) Hair stylist Makeover artist ‘Chef’ Work in Your Department Server/ Barista Fast Food Retail I decided to kill two birds with one stone. Story Time My roommate Tiara and I have the best relationship. We both went out of our way to make our college apartment feel like a home: including drapes, a lamp, a cake plate, and a spice rack. Cozy right. We are both the mothering type, so it was nothing for us both to cook breakfast, dinner, and dessert all at once. Despite our differing schedules we liked to sit and eat dinner together every…