Preparing for Interviews: Tips for a Successful Interview

Tips for a Successful Job Interview Whether you have been interviewed 20 times or 2 times, the nerves never seem to go away. One of the best things you can do is make sure that you are fully prepared for the interview. This can go a long way in helping to calm your nerves and do your best. Read our guide for tips on how to nail your next job interview. Appropriate Interview Attire Making a great first impression goes a long way in the interview process. This starts with... Read More
Posted by Michelle Gilbert at Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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7 Ways to Save Money While Earning Your Degree

7 Ways to Save Money While Earning Your Degree College can be expensive enough without all of the extra day-to-day living expenses. While you can’t really get around how much tuition costs, there are things that you can do to save some money. By developing responsible spending habits, you can save money while you are earning your degree. Buy Preowned Textbooks Unless it is specifically required that you get a certain edition of a brand new textbook, buying preowned... Read More
Posted by Michelle Gilbert at Monday, January 4, 2021
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8 Things You Need to Know When Writing a Cover Letter

8 Things You Need to Know When Writing a Cover Letter Writing a good cover letter is an art that many people do incorrectly. Not only will a dynamic cover letter set you apart, but it can put you on the shortlist to getting an in-person interview. Some hiring managers actually place more value on the cover letter than the actual resume itself. Read through our tips for writing the perfect cover letter, and you will be well on your way to landing your dream job. 1. Write a... Read More
Posted by Michelle Gilbert at Monday, December 28, 2020
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The Holiday Hustle: 5 Ways to Earn Extra Cash for the Holiday Season

5 Ways to Earn Extra Cash for the Holiday Season For single parents, it can be hard to juggle work, school, and finding time to buy gifts for children during the holiday season. It’s not only time consuming, but gifts can be expensive. When you are already on a tight budget, it can be stressful to find the extra money to buy gifts for your children.  We have put together a list of ways to make some extra cash this holiday season so that you can comfortably buy presents... Read More
Posted by Michelle Gilbert at Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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"The Single Parent Scholarship allowed me to be the role model Peyton deserves."

Meet Elisabeth Miller, a hard-working mother with a heart for helping – and healing – others! Elisabeth always felt drawn to the healthcare field. “I wanted my career choice to be something where I could help people daily, where I could be a positive influence in other people’s lives.” But she often doubted herself. “I avoided it,” she admitted. “I didn’t think I was capable or smart enough.” She remembers being awarded an... Read More
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Budgeting 101: How to Start a Budget and Stick With it

Budgeting 101 Whether you are interested in beginning a budget for the first time or just need a few tips on how to enhance your current budgeting schedule, you’ve come to the right place. Everyone has or will struggle with budgeting at some point, so it’s important to remember that we are all in this together. Recognizing the need for a budget is an accomplishment of its own, so congrats! You are already on the right track.  Why is budgeting so important? ... Read More
Posted by Arlene Green at Monday, August 17, 2020
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Returning to School: Finding the Right Career Path

Returning to School: Finding the Right Career Path Did you know 38% of undergraduates are adult learners? Returning to school as an adult may seem out of the ordinary in your eyes. However, universities all over the United States are continuing to welcome more and more adult learners every year. As a single parent, we know you work hard to provide for your children and support them as they grow. One way many single parents support their children is by returning to school and finding... Read More
Posted by Arlene Green at Friday, August 14, 2020
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Writing an Attention Grabbing Resume

How to Write an Attention Grabbing Resume Your resume is one of the most important parts of applying to universities, potential jobs, and more. The way you format and write this document can help change your life in many different ways. From being accepted into your dream school to receiving a job offer, your resume is vitally important throughout all of these processes. A great resume tells your story, achievements, education, and anything else that could make you suitable for a... Read More
Posted by Arlene Green at Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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Returning to School as a Single Mom in Arkansas

Returning to School as a Single Parent As a single parent, we know you work incredibly hard to give your children everything you can. From working hard every day to fixing dinner plates, helping with homework, and doing the laundry, you do it all, and we see you.    For some single parents, making the choice to start or finish their degree in order to create more job opportunities is fueled by a desire to support their children. However, many single parents can feel... Read More
Posted by Arlene Green at Sunday, May 31, 2020
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Scholarships for Single Parents in Arkansas

Scholarships for Single Parents in Arkansas If you’re a single parent, we applaud you for considering a return to school to receive an education, and we’re here to help you make the most of the process. For starters, you’ll want to consider finding scholarships for single parents in Arkansas. Luckily, there are a variety of scholarship opportunities available to you. With scholarships and grants, you have the opportunity to create the life you want for you and your... Read More
Posted by Arlene Green at Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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