Editorial: Take the time to learn about managing finances

Carleton students need to take advantage of the financial information the university offers to minimize the effect of struggling financially in school and the amount of student debt they graduate with. From government-funded programs like OSAP, to GoFundMe campaigns, to working near full-time hours while in school, students are looking to various methods to afford high tuition and other school-related costs. However, this is just one step in paying for university. University students needs to know what to do with the money they have, and how to budget to afford university and graduate with as little debt as possible. This starts with taking advantage of the resources available to them at university. For example, throughout the month of November, the […]

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Services every Carleton student needs to know

With so many services available to Carleton students and staff, it can be overwhelming to find the right service to help you. The Charlatan has put together a guide for you to find help this Fall. Student Academic and Career Development Services Newly formed this year, Carleton’s Student Academic and Career Development Services (SACDS) combines the forces of career services, academic advising, co-operative education, and the Student Academic Success Centre to create a well-rounded and fully equipped one-stop service. “This amalgamation will allow these four departments to formally begin working collectively . . . when supporting students’ development of academic skills and career goals,” said the SACDS website. If you are in need of assistance or even just need advice […]

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