Student loan debt in the U.S. is now the country’s largest outstanding debt held by Americans, surpassing both credit card and auto loan debt. Student debt in the U.S. is currently estimated at $1.4 trillion up from $1.2 trillion dollars in 2014.
For many college students, working a job while attending school is a must to pay the rent, car payment, grocery bill or tuition. Thus, having an income, whether full or part-time, is a necessary evil for many students to stay afloat.
The Buffalo Review is producing a number of stories and podcasts highlighting the experience of foreign exchange students in Australia. This semester, Brianna Shaffer, a junior media production major at Buffalo State, is reporting on her experiences while studying at the University of South Australia in Adelaide.
The Career Development Center at SUNY Buffalo State hosted their annual graduate school fair Oct. 19 at the Campbell Student Union social hall. Representatives from more than 65 schools were on hand and hundreds of students attended the event hoping to learn more about a variety of graduate programs in New York and beyond.
Many exchange students say they find balancing money, time management, socializing and independence to be some of the greatest challenges while living abroad. Adelaide, Australia is one of many exchange locations offered to SUNY students where they can put their independence, social life and budgeting to the test.
The Alternative Break program at SUNY Buffalo State revealed the upcoming trips for the 2017-2018 school year during a special “Reveal Night” event Sept. 11.
The Buffalo Review will produce a number of stories and podcasts highlighting the experience of foreign exchange students in Australia. Many students from Buffalo State participate in the Study Abroad and National Student Exchange programs in countries such as Australia, England, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.