How does working affect college students?

November 6, 2019

Dr. Laura Perna

Most American college students are going to class while holding down at least one job. But where a student works, and how many hours per week, can play a significant, if often overlooked, role in their college career.

Writing in The Conversation, Laura Perna and Penn GSE doctoral student Taylor K. Odle break down the realities of working while studying, and what working can mean for a student’s finances and their success.

They answer six questions undergrads should ask before heading to a job interview. You can read the full piece here.


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