Attention soon to be grads! As you prepare to graduate college, you’re no doubt facing a whole plethora of emotions: excitement, fear, anticipation, uncertainty. Embarking on the journey of post-grad life is an unforgettable time that comes with a number of pressing questions. What will I do for work? Where will I live? How will I pay my bills? While these questions may rack your brain, making a plan for this new stage of life can help address the uncertainty and ease your mind as you forge ahead towards your bright future ahead. If you’re preparing to graduate and would like to learn more regarding tackling the financial side of post grad life, the New Jersey State Library has you covered with their latest upcoming webinar.

On Wednesday, May 15th, the New Jersey State Library invites you to be a part of their upcoming webinar, “Financial Side of Graduation”. This engaging and informative discussion will kick off at 12pm on Zoom, so guests are welcome to tune in from any corner of the globe. For those planning on attending, please be sure to register in advance by enrolling on Zoom, linked here: Register – NJSL. The host for your afternoon will be Jamillah Barker, a representative from the NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. From repaying student loans to saving up funds for the future ahead, this webinar is certain to address many of the vital financial questions you may have when navigating this special season of life.

Throughout the afternoon, Jamillah Barker will be on site to provide attendees with an overview of the must-know strategies for tackling the most critical aspects of post-grad finances, including:

  • Credit scores
  • Student loan repayment programs and resources
  • Aggregate loan limits
  • The cost of law and medical school

And much more! The backing for this brilliant afternoon of learning is provided by the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (NJHESAA), an organization devoted to supporting families as they navigate the financial aspects of higher education and beyond. To find out more about the abundance of resources available to NJ students, please visit the NJHESAA website, linked here: NJHESAA – Home.

For more information on this and other upcoming opportunities at the New Jersey State Library, please take a moment to visit their website, linked here: NJSL – Home. If you have any questions or would like any assistance with the registration process, please contact the NJSL staff at (609) 278-2640 with any inquiries you may have. Graduating college and entering your post-grad life can be a challenging time, but with the right resources and tools in place, this next chapter can be the very best one yet!

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