WYL Blog: College

Best Open Spaces In New York For Studying

Best Open Spaces In New York For Studying

As a college student, it’s easy to get bored of learning in your usual study spots. Typically a student can be found in the school library or cafe, or their dorm room or apartment. However, these don’t have to be the only options out there. If you’re a student in New York City, looking to change your usual study spots, great! This ...

How to Rent an Apartment with Troubled Credit

How to Rent an Apartment with Troubled Credit

Finding a nice apartment with bad credit can be challenging, but it's not impossible if you use some of these savvy tips. ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 2: Jon Jackson

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 2: Jon Jackson

  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh9TSKv9zdU[/embedyt]   Jonathan Jackson is the co-founder of Blavity and a highly-esteemed class of 2019 Nieman Fellow and Berkman Klein Fellow at Harvard University. While at Harvard, Jonathan will study the emergence of black media in the digital age, examining new ways ...

5 Ways To Know If You're Ready To Move In With Bae

5 Ways To Know If You're Ready To Move In With Bae

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEiswGgnXx4[/embedyt]   Are you thinking of a potential move in with your significant other? Moving in with someone is a major step. So, how do you know if you're ready to take that big leap? With Cuffing Season right around the corner, it's important to make sure you're ready f ...

Renters Insurance:  What You Need To Know

Renters Insurance: What You Need To Know

Picture this: You tell your landlord day after day there are issues with your apartment’s plumbing system. For months, the problem goes unchecked. Towards the middle of the summer, it rains non-stop for two weeks straight. You have a part-time job and you are a full-time grad student. During the intense rainfall, you come home lat ...

5 Reasons Your Next Mattress Should be a DOZE Mattress

5 Reasons Your Next Mattress Should be a DOZE Mattress

We all know what it feels like to sleep on the floor, on a couch, or on the $100 brick for a bed you had in college. All of that sucks. All of it. It’s the holiday season. It’s time to upgrade your goals, relationships, and your life necessities. 1.) Trade in That Brick for a ‘Cloud Wrapped in a Dream.’ We often forget how impor ...

Got The Recent Grad Woes?

Got The Recent Grad Woes?

Whether you’re a grad student continuing your education, or a recent college graduate working in or around a university, living in a college town/city when you’re no longer an undergrad can be awkward. What now? Not still the young, undergraduate college kid, but also not quite the older, experienced working woman or man, it can ...

Millennials are Shaping Real Estate Development in Philly, and Your City Could be Next

Millennials are Shaping Real Estate Development in Philly, and Your City Could be Next

Most of us are aware of Philadelphia’s outpour of mental capital into the US society and economy at large. Philly sits right next to Boston when you account for how many undergrad and grad students walk the streets vs normal civilians (think: Penn, Drexel, Temple, Villanova, Thomas Jefferson, St. Joe’s, LaSalle, U Arts - and that’s ...

American Housing Story- Day 1

American Housing Story- Day 1

Whose Your Landlord has the mission of making quality living the standard for all by giving renters ownership of their situation by putting housing in their hands. Here are some of the American Housing Stories based on renters’ experiences. Let this be a cautionary tale to you- make sure to look at reviews on Whose Your Landlord to ensu ...

4 reasons why renting is the right move for recent college grads

4 reasons why renting is the right move for recent college grads

What’s the one thing 20 somethings are most allergic to? Commitment. Although this sentiment is commonly used to reflect our feelings in regard to relationships with friends and couples, it often pertains to how we feel about our jobs, our cafes, and our living situations. For this reason, upon graduating from school, launching your own ...