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re: LSU MBA - LSUTOM07
[quote]You won't get a GA job or anything, but you'll get in.[/quote] Wrong. It's all about who you know...


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re: How much do you save each month? - LSUTOM07
Considering only savings, I'm right at $500 a month. Truck paid for and no student loans. Savings should be higher, but I bit off more than I should have on rent. Live and learn. I just turned 23 fwiw Eta: If we are including retirement, im contributing $430 a month to roth 401k and my employe...


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re: Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07
Where would be a good place to bring it in without getting the run around BS. I just moved to atlanta and I don't know a soul to have a reputable mechanic take a look ...


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re: Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07
[quote]quote: transmission fluid flushed I wouldn't do that.[/quote] Care to explain? I have about 10k miles since the flush. I was told that's something I needed to do out past 100k miles...


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re: Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07
[quote]keep your right foot out of it[/quote] [quote]DownshiftAndFloorIt[/quote] :bow:...


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re: Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07
[quote]The owners manual. [/quote] The chances of me missing something when reading an owners manual.... 100...


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Preventative Truck Maintenance - LSUTOM07
I have a 2007 chevy silverado 1500 with the 4.8 in it. The truck is right at 140k miles and I would like to get another 140k out of it if I can. What are some things I should look at to keep her running? I have current oil changes and recently had the transmission fluid flushed. What else?n :chee...


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re: Leaving Small Consulting for Big Corporate. - LSUTOM07
[quote]prepare to be micromanaged out the arse in big corporate firms[/quote] This is an ignorant statement. I have worked for a small company that had supervisors who micromanaged like crazy. I am currently working for a Fortune 500 and have an insane amount of freedom. Each company is a differen...


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re: What happened on I-10 past Acadian? - LSUTOM07
Ambulances were rushing that direction with traffic at a stop. Glad I'm heading the other way...


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Azaleas in the quad - LSUTOM07
Have they bloomed yet? I have family wanting to make a trip to get pictures taken. When do they usually bloom? I guess I never really any attention to it when I was in school ...


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re: Possible move to Atlanta... - LSUTOM07
I just moved to Vinings right at the 75 and 285 interchange. I love it so far. I am in buckhead in 10 minutes, downtown in 15-20 minutes and dunwoody sandy springs area in 20-30 depending on traffic in the evenings ...


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re: Crappy Work Assignment - LSUTOM07
[quote]Anyone ever work at CB&I[/quote] I have no valuable info but the are hiring new guys like crazy. I know two recent grads that just got on with them ...


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re: How is my financial state at 26? Thanks for the input. - LSUTOM07
[quote]Not trying to be an OT showoff, but what do yal think the current average salary for a 26 year-old college educated graduate is?[/quote] What is your field? You want to compare apples with apples. I would think that when comparing only college grads, this is about average....


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re: What percentage of households - LSUTOM07
I don't see a reason to have 100k in cash just sitting there. I would think most that can put away that kind if money would have it working for them even if it is very low risk...


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re: Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07
[quote]“only” working 40 hours a week you are doing it wrong[/quote] Thanks for the advice. I need to work on this. Usually after a solid 8 hours of working I'm useless. I could spend a little time on the weekends and evening getting ahead. ...


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re: Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07
[quote]Take the notary test and get in with RE agents to do the signings [/quote] Can you go into a little more detail? ETA: Georgia - Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions. ...


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re: Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07
[quote]bigger pockets[/quote] That's the first I've heard of it. I will check it out. Thanks And this job wouldn't be making me feel like I'm "working my life away". I am looking for something to network as well as learn a few things. My goal is to get into rental properties and build ...


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re: Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07
I would like to explore other avenues while continuing to work full-time. I hate the idea of working for a pay check every two weeks for the rest of my life. Knowing no matter how hard I work, my check will consistently be the same drives me crazy. "If you don't build your own dream, someone wil...


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Weekend Job Ideas - LSUTOM07
I'm 23 and I currently have an engineering job with a large company in Atlanta. I work 40 hours a week, and would like to earn some extra money as well as gain good experience in something outside of engineering. I enjoy real estate, so I am considering calling local real estate agents to see i...


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re: LLC question for rental property purchase - LSUTOM07
[quote]quote: but it's about 1.5%, which isn't too bad for Houston. [/quote] Can you explain this bama? I'm assuming 2% of the purchase price received for rent every month??...


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re: Who else got a crappy raise this year? - LSUTOM07
I would start looking for your next opportunity. Just for reference the average starting salary for a firm in BR was about 52 this year. Many of my colleagues and I were able to land jobs with larger companies making between 62 and 68 right out of school. So for someone with a few years of experienc...


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re: Diamonds - LSUTOM07
Used would be the way to go ...


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re: Lending/Giving Family Money? - LSUTOM07
[quote]I've turned down my dad[/quote] You must be an up tight SOB to turn down your ole man...


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re: Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
[quote]all the publics are around a 3.7[/quote] Maybe she can become a manager at Burger King until then hahaha...


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re: Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
[quote]the ones with high GPAs [/quote] Would someone have a shot with. 3.3 and good work experience? I have a totally different degree so I have no clue what needs to be done. I'm not sure if work experience or GPA is more important in this situation ...


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re: Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
She is doing PA and graduated in human movements. Had about a 3.3 so her GPA isn't terrible but it could use some work. She is taking one more class to meet the pre reqs at a few more schools so she will have a few more options next go around. A medical based job assisting in an office would be idea...


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re: Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
[quote]why wait[/quote] That was the plan until she didnt get in this go around. She has good grades and great experience but not many PA schools to pick from in the south...


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re: Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
[quote]high-end gyms around buckhead..possibly [/quote] I will have to look into this. Even working the counter would be better than nothing. She plans to do PA school in the future FWIW...


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re: Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
[quote]Flight Attendant for Delta [/quote] :lol: I actually tried to talk her into that but she hates to fly. They actually dont pay too bad [quote]She should just get into business now.[/quote] That is what will most likely end up happening, but we haven't had much luck applying through t...


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Career opportunities with a kinesiology degree from LSU - LSUTOM07
Fiance (no pics) is moving with me to Georgia at the start of the year. She graduated in kines back in May. I'm trying to think outside of the general "medical assistant" jobs to help her find work. Any good ideas on where to look? ETA: Would consider any field with entry level opportunities. The...


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