Apr 27, 2023

62: Working While In College: Weighing The Pros & Cons

College students today are constantly trying to balance a full course load with a job. As tuition costs rise and student loan debt continues to be an issue, working while in college can be a tempting option. But it is important to understand the potential pros and cons of taking on this responsibility while attending school.

In our latest episode, Maria Ashby and Samantha Bretous explores the various aspects of working while in college, including the positives and negatives that come along with it.


  • 0:00 – 0:33 Intro
  • 0:38 – 1:38 What Is Your Major in College?
  • 1:59 – 3:32 Is Your Current Job As A Developer Advocate Related To Your College Major?
  • 3:32 – 5:12 Did You Know What You Wanted To Do When You Went To School?
  • 5:13 – 5:33 Pros And Cons Of Working While You Are In School?
  • 5:33 – 7:10 Experiences Between Students Who Just Studies Versus Someone Who Works While Studying?
  • 7:10 – 7:53 People Who Are Not Working, What Are They Doing Outside Of Classes?
  • 7:53 – 8:43 How To Maximize Your Time In College To Prepare For A Job?
  • 8:52 – 13:52 Difference Between Students Who Graduated From College Versus Those Who Graduated From Coding Bootcamps?
  • 13:52 – 13:59 Closing Remarks

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62: Working While In College: Weighing The Pros & Cons


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