• 6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Study Better

      If you’re not sure how to even begin digging into your class notes, there are a few scientifically proven tactics you can employ to be more efficient and make the most of those long winter nights. Stick to paper. Reading through your notes on your computer might be more convenient and eco-friendly than printing off pages and pages of course

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  • Will Renting Textbooks Actually Cost You Less Than Buying Them?

    According to the College Board, textbooks cost the average college student $1200 each year – and the cost just continues to go up. As any broke college kid knows, there just ain’t no time for that, especially when there are way more interesting things to spend money on, like awesome vacations and bar tabs. To combat these growing costs, students

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  • Should You Take a Break From Social Media?

    Five great reasons why you should take a social media detox starting NOW: You might feel happier. Numerous studies have linked social media usage to feelings of sadness and dissatisfaction. Experts believe that because we tend to put on our best face for our social media followers – showing only our most flattering photos, fun activities and big life achievements – we

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  • 8 Awesome Tools & Apps for Taking Notes in College

    The hardest transition from high school to college is the increase in the amount of information dumped upon you in one given lecture. As we write down as fast as the instructor is speaking, we miss their examples on board, slides, etc. Frustration ensues…but not anymore. Take a look on these 7 useful apps and aids that can help you

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  • How To Become A Morning Person And Not Feel Like Garbage All Day

    Science shows that early risers are happier, healthier and more productive than night owls. So, if you’re trying to figure out how to find more hours in the day, setting an alarm for daybreak might be the answer. Transitioning from being a night owl to getting up at the crack of dawn isn’t easy, but we have a few tips

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  • 4 Ways To Minimize Your Student Debt

    Currently, 40 million Americans have student loan debt. The amount of debt people are racking up is so staggering that half of the current borrowers are unable to pay off their loans, resulting in defaults that can haunt individuals’ credit ratings for years. Unfortunately, many young people heading off to college don’t have much of a choice outside of taking

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  • 5 Positive Benefits Of A Social Media Detox

    Five great reasons why you should take a social media detox starting NOW:   You might feel happier. Numerous studies have linked Facebook and Instagram to feelings of sadness and dissatisfaction. Experts believe that because we tend to put on our best face for our social media followers – showing only our most flattering photos, fun activities and big life

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  • 5 Great Time Management Apps For College Students

    If studying has never been your biggest strength, then you sure are lucky to be a student in 2019. The market is loaded with apps to help you stay focused, boost brain power and sharpen your organizational skills. We picked a few of our favorite time management-specific apps, so get downloading and finally crack open that History 101 book, for

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  • Five Must-Have Tech Skills Every College Student Should Possess

      Technology changes so quickly that it can be tough to keep up – even for the most adept college student. While you don’t need to be a computer programmer to get through college and be a desirable candidate in the job market, there are a few tech skills that you should master.   Software suites. When it comes to

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  • How To Get The Most Money Back On Your Textbooks, Even Rentals

    If you wait until the semester ends, the rush to stock will be done and your book’s buyback offer will drop as they won’t be as sought after. Classic “Supply vs Demand” logic here so make sure to take advantage! Check out these scenarios on how to make the most money off of your old textbooks. Scenario #1: I BOUGHT

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  • How To Score A Cheap Laptop For College

    If you’re gearing up to start college in the fall, chances are that you have a long back-to-school list full of dorm room essentials, school supplies and other “must haves” to prepare you for the next phase in your life. Unfortunately, the expenses of going away to college can be dizzying and finding a place where you can cut corners

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  • 5 No-Nos That Will Get College Grads Fired in 90 Days or Less

      As someone who has hired (and fired ) many entry level / college grads I noticed that there are 5 major mistakes a new hire can make that results in termination. These are mistakes you don’t learn to avoid in college and are often learned the hard way. Brace yourself… I am about to be really honest with you.

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  • You May Be Ready To Adult If You’ve Nailed These Five Things By Graduation

      You are free of entitlement. Sorry to break it to you, but you’re not entitled to a career you’re both passionate about and pays you enough to live in a great part of town. You don’t get to say whatever you want on the Internet without any repercussions. And despite what you think, you probably can’t do your boss’s

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  • How To Land A Last Minute Summer Internship

    Short of signing up for the late-night shift at a local fast food joint, it might seem like you’re out of options, but you actually still have time to find a worthwhile job or internship that can help prepare you for your long-term career – you just need to know where to look. Below are some tips on finding a

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  • I Was Going to Hire You….But Then I Saw Your Selfies

    How College Grads Can Protect Themselves from Being Passed Up for an Interview First impressions are now on the internet instead of in person. Potential employers will hit “NEXT” faster than you can take a selfie if you don’t get your social media under control. Google yourself…. What do you see? Most likely you will see a link to your Instagram,

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