• Nine Items To Help You Stave Off Dorm Room Boredom This Semester

    Chances are good that by this point in the semester, that poster of Van Gough’s “Starry Night” that you loved so much back in September is a looking a little stale on your wall. It’s a new semester and that means that it’s time for a dorm room refresh. We get it: You’re on a budget and can’t spend a

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  • How To Spend The Least Amount Of Money On Textbooks Every Semester

    Buying textbooks in the 21st century is a ridiculously stressful process. In the old days, the only option students had to buy textbooks was to make a trip to the campus bookstore, wait in long lines and pay an exorbitant amount of money for required course materials. Today, not only are campus bookstores not the only option, they’re generally not the

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  • Get started on those New Year’s resolutions FROM HOME with these exercise tools

    If you’re like most Americans, you probably spent the past couple of months eating and drinking too much, and now your pants are feeling a little tight. The pledge to lose weight and get in shape is the most popular New Year’s resolution around, but crowded gyms in January can be enough to make even the most determined person quickly

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  • Should you buy or rent your textbooks?

    The only thing less appealing than thinking of winter vacation as a distant memory, is thinking about the money you’re about to drop on books for spring classes. But if you start planning now, you’ll have far more options and find lots of ways to save some serious cash. The first place to start is obviously BIGWORDS, where you’ll find

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  • Top Five Sites That Sell Your Textbooks Cheaper Than Anywhere Else

    To make your life a bit easier – and save you from wasting too much time surfing the Internet to find the best deals and sites, we compiled a list of the top five websites that sell textbooks. Fill up your shopping cart now and you’ll have some extra cash to help fund that great Spring Break vacation that you’ve

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  • Why Renting Textbooks Isn’t Always The Cheapest Option

    According to the College Board, textbooks cost the average college student $1200 each year – and the cost just continues to go up. To combat these growing costs, students are increasingly renting textbooks – the National Association of College Stores estimates that one-third of college students rent at least one textbook each year. But is this really the best option

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

    Getting up early on a beautiful, sunny day is tough enough – but getting up and feeling beautiful all day? Welll shiii…that’s hard. 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.

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  • Five Ways To Thanksgiving Sans The Fams

    Going home for the holidays can be a real drag when you’re used to your own space and freedom. If you’re hell no’ing the idea of a big family Thanksgiving and the inevitably boring “how’s school?” questioning or you simply can’t afford the ticket to get there, we have a few options so that you’re not curled up in the corner of your

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  • 6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Study Better

    The end-of-the-semester clock is ticking down – before you know it, finals will be here. If you have spent more time this semester studying your Snapchat feed than your textbooks, consider yourself officially warned that it’s time to um…snap (ba dum tss) into gear. If you’re not sure how to even begin digging into your class notes, there are a

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  • Books That Every College Student Should Read

    Whether you’re a college freshman or a grad student, every year away at school is filled with new experiences, challenges and fun. While you might feel a bit overwhelmed with the course load and remain convinced that there are not enough hours in your day to do any “fun” reading, we beg to differ – there are a bunch of

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  • Seven Ways To De-Stress Before A Big Test

    Nothing fills a college student with more anxiety or dread than a big exam. The days and weeks leading up to a test – or, sometimes, a cluster of several tests – are fraught with stress and tension, and relaxing often seems impossible. Have no fear – if you’re looking to decompress, we have seven surefire ways to calm you

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  • Dopey Study Habits You Have To Just Stop

    Your study habits (or lack thereof) can make or break your test performance. To avoid spinning your wheels and (hopefully) give your GPA a boost, avoid these crappy study do nots. (Not donuts. Never avoid donuts.) Very bad study partners. Best friends are great, aren’t they? They are always available, they come over to help you study, you can laugh about stupid shit

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  • The Ultimate Guide To The Best Apps, Online Resource And Study Guide Sites Every College Student Should Bookmark

    We giveth to you everything college and study. All the college and study your computer and your baby hand computer can handle. Best Study Guide And Study Resource Sites Best Online Writing Sites For Better Papers Best Study Apps Best Time Management Apps Best Note Taking Apps Best Sites To Buy Cheap Textbooks Best Sites To Sell Your Textbooks Best General

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  • 6 Tips To Get Your Homework Done When You Don’t Feel Like Doing It

    Let’s be honest, homework is the literal last thing you want to do. Ever. But regardless of how badly you wish that those term papers would just write themselves, you eventually have to face the music and get them done. So, how do you get yourself motivated when you’re a master procrastinator? Be realistic about your study spot. If there

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  • The Most Haunting Books Ever According To Reddit Users

    The Color Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft   Misery by Steven King   House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski   The Descent by Jeff Long   The Lurking Fear by H.P. Lovecraft   The Boogeyman from the short story collection The Night Shift by Stephen King   The Hot Zone   Requiem For A Dream Hubert Selby Jr.

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