• ReFresh Start: Refresh Your Dorm Room or Study Space Vibe This Semester With These 9 Items

    School is back in session! Yay? To avoid feeling like your school life is on repeat, give your study area or dorm room a little refresh. A ton of decor and organizational items can be found on BIGWORDS.com for less, we’re a price comparison site that finds the lowest price of anything you’re looking for, not just textbooks. Speaking of textbooks,

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  • Where You Should Be Buying Your Textbooks … For A Lot Less

    With the spring semester gearing up, it’s definitely in your best interest to face the music early and shop for your textbooks now. Because as much as you don’t want to buy them, waiting to purchase your books at the start of classes means you could very likely get stuck paying full price at a campus bookstore or online website, as the

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  • How To Get More Money Back For Your Used Textbooks

      Time to give up the goods if you’re still holding onto your textbooks from last semester. You’re most likely going to need the money to buy your spring semester books. I know that doesn’t sound like much fun but if you follow a few of these tips, you might end up getting back more than you think. And if

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  • Start The New Year Off In A Positive Mood With These 10 Feel-Good Novels

    Last year I somehow plummeted down an endless hole of gut-wrenching novels, those whose authors seemed to be dead set on making me feel heartbroken and uncomfortable. At one point, 300 pages into a novel, I was so emotionally stressed I threw the book across the room, aimed my beady little blood shot eyes at my fiancé and wailed “Why

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  • Every Winter Holiday-Themed Episode from Some Of Your Favorite TV Shows

      Once you’ve wrapped up Finals Week, jump in the bed with your laptop or grab the remote and reward yourself with a marathon of your favorite TV shows – winter holiday style! Check out the Winter Holiday and Christmas TV episodes lists below!   The Office Season 2, Episode 10 – Christmas Party Season 3, Episode 10/11 – A Benihana Christmas

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  • Your Winter Break, Holiday Themed Reading List

      Finished finals? WoO HOo! Time to read something enjoyable instead of your textbook, notes, and flashcards! And now that the weather is chilly even in Florida (69 is cold for you guys, right?) and the holidays are in full swing, why not become a seasonal reader and pick something wintery/holiday’ish themed this month. Check out the top holiday books

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  • Quick Tips For Studying When You Really Don’t Want To Study For Finals

    Panic? Anxiety? Loss of motivation? Must be test time! It’s funny how hard your body physically and mentally fights taking tests in college.  You will have to fight distractions and might have to avoid your friends (what’s new 2020) , but in the end, we promise it will pay off. Here are some quick tips for getting some schoolwork and studying

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  • Best Gift Ideas for A College Student In 2020 (Things We Actually Want)

          Just a few ideas if your college-aged friend or family member has left you completely clueless this year. Keep in mind that BIGWORDS.com compares prices on EVERYTHING, not just textbooks. So, if you’re feeling a little cash-strapped because 2020 did indeed suck on many levels, most items on this list can be found through our website for

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  • Five Ways To Thanksgiving If You’re Stuck On Campus This Year

    Photo cred: bellyadventures.com   Whether you’re involuntarily stuck on campus or simply heck no’ing the idea of a big family Thanksgiving this year, we have a few other ways to keep you occupied – so that you’re not curled up in a corner of your dark, empty, bedroom desperately tapping McDonald’s hamburgers into your cart on Seamless this Thursday.  

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  • November: Most Anticipated Book Release Roundup – Which Ones Have You Read?

          This was a big month for some pretty major book releases. December always delivers, but make sure you’re all caught up on some of these November reads before embarking on your next winter adventure! Remember, BIGWORDS.com helps you find the best price for every book on this list. We compare prices across all major book websites, including Amazon,

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  • 5 Caffeine-Free Ways to Get Through Your Busy, Repetitive, School or Work Day

    Caffeine to many of us is a beautiful thing. When consumed in moderation it poses minimal health risks to most people, and in some studies, it’s even found to be protective. And the good hormones! Caffeine can trigger multiple hormones to be released, such as adrenaline and dopamine – hormones welcomed by college students with heavy workloads and endless exams

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  • 15 Of Our Favorite College-Prep Books For High School Students

    We’ve curated a list of 15 college-prep books every success-minded (and probably nervous!) high school student should read. Looking for practical advice on navigating college admissions during Covid or writing college application essays? There’s a book for that! Interested in light-hearted advice on making new friends or what to even expect when you head off to school? We’ve pulled some of

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  • 50 Things You Can Do To Feel Better Right Now.

    Holy cannoli (mmm), what a week it’s been! If you’re feeling anxious or upset today, you’re probably not alone…though I doubt knowing you’re not alone in your agony is going to make you feel any better. Can’t remember a time I cried, and someone was like “Hey, it’s okay Meghan, soooo many people are in pain right now.” that I instantly felt

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  • 5 Halloween Activities You Can Still Host Or Enjoy This Weekend That Don’t Include A Halloween Rager

    It’s midsemester and chances are, you’ve worked pretty hard to get through midterms and the first part of the school year. With Halloween landing on a weekend, I’m sure the pull to throw on a costume and party hard is strong, but it’s important to be responsible and not flout campus rules, especially at the risk of suspension. Not after how

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