• BIGWORDS Top 10 Scariest Video Games

    October is the “scariest” month of the year and in honor of Halloween, we’ve been listing some of the best movies, books and costumes to give you a fright. If you’re more of the sedentary type – and trips to the pumpkin patch aren’t really your thing – spending hours playing video games might seem like the perfect way to

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  • Walking Corpses, Dancing Bones, Knife-Wielding Madmen, and Narrow Escapes from Death…

    We know Halloween movies are scary but nothing is more scary than a good book of short stories that are literally terrifying. When you are l left with a little bit of imagination, you’ll be infinitely more spooked with these 5 awesome books that contain ghost stories, murders, spells, and more. Settle in, order a pizza, and build a couch

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  • Fun Fall Activities That Won’t Break The Bank

      Trips to the beach and barbeques that last late into the evening are over for this year, but the crisp days of fall usher in a new slew of fun activities and ways to spend your days. Below are some of our favorite fall activities – and they’re all things that a broke college student on a budget can

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  • 10 Scary Movies To Get You In The Halloween Spirit

    What’s better than spending a crisp, quiet Saturday night in October curled up in front of your TV with a bowl of popcorn and a timeless horror flick? Pretty much nothing. However, It can often seem like the horror genre is a bit played out and if you don’t know what to look for when cruising the on-demand options, you

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  • Alien: Isolation, A Terrifying First Person Survival Game

    If you’re a fan of the Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi horror series and if spending hours navigating, no, trying to survive in a disturbingly realistic, desolate space station that resembles a gruesome crime scene, while being stalked by a deadly xenomorphic, sounds like you’re idea of a cozy October night in, you’ll definitely want to get your hands on the

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  • Be Cheap Without Looking Cheap: How to Throw a Classy Halloween Party on a Budget

    Are you so over lame Halloween party decor and want to class it up!? Look no further as we show you how to decorate your college apartment or dorm for a “super cute” Halloween party with items that won’t break the bank. Glitter Chandelier The Glitter Chandelier is the perfect common room decoration for your classy gal Halloween party.  The

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  • Top 10 Scariest Books To Get You Ready For Halloween

    The costumes, the candy, the decorations, the parties … who doesn’t love Halloween? October is by far the spookiest month of the year. While you’re surfing the Web in search of the perfect costume idea and scoping out the decorations aisle at Target, we have the perfect suggestion for getting into the Halloween spirit long before Charlie Brown and the

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  • 5 Halloween Costumes You Can Make Using an Umbrella

    Halloween is about being creative. One of my favorite things to do is take a house hold object  and turn it into the staple piece of my Halloween costume.  You don’t have to spend a lot of  money to have a great costume this year! Take a look at these amazing costume ideas that use a prop you won’t throw

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  • Five Easy Jobs To Help You Make Extra Cash

      As fall rolls along, a quick look at your bank account might reveal an unpleasant fact: You’ve blown through your summer job savings and it looks like you’ll be eating ramen for the rest of the school year. All that cheap beer at your local bar isn’t going to pay for itself, but maybe your class schedule doesn’t really

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  • Fall Cocktails To Add Some Spice To Your Party

    The leaves are changing, football is dominating the airwaves and those scarves that have been sitting in the bottom of your drawer are making their first appearances in six months. That’s right, kids – fall is here. And if you’re not convinced, just ask any chick decked out in Lululemon yoga pants what’s in her coffee cup. (There’s a 99%

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  • College Football Tailgating: Expert Edition

    College football season is in full swing. Do you have what it takes to tailgate like a boss? We put together a list of stuff you probably don’t even know exists to take your college football pre gaming to the next level. 20 Ft Flag Pole In a sea of cars and millions of people wearing the same colored clothes

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  • Spotify Ranks Which College’s Students Listen To The Coolest Music

    If you think you’re flying under the radar with that embarrassing “boy bands” music channel you have programmed on your computer, think again. Spotify recently conducted a project that sought to determine the listening habits of students at various colleges and universities nationwide. The online music radio broke down the types of music and times of day students stream to

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  • College Mistakes (Vol 2) Now That You Have Settled In…

    Spending Your Financial Aid on NON School Related Stuff Whoa! You just got a check for $5,000 this semester! It’s probably the most money you have even seen in your bank account….ever! The biggest mistake we see freshmen make is spending their financial aid on everything and anything not school related. It’s hard to realize that this money is not

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  • America’s Best Colleges Ranked: Does your school make the cut?

    Last month, The Princeton Review released its annual rankings, which includes categories like “top party school” and “students pack the stadium.” But when it comes to academics, the authority is US News and World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” ranking guide – which was just released. Of the nearly 1,800 schools ranked, Princeton University held onto the top spot, with

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  • Fall Into Autumn With These Dorm Room Essentials

    If you’ve emerged from your cave to venture outside, you’ve probably noticed that the air feels and smells a little different. Fall is definitely upon us! As fun as summer is, many of us welcome the opportunity to walk 100 feet without sweating like we’ve just run a marathon. Besides, it’s always fun to get to change up your wardrobe

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