• 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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  • Make Money While Freeing Yourself From The Textbook Pileup

    The best advice I could probably ever give you to save money on textbooks is to avoid the campus bookstore. Download the BIGWORDS app and list your old textbooks to sell instantly. Unlike the campus bookstore, BIGWORDS can get you about 90% back from what you originally paid for your textbooks this semester. I understand that you don’t want to

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  • 7 Summer Blockbusters That May Be Worth The Price Of A Movie Ticket

    The summer of 2018 might actually be huge thanks to these future releases.    1. Jurassic World II: Fallen Kingdom (June 22) Check out related DVDs totally worth owning and found for less on BIGWORDS 2. Deadpool II (May 18) 3. Oceans 8 (June 8) 4. Incredibles II (June 15) 5. Sicario 2: Soldado (June 29) 6. Ant-Man and the

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  • 7 Free Online Certifications That Will Help Your Resume Shine

    Is it already time to hit up internships and start applying for a job in the real world? If college life is quickly coming to a close and the door to adulting is creaking open, you may want to beef up your resume and get it out there asap. But how exactly does a college student with zero experience beef

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  • 5 Tips For College Seniors Looking For A Job

    Get hooked up with your college’s career center. Don’t be the kid who decides to visit the career center for the first time the month you graduate. If you make an appointment early, your college’s counselors can get to know you and notify you of job and interview opportunities as they come up. Don’t neglect to use this valuable resource

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  • Best Selling Video Games Of 2018

    BIGWORDS.com scans the entire internet, comparing prices from thousands of stores to find the lowest price on all of your favorite video games. Far Cry 5 Monster Hunter: World Call of Duty: WWII Kirby Star Allies Grand Theft Auto V Assassin’s Creed Rogue: Remastered Madden NFL 18 NBA 2K18 Shadow of the Colossus 2018 Kingdom Come: Deliverance Assassin’s Creed: Origins

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  • 4 Ways To Reduce Your Student Loan 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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  • Should You Take a Break From Social Media?

    Five great reasons why you should take a spring 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 –

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  • March Madness for Dummies

    I admit it. I was never sure what March Madness was until today. I thought it might be a weird disease at first but soon learned from my roommate it was actually a basketball phenomenon that happens every year during the 2nd week of March and last through the first week of April. Here is a quick break down so you

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  • 14 Spring Break Survival Tips (Yes, As In Coming Back Alive)

      These are exactly what they say they are. They are tips to actually help you survive your spring break, as in still be a living and breathing functioning being on this earth. I feel compelled to write this, because even a person in college is still just as stupid as anyone else, sometimes even stupider, when it comes to partying.

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  • How To Plan The Best Spring Break Of Your Life

    If you’re stuck in the north, you’re probably dreaming of sunny beaches and margaritas right about now. And if you live in a warmer climate, weather might not be a big deal to you, but you’re still probably ready for a vacation. Spring Break is right around the corner so let’s make a plan. If you’re not sure how to

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  • Seven Ways To De-Stress Before Your Mid-Term 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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