• 3 Ways To Get Back What You Paid For Textbooks

    Sure, being done with final exams (or college in general!!) means freedom – but it also means another opportunity for some fast cash in your hand after selling back your textbooks. After all, how else does one expect to fund the celebratory-goodbye-classes bar crawl? But, the question is: How do you ensure that you get the most money back for

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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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  • 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 just a few weeks into the semester, you’re probably already ready for a vacation. While Spring Break might seem really far away now, time flies

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  • 10 Books That Are Now Oscar Nominated Movies In 2017

    Whether directly interpreted from or the inspiration for, these are the books that hit it big on the silver screen!   A Long Way Home (Inspired the movie Lion) A long way home, was the inspiration for the movie Lion which earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography. Story of Your

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  • 7 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 2017. 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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  • 17 Must-Read Books Becoming Movies In 2017

    Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Release Date: January 6, 2017 (watch trailer) Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and

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  • Patriots vs Falcons Super Bowl: Just Another Excuse To Party Party

    A little game of footy ball is going down next weekend and they call it the Super Bowl. Heard of it? It equals out to be 4 hours of grown men beating the crap out of each other with amazing Pepsi and Doritos commercials airing every 3 minutes. Personally, I tune in to the puppy bowl (don’t judge).  The super

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  • 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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