• Cast Your Own Vote For Best Picture!

    The Academy Awards will be held on February 22nd – which means time is running out to watch all of those films you swore you’d see when nominations were announced last year. While other awards shows have given us all a glimpse into the front-runners for each category, who really cares what a bunch of stuffy old voters think, right?

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  • Beat The Winter Blues With A Light Box

      More than half-a-million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). These people tend to experience depression when the days are shorter and darker, and perk back up in April/May, when we have more hours of sunshine. It’s important to get in mind that being depressed doesn’t just mean being sad or off, it’s a severe state of despondency that

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  • TV series to satisfy your nostalgia

    Recently, Jimmy Fallon excited 90’s kids worldwide when he reunited (most of) the Saved by the Bell cast for a skit parodying the hit television show. In the skit, Jessie gets “so excited,” Slater (with his trademark mullet) shows us some of his famous dance moves, and we find out that Zack has knocked up teen queen Kelly. This mini-reunion

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  • Romantic Movies To Watch With That Special Someone (Or By Yourself With Some Tissues)

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you’re single and looking, in a relationship, happily on your own, or have some weird undefined thing with the cute guy down the hall, getting ready for February 14th can be kind of daunting. To get you in the Valentine’s Day spirit, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most romantic

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  • Get Super Bowl Ready Using BIGWORDS

    Super Bowl Sunday is basically a national holiday in the U.S. Whether you’re a Seattle fan, root for the Patriots or don’t like either team, chances are that you’re already in search of the perfect event for February 1st. No matter what you end up doing on the biggest sports day of the year, we have everything you need to

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  • Use BIGWORDS To Score Cheap Textbooks This 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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  • BIGWORDS.com Welcomes NEEBO to Our Price Comparison Database

    We just added NEEBO to our sites we price compare to get you the cheapest rentals and used textbooks. What the heck is NEEBO you ask?  They are one of the largest suppliers of textbooks in the nation, so if you’ve ever bought a textbook in-store or online, odds are they got it from Neebo. In one way or another

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  • Why was Chrissy Teigen Crying? Because She Knows How Much Students Have To Pay For Textbooks

        We love twitter but lately we have seen so many students “suffering” like model Chrissy Teigen at the Golden Globes, because they are spending way too much on their textbooks. If only she knew that students could use BIGWORDS.COM to find used textbooks or to rent textbooks. It’s okay Chrissy, we’re trying to save them all, we just need a little help spreading

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  • HOLY BARCODE SCANNER! What’s Else is New in BIGWORD.com’s Updated 3.0.3 App?

    All hail our IT nerds who updated our BIGWORDS.com Smart Phone App with these awesome new features! - Price Comparison page and other issues fixed (NO MORE CRASHES!!!) - Persistent bookbag syncs between site and app - Barcode scanner (now you can enter your college bookstore and scan ALL the books you need and buy them 75% cheaper without even making

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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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  • New Year’s Resolutions That Any College Student Can Keep

        If your winter break has been busy, it’s possible that by the time the clock struck midnight on January 1st, you still hadn’t spent any time thinking about a New Year’s Resolution. While it might be obvious to some people that they need to make particular changes in their lives, it can be a bit more difficult for

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  • Should you buy or rent your textbooks?

    In case you haven’t noticed, the holidays- along with all the days off they bring – are over  school’s back in session and it will be a while before spring delivers another break. A long, cold, cold while. The only thing less appealing than thinking about classes is thinking about the money you’re about to drop on the books for those

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  • All College Girls Need to Read This: How to Have the BEST New Year’s Eve Ever

    I’ve personally survived 5 college New Year’s Eves in my pursuit of a 4 year degree (don’t judge me, I went to UCF aka “U Can’t Finish”).  In this time span I was able to perfect my NYE kit to be super functional, reliable, and also learned a thing or two about how to survive with my dignity. Take a

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  • Tips for throwing a killer New Year’s Eve party

    New Year’s Eve is one of those annoying holidays where finding something to do is a total hassle, but you don’t really want to sit at home alone. Unfortunately, bars tend to jack up drink prices and charge ridiculous covers, so unless you’re prepared to drop some serious cash, you might be out of luck when it comes to ringing

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  • Holiday travel essentials to help you survive airport crowds

    Traveling during the holidays is a pain in the neck. Plane tickets are more expensive, travel is brutal and airports are crowded with frustrated travelers coping with flight delays and cancellations. It’s enough to make even the biggest holiday enthusiast hunker down at home with enough provisions to last a month.   While we can’t control the traffic and crowds

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