• 8 Great Father’s Day Gifts Under $30

    We searched for the highest reviewed and rated gift items under $30 for Father’s Day. Order any of these gifts Friday and you can have them delivered to his door wrapped just in time. It will be like you never forgot him on this national holiday! Psssst! Don’t forget to add code RETMENOT124 at check out to get an additional $10

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  • 5 tips for college seniors looking for a job

    If you’re an incoming college senior, chances are good that you haven’t even begun to think about trying to find a job post-graduation. After all, why would you bother worrying about next summer when you’re enjoying what might be your last-ever summer off? While it might seem like jumping the gun to start sourcing out jobs for next year, it’s

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  • Surf is Up! How to Hang Ten in No Time

    Are you ready to become a surfer this summer? Pros like Kelly Slater and Kassia Meador make it look so effortless yet surfing is one of the most challenging sports you can try. With the Van’s US Open coming up, we decided to pull together a beginners list of things you will need to get started. Revolution 101 Balance Board

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  • Jerry Seinfeld Doesn’t Cater To The College Crowd

    Jerry Seinfeld is arguably the most famous comedian of the past 25 years. In a 2012 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll, viewers ranked his television show Seinfeld as their vote for the best sitcom of all time and nearly 20 years after concluding, the show continues to be one of the most popular shows in syndication today. While Seinfeld could easily rest

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  • Ways to overcome post-college depression

    College is undoubtedly the best time in a person’s life. You have all of the freedom of an adult with none of the responsibility, you live in close proximity to hundreds – or even thousands – of your friends, and your schedule is full of half-days and days off. But all good things must come to an end – and

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  • 7 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before Going Away To College

    The summer between finishing high school and starting college is a really exciting time. With high school behind you, you can move onto the next phase of your life – freedom, parties, football games and a seemingly endless supply of people to date. But before you move onto drunken debauchery, there’s plenty to check off your bucket list for your

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  • How To Land The Perfect Summer Job

    Exams are winding down and while many students already have a solid plan for the summer, the procrastinators among us might be scrambling to figure out how to find a summer job. While it’s a bit tougher to line up an internship or paid gig in May than it would have been just a month ago, it’s not hopeless. If

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  • Stay Safe Kids: Five Safety Tips For Traveling This Summer

    Whether you’re a street-smart kid from the city or a southern belle from a small town, traveling abroad is a stressful undertaking fraught with preparation and challenges – not the least of which is staying safe. Traveling out the country can make a person particularly vulnerable, regardless of where you go and it’s important that you understand the importance of

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  • 8 Great Gadgets For A Geekier Apartment

    It’s never been so chic to be a geek. In a world full of quirky technological gadgets, The Big Bang Theory topping the television charts, the dad bod dominating celebrity news, if you’re a geek, it’s your time to shine. So why not let your geek flag fly high by outfitting your apartment with some of the best – and,

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  • 10 summer movies to binge watch – Part 1

    School’s out for summer – and in the weeks before you move onto summer classes or your internship, you’re probably looking for a way to kill some time. If your plan is to kick back on the couch and relax with a cold beer, there’s no better way to spend a few days than binge watching movies to get you

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  • 2015 May Book Releases To Kick Off Your Summer

    With classes ending, you’ll actually have to time to read for fun. What a concept, huh? If you’re sick of reading intellectual books and are ready to move along to fun, light, beach reads, then you’re in luck: Tons of highly anticipated YA novels are set to hit shelves this month. And we have all of them available on BIGWORDS

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  • 50 Things To Add To Your Summer Bucket List

    With classes over, it might seem like the next three months stretching ahead of you will be endless. But as we all know too well, time flies when you’re having fun. That’s why it’s a good idea to keep a tally of all of the things on your bucket list for this summer. Even better: Make a list with your

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  • 5 (Free) Websites To Help You Create A Winning Resume Because Resumes Are Hard

        Regardless of your reasons for procrastinating on your summer job search – a packed schedule, ambivalence, uncertainty about what you want to do or just flat-out laziness – time is running out to figure out a viable plan. And while you might spend hours searching for positions, you’re just spinning your wheels if you don’t have a resume

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  • 6 Study Apps That Will Come In Handy For Exams

    When it comes to efficient studying, there are tons of tools and tricks out there to help college students get ahead. And while flagging pages in a textbook with Post-Its works for some people, others prefer to take advantage of the myriad technology-based study tools available out there. If that sounds like you, you’re in luck We have five of

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  • Don’t Use The Force…Use BIGWORDS In Your Quest To Sell Your Textbooks

      Sell Your Textbooks Now   May 4th is Star Wars Day!  You don’t need to be Yoda to figure out how to get the most money back for your old textbooks. When exams are over and you’re ready for the celebrations to begin, the last thing you want to do is expend a ton of brainpower deciding which greedy Sith is going to

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