• 8 Unhealthy Study Habits You Gotta Break

      Are you studying ferociously, but not really seeing any results? It might be the way you’re studying. Poor study habits can make all of the difference in test performance. To avoid spinning your wheels and (hopefully) give your GPA a boost, avoid these poor study habits as you cruise into the final weeks of the school year.   Cramming.

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  • Five Of The Most Flexible Jobs For College Students

    The schedule of a college student is all over the place. Between classes at random times of the day, social obligations and extracurricular activities, it can be tough to squeeze in a job – not to mention that minimum wage is hardly enough to pad your bank account. Before you start filling out applications at your local mall, consider a

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  • 6 Tips To Get Your Homework Done When You Don’t Feel Like Doing It

    Let’s be honest, homework is the literal last thing you want to do. Ever. But regardless of how badly you wish that those term papers would just write themselves, you eventually have to face the music and get them done. So, how do you get yourself motivated when you’re a master procrastinator? We have a few tips on how to

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  • 3 Ways To Get Back What You Paid For Textbooks

    For many college students, the best part of being done with final exams isn’t the freedom experienced after spending weeks locked away in the library – it’s the cash in-hand after selling back the semester’s textbooks. After all, how else does one expect to fund the celebratory bar crawl after wrapping up the school year? But, the question is: How

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  • Five Must-Have Tech Skills Every College Student Should Possess

      Technology changes so quickly that it can be tough to keep up – even for the most adept college student. While you don’t need to be a computer programmer to get through college and be a desirable candidate in the job market, there are a few tech skills that you should master.   Software suites. When it comes to

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  • 2015 Best E-Readers And Tablets For College Students

    Maybe old school isn’t your style – and lugging around a bunch of textbooks isn’t for you. If you prefer to keep all of your course materials and books in one, sleek device, but aren’t sure which ereader or tablet is best for you, we have some suggestions on some of the top devices out there – most of which

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  • 8 Awesome Apps for Taking Notes in College

    The hardest transition from high school to college is the increase in the amount of information dumped upon you in one given lecture. As we write down as fast as the instructor is speaking, we miss their examples on board, slides, etc. Frustration ensues…but not anymore. Take a look on these 7 useful apps and aids that can help you

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  • Stylish Rain Boots To Keep Your Feet Dry This Spring

    April showers bring May flowers, right? The big payoff to a rainy spring is knowing that sunny skies await us on the other side. But all that rain can wreak havoc on your favorite pair of heels – a situation that most of us have been willing to endure in the past to avoid wearing ugly, rain-appropriate footwear. Good news:

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  • Summer Slim Down

    Yikes! Was that the first word that left your mouth after shedding your winter coat? Most Americans gain 5 pds during the winter months. The gain is slow so you may not even realize it until you try to button your summer shorts. Here are some easy ways to burn fat fast and some foods that will help while also

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  • Are Women’s Colleges Doomed?

    When Sweet Briar College recently announced that it will be shutting its doors this summer, disheartened alumni nationwide expressed their grief. The 114-year old women’s college has faced financial problems and declining enrollment in recent years, despite its reputation as a top private liberal arts college. But the school’s closing raises a bigger question: What does the future hold –

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  • Seven Ways To De-Stress Before A Big 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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  • 7 Cheap Items That Instantly Refresh Your Dorm Room

        If you’re like most college students, chances are that you’ve reached the point in the year when sharing a shoebox-sized room with another person has started to wear on you and the thought of staring at ugly, university-issued furniture for another three months makes your skin crawl. There’s some good news: You don’t have to live like that

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  • Relax! Experts say that where you go to school isn’t everything

    Right now, high school seniors nationwide are holding their breath, anxiously awaiting word on whether or not they were admitted to their top choice schools. Although the weeks leading up to notification emails might be some of the most stressful of a teenager’s life, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni thinks that high school students need to relax. In his

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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

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  • Is Renting Textbooks Really Cheaper Than Buying Them?

    According to the College Board, textbooks cost the average college student $1200 each year – and the cost just continues to go up. As any broke college kid knows, there just ain’t no time for that, especially when there are way more interesting things to spend money on, like awesome vacations and bar tabs.   To combat these growing costs,

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