• 4 Things You Should Request During Your Summer Internship That You Didn’t EVEN Think About

    If “Yeah yeah school cred, some work experience, blah blah blah” is what you are thinking, you may be missing out on some real opportunity. Make sure to request these 4 simple things during your summer internship that will jumpstart your career faster than you can imagine. One On One Outside Of The Office NO! This is not an invitation

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  • Time To Prep For Your First Day Of College

    If you just graduated from high school and are entering college in the fall, congratulations on entering what will undoubtedly be the most exhilarating summer of your life. The build-up isn’t all for naught. College can, most definitely, be the best years of your life and you should be excited. But you definitely don’t want to go into the situation

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  • 15 Things You Definitely Need To Do This Summer

    It’s finally summer! Beaches, barbeques, boats, bathing suits and … awesome blossom funtown. Gear up for summer greatness with these summer must-haves. Big Mouth Toys Gigantic Donut Pool Float Because, yes, of course you need this for lazy days in the pool. Don’t worry – if you’re not much a sweets person, we have pretzel floats and watermelon rafts, too.

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  • 10 Popular Books You Can Finish On A Round Trip Flight

    Going on a vacay!? Check out these top 10 books you can finish on a round trip flight. All are best sellers and top ranked on Amazon annnnnd are all under $10! Virgin Suicides First published in 1993, The Virgin Suicides announced the arrival of a major new American novelist. In a quiet suburb of Detroit, the five Lisbon sisters–beautiful,

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  • Lies people tell you about post-college life

    You’ve heard it a million times: College is the best time of your life. You get to live with the freedom of an adult, but none of the responsibility. Friends abound in close quarters, so finding a person (or people) to hang with is never a problem. Making your own course schedule allows you to sleep in and – in

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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