• 5 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 2019. 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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  • 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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  • How To Get The Most Money Back On Your Textbooks, Even Rentals

    If you wait until the semester ends, the rush to stock will be done and your book’s buyback offer will drop as they won’t be as sought after. Classic “Supply vs Demand” logic here so make sure to take advantage! Check out these scenarios on how to make the most money off of your old textbooks. Scenario #1: I BOUGHT

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  • How To Score A Cheap Laptop For College

    If you’re gearing up to start college in the fall, chances are that you have a long back-to-school list full of dorm room essentials, school supplies and other “must haves” to prepare you for the next phase in your life. Unfortunately, the expenses of going away to college can be dizzying and finding a place where you can cut corners

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  • 5 No-Nos That Will Get College Grads Fired in 90 Days or Less

      As someone who has hired (and fired ) many entry level / college grads I noticed that there are 5 major mistakes a new hire can make that results in termination. These are mistakes you don’t learn to avoid in college and are often learned the hard way. Brace yourself… I am about to be really honest with you.

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  • You May Be Ready To Adult If You’ve Nailed These Five Things By Graduation

      You are free of entitlement. Sorry to break it to you, but you’re not entitled to a career you’re both passionate about and pays you enough to live in a great part of town. You don’t get to say whatever you want on the Internet without any repercussions. And despite what you think, you probably can’t do your boss’s

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  • How To Land A Last Minute Summer Internship

    Short of signing up for the late-night shift at a local fast food joint, it might seem like you’re out of options, but you actually still have time to find a worthwhile job or internship that can help prepare you for your long-term career – you just need to know where to look. Below are some tips on finding a

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  • Make Money While Freeing Yourself From The Textbook Pileup

    The best advice I could probably ever give you to save money on textbooks is to avoid the campus bookstore. Download the BIGWORDS app and list your old textbooks to sell instantly. Unlike the campus bookstore, BIGWORDS can get you about 90% back from what you originally paid for your textbooks this semester. I understand that you don’t want to

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  • 7 Summer Blockbusters That May Be Worth The Price Of A Movie Ticket

    The summer of 2018 might actually be huge thanks to these future releases.    1. Jurassic World II: Fallen Kingdom (June 22) Check out related DVDs totally worth owning and found for less on BIGWORDS 2. Deadpool II (May 18) 3. Oceans 8 (June 8) 4. Incredibles II (June 15) 5. Sicario 2: Soldado (June 29) 6. Ant-Man and the

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  • 7 Free Online Certifications That Will Help Your Resume Shine

    Is it already time to hit up internships and start applying for a job in the real world? If college life is quickly coming to a close and the door to adulting is creaking open, you may want to beef up your resume and get it out there asap. But how exactly does a college student with zero experience beef

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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 you

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  • 14 Spring Break Survival Tips (Yes, As In Coming Back Alive)

      These are exactly what they say they are. They are tips to actually help you survive your spring break, as in still be a living and breathing functioning being on this earth. I feel compelled to write this, because even a person in college is still just as stupid as anyone else, sometimes even stupider, when it comes to partying.

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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 you’re still probably ready for a vacation. Spring Break is right around the corner so let’s make a plan. If you’re not sure how to

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  • Seven Ways To De-Stress Before Your Mid-Term 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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  • 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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