• 5 Ways To Overcome The Post-College Blues

    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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  • 5 Mistakes College Grads Make That Will Get Them 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

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

    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 give you the cash you deserve

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  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Break From Social Media

    Five great reasons why you should take a spring social media detox starting NOW: You might feel happier. Numerous studies have linked Facebook and Instagram to feelings of sadness and dissatisfaction. Experts believe that because we tend to put on our best face for our social media followers – showing only our most flattering photos, fun activities and big life

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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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  • Stylish Rain Boots To Keep Your Feet Dry This Spring

    April showers bring May flowers, right? Well you have only a few more days to prepare. 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

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  • 10 Study Tips To Help You Nail Your Midterms

        Your bags are packed and you’re more than ready to spend a week far, far away from textbooks, classrooms and libraries. There’s only one problem: Midterms still stand in the way between you and the best Spring Break ever. And the last thing you want is to be sipping cocktails on the beach, worried that you didn’t come

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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 just a few weeks into the semester, you’re probably already ready for a vacation. While Spring Break might seem really far away now, time flies

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  • Survive Airport Crowds With These Holiday Travel Essentials

    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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  • Why Renting Textbooks Isn’t Always The Cheapest Option

    According to the College Board, textbooks cost the average college student $1200 each year – and the cost just continues to go up. To combat these growing costs, students are increasingly renting textbooks – the National Association of College Stores estimates that one-third of college students rent at least one textbook each year. But is this really the best option

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  • Top Five Sites That Sell Your Textbooks Cheaper Than Anywhere Else

    To make your life a bit easier – and save you from wasting too much time surfing the Internet to find the best deals and sites, we compiled a list of the top five websites that sell textbooks. Fill up your shopping cart now and you’ll have some extra cash to help fund that great Spring Break vacation that you’ve

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  • Holiday Gift Guide: Trendy Electronics For Your Favorite People

    The holidays are just around the corner … so if you haven’t started to think about gifts, you’d better get a move on. At BIGWORDS, we have all of the scoop on the most wanted gifts this holiday season and we’ll be sure to keep you informed over the next month to ensure that the best gifts under the tree are

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  • The Top 5 Websites To Sell Textbooks

    If you play your cards right, you can make enough cash from selling your books to fund all the adventuring you can dream of this summer. To save you time in finding the best deals for textbook reselling, we compiled a list of the top five sites out there so you don’t need to waste hours scouring the Web. BIGWORDS.com

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  • Holiday Gift Guide: Cheap And Quirky Gift Ideas For Friends

    It’s great to have a big circle of friends – until the holidays roll around and you realize that you have a million people to buy presents for. This week in our holiday gift guide, we have fun novelty gift ideas under $25 that are perfect for your friends this holiday season. Thumbs Up! Day and Night Heat Sensitive Mug

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