• Where to Buy Cheap Textbooks Online

    By searching for textbooks through BIGWORDS, students generally find books for 35-45% less than they would using other textbook sites

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  • The 3 most important things to do after graduation that will change your financial future

    Welcome to post grad life… You are probably already swimming in $30,000 worth of debt. We all know it can be hard to adjust to new financial obligations your first year out of school. You’ll be managing student loans, paying  for an adult apartment, new clothes for work, insane taxes will be deducted for your pay, and health insurance will

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  • Every Summer Festival YOU Need to Know About

    It’s SUMMER TIMMME!!! Time to pack up and hit the summer festival circuit! We have put together a comprehensive list of the BEST summer festivals going on this year with locations and dates. YOU ARE WELCOME! But first, let me give you some advice. Never pack meat in your cooler and invest in proper festival camping gear. We found some

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  • How to become a soccer genius in time for World Cup

    Soccer – or “football,” as it’s more commonly known around the globe – is the most popular sport in the world, but the U.S. isn’t quite in step with this trend. In America, we tend to focus on the big four – football, baseball, basketball and hockey – and soccer isn’t even much of an afterthought. However, every four years

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  • Cool summer gadgets for the beach and the boardroom

    Whether you’re spending your summer pushing papers at an internship or lounging poolside every day, you’ll probably need more than that worn-out beer coozy or off-brand earbuds to make the most of the next few months…

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  • 2014 Summer Reading List (That is Actually Good)

    I hate getting the reading list from Barnes and Nobles because it’s terrible. As someone who lounges poolside on the reg and travels sporadically, I need a list of really good books to keep me entertained (and to keep strangers from talking to me).

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  • The Nation’s “Most Desirable” Colleges

    Now, there’s a way to find out just how much other people want to go to your favorite school. A cool new map compiled by eCollege Finder shows which schools are the “most desired” in each state.

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  • SHOCKING! How to Never Spend a Dime on Textbooks (and even make $ off them)

    Did you know when you use Bigwords.com you can sell your textbooks for more than you paid? It’s called supply and demand. Right now your textbooks are in high demand. Online book stores are in a frenzy to get their hands on your Spring 2014 textbooks for their Summer 2014 classes. The sooner you act the more money you can

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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 you.  

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  • I Was Going to Hire You….But Then I Saw Your Selfies : How College Grads Can Protect Themselves from Being Passed Up for an Interview

    First impressions are now on the internet instead of in person. Potential employers will hit “NEXT” faster than you can take a selfie if you don’t get your social media under control. Google yourself…. What do you see? Most likely you will see a link to your Facebook profile. As a college graduate, it is a great time to re-evaluate your

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  • Rent or Buy? When You’re Completely Textbook Clueless

    Although summertime for many college students means relaxing poolside, for others hitting the books doesn’t end. Some students opt to take summer classes to get certain courses out of the way or help reduce the number of credits they’ll need to take during the regular school year. Because these courses are usually completed in six-to-eight weeks, rather than a full

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  • How To Find 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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  • Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts College Students Can Afford

    Mother’s day is May 11th & we know you are broke but there are a ton of gifts that don’t cost a lot.  Show mom you really thought of her this year instead of grabbing whatever you could at the Target  $1 bin the day of.  Read on and we will even tell you what to write in the card

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  • How College Students Make the Most Money from Used Textbooks

    College students do one MAJOR thing that decides their financial fate the next 4 years and that is they buy, rent, and sell textbooks using Bigwords.com. As soon as your finals are over you should have 1 thing on your mind and that is offloading your $500-$800 worth of textbooks that you have been carrying around like Quazi Moto. College

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  • Proven Super Foods That Make You Smarter For Finals!

    Finals are stressful but there are ways you can manage your stress just by eating.. yes.. eating!!!! Take a look at some of the best foods you can eat and what they do to help your brain! It’s pretty cool to know you can snack your way to a better grade just by adding these 5 things to your diet.

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