• 10 Books That Are Now Oscar Nominated Movies In 2017

    Whether directly interpreted from or the inspiration for, these are the books that hit it big on the silver screen!   A Long Way Home (Inspired the movie Lion) A long way home, was the inspiration for the movie Lion which earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography. Story of Your

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  • 6 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 2017. 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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  • 17 Must-Read Books Becoming Movies In 2017

    Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Release Date: January 6, 2017 (watch trailer) Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and

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  • Patriots vs Falcons Super Bowl: Just Another Excuse To Party Party

    A little game of footy ball is going down next weekend and they call it the Super Bowl. Heard of it? It equals out to be 4 hours of grown men beating the crap out of each other with amazing Pepsi and Doritos commercials airing every 3 minutes. Personally, I tune in to the puppy bowl (don’t judge).  The super

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  • Nine Items To Help You Stave Off Dorm Room Boredom This Semester

    Chances are good that by this point in the semester, that poster of Van Gough’s “Starry Night” that you loved so much back in September is a looking a little stale on your wall. It’s a new semester and that means that it’s time for a dorm room refresh. We get it: You’re on a budget and can’t spend a

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  • How To Spend The Least Amount Of Money On Textbooks Every Semester

    Buying textbooks in the 21st century is a ridiculously stressful process. In the old days, the only option students had to buy textbooks was to make a trip to the campus bookstore, wait in long lines and pay an exorbitant amount of money for required course materials. Today, not only are campus bookstores not the only option, they’re generally not the

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  • Get started on those New Year’s resolutions FROM HOME with these exercise tools

    If you’re like most Americans, you probably spent the past couple of months eating and drinking too much, and now your pants are feeling a little tight. The pledge to lose weight and get in shape is the most popular New Year’s resolution around, but crowded gyms in January can be enough to make even the most determined person quickly

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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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  • 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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  • How To Become A Morning Person And Not Feel Like Garbage All Day

    Science shows that early risers are happier, healthier and more productive than night owls. So, if you’re trying to figure out how to find more hours in the day, setting an alarm for daybreak might be the answer. Transitioning from being a night owl to getting up at the crack of dawn isn’t easy, but we have a few tips

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  • 6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Study Better

    The end-of-the-semester clock is ticking down – before you know it, finals will be here. If you have spent more time this semester studying your Instagram feed than your textbooks, consider yourself officially warned. If you’re not sure how to even begin digging into your class notes, there are a few scientifically proven tactics you can employ to be more

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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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  • 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? Be realistic about your study spot. If there

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  • 5 Tips To Help You Survive Midterms

      Midterms. While there aren’t a ton of shortcuts and ways to sugarcoat the reality of copious amounts of tests and papers you must get through within just a few days of each other, there are some ways to ease the pain. 1 Caffeine, caffeine, caffeine. Whether your poison is soda, coffee or energy drinks, make sure that you’re fully

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