• 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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  • 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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  • Whether you are a River Rat or Pool Troll, We Got Epic Floats for Cheap

    What comes right after finals? SUMMER POOL PARTIES!!!! The coolest most popular person at any summer rager is not the person who has a story about seeing Pharrell  do a set with Daft Punk at Coachella’s secret spaceship party at 4 am… PS if you don’t know what a “Coachella” is it’s not a furry crepuscular rodent that takes dirt

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  • Toot Toot: 22 Jump Street Trailer!

    It’s hard enough for me to remember which part of Channing Tatum’s name comes first. Ask me to pick my favorite Tatum Channing movie…

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  • App Review: Instant Wingman – An App for Not Getting Rejected (No Stupid Pick Up Lines…Promise)

    Is your Tinder on fire? Are you in an infamous “Tinderbox”(a location where there are 5 or more engaging Tinder users in your vicinity) and just losing your mind not knowing how to approach the babe from across the bar who liked your pic and you liked hers and now.. arrggghhh!! Now what!? Have no fear (of rejection) because we

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  • Get Almost ALL Your Money Back Selling Your Textbooks! Here are the Tips & Tricks…

    Originally posted on November 6, 2013 It’s time to unload your textbooks onto another poor unfortunate soul. Here are a couple of quick tips for selling your textbooks back during buyback season… Sell it Uber-fast! Publishing companies create new editions of textbooks all the time. Hold on to your textbook for too long and the new edition could render it

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  • It’s True! States Offering FREE College Tuition

      In an era when the rising cost of education feels as certain as death and taxes, there are still a few surprises. One thing that shocked me was the news that another state is proposing free higher education for students at community colleges. The proposals have come up in three states so far: Mississippi, Oregon, and Tennessee. The stipulations

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  • Helpful Hints on How to Pass Your Midterms and Finals

    Panic? Anxiety? Loss of motivation? Must be test time! It’s funny how hard your body physically and mentally fights taking tests in college.  You will have to fight distractions and avoid your party friends but in the end we promise it will pay off. Follow these easy rules and we promise a successful midterm and final.  Schedule Study Time There

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  • True Detective: Best Show Since Breaking Bad

    In True Detective, McConaughey and Harrleson play Louisiana detectives investigating the trail of dead left behind by a serial killer that ends up spanning 17 years. Any fan of great dramas like HBO’s The Wire, AMC’s Breaking Bad, and fans of slow burn shows with a very gritty and realistic portrayal of character interaction and events will love this. The

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  • March Madness and Spring Break = March Best Month EVER!

    March Madness 2014 kicks off March 18th and Spring Break is basically here which makes March the best month EVER!!! NCAA Basketball 10 for XBOX360   $37.99 with free shipping  when you use Bigwords.com (retails for $68). March Madness returns March 18th! Get in the game with NCAA Basketball 10 for XBOX360 for only 37.99 when using Bigwords.com to price

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  • Wanna Play? 5 Beach Games that Force You to Mingle

    Oh hay girrrlllll!!!  Games are the #1 easiest way to meet your fellow spring breakers. Trust me, I am not a genius but someone who has been on 5 spring breaks while trying to graduate in 4 years (shout out to UCF aka U Can’t Finish)! Did I mentioned these games were super fun to play with just your friends

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