• Lies people tell you about post-college life

    You’ve heard it a million times: College is the best time of your life. You get to live with the freedom of an adult, but none of the responsibility. Friends abound in close quarters, so finding a person (or people) to hang with is never a problem. Making your own course schedule allows you to sleep in and – in

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  • 7 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before Going Away To College

    The summer between finishing high school and starting college is a really exciting time. With high school behind you, you can move onto the next phase of your life – freedom, parties, football games and a seemingly endless supply of people to date. But before you move onto drunken debauchery, there’s plenty to check off your bucket list for your

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Holiday Gift Ideas: 8 Great Gadgets For A Geekier Gift

    It’s never been so chic to be a geek. In a world full of quirky technological gadgets, if you’re a geek, 2015 is your time to shine. So why not let your geek flag fly high while giving the gift of geek to others this holiday season? We have a list of some of our favorites to help you out.

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  • Five Things You May Need To Make Midterm Studying Bearable

    It feels like you just started classes, right? Wrong. Things are in full swing and, believe it or not, midterms are coming up faster than you can say “beer me.” While studying is sure to put a damper on your fun for a few weeks, it doesn’t need to make life unbearable. We have some products that will help you

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  • 5 Must-Haves For The Tailgating Rookie

    IT’S HERE! After along eight months since the last touchdown, college football season is back. Whether you go to a school with a national championship contender or a D3 team – or your loyalties lie elsewhere – getting prepared for those long Saturdays of tailgating is a lot of fun. If you’re still scrambling to find everything you need, have

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  • Goodbye Summer, Hello Summer Sales

      You’ve probably noticed that back-to-school items have hit the shelves and fall clothing has replaced t-shirts and bikinis on the racks at your favorite stores. It’s official: Summer is coming to a close. True, there are still a few weekends left until Labor Day and plenty of warm days ahead, but before we know it, the air is going

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