• 2015 Best E-Readers And Tablets For College Students

    Maybe old school isn’t your style – and lugging around a bunch of textbooks isn’t for you. If you prefer to keep all of your course materials and books in one, sleek device, but aren’t sure which ereader or tablet is best for you, we have some suggestions on some of the top devices out there – most of which

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  • 8 Awesome Apps for Taking Notes in College

    The hardest transition from high school to college is the increase in the amount of information dumped upon you in one given lecture. As we write down as fast as the instructor is speaking, we miss their examples on board, slides, etc. Frustration ensues…but not anymore. Take a look on these 7 useful apps and aids that can help you

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  • Summer Slim Down

    Yikes! Was that the first word that left your mouth after shedding your winter coat? Most Americans gain 5 pds during the winter months. The gain is slow so you may not even realize it until you try to button your summer shorts. Here are some easy ways to burn fat fast and some foods that will help while also

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  • Are Women’s Colleges Doomed?

    When Sweet Briar College recently announced that it will be shutting its doors this summer, disheartened alumni nationwide expressed their grief. The 114-year old women’s college has faced financial problems and declining enrollment in recent years, despite its reputation as a top private liberal arts college. But the school’s closing raises a bigger question: What does the future hold –

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  • 7 Cheap Items That Instantly Refresh Your Dorm Room

        If you’re like most college students, chances are that you’ve reached the point in the year when sharing a shoebox-sized room with another person has started to wear on you and the thought of staring at ugly, university-issued furniture for another three months makes your skin crawl. There’s some good news: You don’t have to live like that

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  • Relax! Experts say that where you go to school isn’t everything

    Right now, high school seniors nationwide are holding their breath, anxiously awaiting word on whether or not they were admitted to their top choice schools. Although the weeks leading up to notification emails might be some of the most stressful of a teenager’s life, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni thinks that high school students need to relax. In his

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  • March Madness for Dummies

    I admit it. I was never sure what March Madness was until today. I thought it might be a weird disease at first but soon learned from my roommate it was actually a basketball phenomenon that happens every year during the 2nd week of March and last through the first week of April. Here is a quick break down so

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  • 5 Tips To Help You Survive Midterms

    5 Ways To Help Your Survive Midterms Spring Break is so close you can practically taste the margaritas. But, first, you probably have a big mountain to climb: 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

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  • Uber Continues Its Path To Total World Domination

        Taking a cab is so 2009. These days, Uber is the only way to get around – whether it’s after a long night of barhopping or across town to that job interview that not easily accessible via public transportation. While the company has been criticized for its surge pricing during peak times, it continues to dominate the transportation

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  • The Never-Ending-Winter Survival Kit

    Though spring is just around the corner, the weather outside is still quite frightful…well, unless you happen to be lucky enough to attend school in Hawaii, southern California or Florida. But don’t worry – we have everything you need to survive the cold and snow this winter. Check out our “winter survival kit” that will help you endure the shortest,

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  • Get All Of Your Spring Break Essentials – And Non-Essentials – Through BIGWORDS

      If you have the winter blues, take solace in knowing that Spring Break is around the corner. Whether you’re planning to party on an exotic beach, hit the slopes or have the best staycation ever, we have everything you need to make Spring Break 2015 the best ever.   Fun in the sun – That all-inclusive package in Jamaica was

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  • Cast Your Own Vote For Best Picture!

    The Academy Awards will be held on February 22nd – which means time is running out to watch all of those films you swore you’d see when nominations were announced last year. While other awards shows have given us all a glimpse into the front-runners for each category, who really cares what a bunch of stuffy old voters think, right?

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  • Beat The Winter Blues With A Light Box

      More than half-a-million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). These people tend to experience depression when the days are shorter and darker, and perk back up in April/May, when we have more hours of sunshine. It’s important to get in mind that being depressed doesn’t just mean being sad or off, it’s a severe state of despondency that

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  • TV series to satisfy your nostalgia

    Recently, Jimmy Fallon excited 90’s kids worldwide when he reunited (most of) the Saved by the Bell cast for a skit parodying the hit television show. In the skit, Jessie gets “so excited,” Slater (with his trademark mullet) shows us some of his famous dance moves, and we find out that Zack has knocked up teen queen Kelly. This mini-reunion

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  • Romantic Movies To Watch With That Special Someone (Or By Yourself With Some Tissues)

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you’re single and looking, in a relationship, happily on your own, or have some weird undefined thing with the cute guy down the hall, getting ready for February 14th can be kind of daunting. To get you in the Valentine’s Day spirit, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most romantic

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