• 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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  • Dating in College: What I Would Have Told a Younger Me

      Dating is tricky – especially on a college campus. Although it might seem like you have plenty of options, the social scene can be small – make a mistake and you’re stuck with awkward encounters at parties for four years. If I could go back and do it all over again, I’d do the whole college dating thing way

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  • Getting The College Experience As A Commuter Student

    Not every college student gets to experience campus life. According to U.S. News and World Report, nearly 20 percent of incoming college freshman are commuters and many large universities report that the majority of students are commuters – in the case of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, this number reaches a whopping 90 percent. While it’s true that

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  • Slay In College With These Back To School Study Tips

    We get it: There are parties to attend, friends to make and activities to join. But amidst all of the fun that comes with the first few weeks of school, there’s also – you know – classes. And some of you might actually be determined to make your mark scholastically this year. Believe it or not, being a straight-A student

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  • How To Score A Cheap Laptop For College

    If you’re gearing up to start college in the fall, chances are that you have a long back-to-school list full of dorm room essentials, school supplies and other “must haves” to prepare you for the next phase in your life. Unfortunately, the expenses of going away to college can be dizzying and finding a place where you can cut corners

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  • Five Easy Jobs To Help You Make Extra Cash

      As summer rolls along, a quick look at your bank account might reveal an unpleasant fact: You’ve blown through your savings and it looks like you’ll be eating ramen for the rest of the year. Well, have no fear – there are plenty of ways you can earn some cash without the hassle of committing yourself to a part-time

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  • 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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