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Finding Cheap Stuff for Your College Dorm

So you've taken out your student loans, paid for tuition, bought a new laptop, and spent the rest on expensive textbooks. You're all set for college now, right? Well, if you're like most students and will be moving into a dorm, unfortunately, you still have a bit more shopping to do. Your dorm will probably only come with a dresser, a closet, and a bed, so everything else that you'll want for your new room will have to be provided by you and … Continue

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Should I Buy an e-Reader for College?

With roommates, classes, finances, and all the other potential sources of stress involved with college, textbooks are probably one of the last things on your mind. But for many students, the high cost and numerous choices surrounding college textbooks end up being a surprising source of woe. Forget spending a mere $100 on textbooks in any given semester; for many students, a typical semester's textbook spend runs easily into the $200-$400 … Continue

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Talking To College Professors, Dos And Don’ts

The college years are all about learning and growth. The most obvious place to learn is in class from trained professionals called professors. Building a healthy relationship with these individuals could help keep your GPA up and improve your understanding of course material. Despite popular belief, professors are experts in their field. Treat them as such. Here are a few dos and don’ts on talking to your college professors. First Few … Continue

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Best Jobs for the College Student

With busy class schedules, a social life, and involvement in extracurricular activities, many students have their plates full. However, many college students are looking for a little extra cash to use for tuition or to go out on the weekend. There are many options for part- time work that college students can fit into their busy schedules and let their wallets grow. It is important to find a job that allows flexibility in schedule and ability … Continue

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Seasonal Depression and the College Student

As the cool fall breeze turns into bitter chilliness, many people hibernate for the winter. This hibernation can cause serious emotional pain and depression. For many college students, it is easy to turn your little dorm room into a cave and never leave. Particularly … Continue

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Top Ten Reasons to go to College

With rising costs in tuition and a decreasing economy, individuals are reconsidering the benefits of a college degree. Whether the reason is financially, academically, personally, socially, intellectually, or physically, there are many factors that could setback going … Continue

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Best Jobs for the College Student

With busy class schedules, a social life, and involvement in extracurricular activities, many students have their plates full. However, many college students are looking for a little extra cash to use for tuition or to go out on the weekend. There are many options for … Continue

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Finding Cheap Stuff for Your College Dorm

So you've taken out your student loans, paid for tuition, bought a new laptop, and spent the rest on expensive textbooks. You're all set for college now, right? Well, if you're like most students and will be moving into a dorm, unfortunately, you still have a bit … Continue

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Pick Two: Social Life, Good Grades, or Sleep

Several factors go into the success of your college experience. On one hand, it is a social environment with parties, friends and little adult supervision. On the other, it is a place of academics. Studying may not be your favorite thing, and you may think that the kid … Continue

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8 Inexpensive but Fun Date Ideas for This Fall

We all know that being a college student means you’re tight on money. Spending quality time with your significant other is what really matters. So, take a look at these cute and cozy date ideas. Jack-O’-Love Halloween is a thrilling time of the year. You and your … Continue