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Home Sweet Dorm Room . . . Or Not?

Even if you’ve moved around a bit throughout your growing-up years, you’ve probably lived with family the whole time. Even if you’ve experienced changing family dynamics, most of the people with whom you’ve shared a home have probably been family . . . for better, or for worse. You may argue and annoy each other to death, but, at the end of the day, you’re pretty used to each other, and you make it work. You know that your parents will put up … Continue

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Need a Textbook? Now There’s an App for That

In January 2012, Apple uncovered a momentous addition to the e-textbook industry: iBooks 2. This free app allows for reading interactive digital textbooks. Along with iBooks 2, Apple introduced iBooks Author, a software application that allows authors to easily create and publish digital textbooks on any Macintosh computers. Integration with iTunes U means that audio and video lectures are enhanced by iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch apps that can … Continue

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What to Do When the Class You Need Is Closed

As a college student, there’s nothing worse than seeing the dreadful “closed-icon” above the class that you so desperately needed to take next semester. Don’t start freaking out just yet! Make sure you exhaust all of your options before throwing in the towel. 1. Contact the Professor The first thing that you always want to do is email the professor that teaches the course. Explain your situation to them about how you really need to take this … Continue

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Student Loan Repayment Options

Five-figure student loan debt is a thing of the present. This debt is a completely new beast that recent graduates contend with on a yearly, monthly and sometimes daily basis. Student debt has risen 47% in the past decade; along with economic downturn, this makes the world an uncertain place for recent graduates. Students are now forced to delay the American dream of home ownership and family building, merely to survive on meager incomes that … Continue

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textbook stack

Need a Textbook? Now There’s an App for That

In January 2012, Apple uncovered a momentous addition to the e-textbook industry: iBooks 2. This free app allows for reading interactive digital textbooks. Along with iBooks 2, Apple introduced iBooks Author, a software application that allows authors to easily create … Continue

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If You’re Lonely, You’re Not Alone

Are you lonely? Yes, you. Are you lonely? Let’s be honest here. There’s no one to impress. This isn’t about how many Facebook friends you have or how many people follow you on Twitter. And it’s not about how many texts you get each day or hour, either. It has nothing to … Continue

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What to Do When the Class You Need Is Closed

As a college student, there’s nothing worse than seeing the dreadful “closed-icon” above the class that you so desperately needed to take next semester. Don’t start freaking out just yet! Make sure you exhaust all of your options before throwing in the towel. 1. … Continue

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Community College Benefits Many

There are many factors that determine what college someone attends. Factors such as distance from home, tuition, size, convenience, and scheduling affect many prospective college students. Many students starting out in college attend community college to build a solid … Continue

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Student Loan Repayment Options

Five-figure student loan debt is a thing of the present. This debt is a completely new beast that recent graduates contend with on a yearly, monthly and sometimes daily basis. Student debt has risen 47% in the past decade; along with economic downturn, this makes the … Continue

college student wearing crazy socks

Home Sweet Dorm Room . . . Or Not?

Even if you’ve moved around a bit throughout your growing-up years, you’ve probably lived with family the whole time. Even if you’ve experienced changing family dynamics, most of the people with whom you’ve shared a home have probably been family . . . for better, or … Continue