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Tips for Getting Along With Your Roommate

Although most colleges and universities go to great lengths to ensure that roommates are matched with like-minded individuals, it's almost inevitable that conflict will arise between you and your roommate. Even if you and your roommate are good friends, emotions can run high when you're forced to share such a small space with someone who only a few short months ago was a complete stranger. Part of living with a roommate, however, is … Continue

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Major Book Buyback Websites

Many students are listing their textbooks on websites such as Amazon or Half in hopes of a buyer purchasing them. For popular textbooks, you may sell your copy in a few days. For other less popular textbooks, you may maintain the same inventory for months. While listing your textbooks on these websites is a great way to get competitive selling prices, you may not want to wait that long to receive the money. If you are willing to settle for a … Continue

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How Can Your Academic Advisor Help You?

Out of all the people who are there to help you succeed in college, your academic advisor can be your best friend. This person is assigned to you in order to guide you through your entire college career. Why do so many students go to their advisor only when required by the college? This person is a great resource, and they actually want to help. So do yourself a favor and make time to meet with your advisor. Is four years enough time? College … Continue

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Pay for College Without Added Stress

As you embark on your college career, it is important to have your finances and savings in check. College is a large investment that can cost over six figures  for attending  four years. It is easy to go into debt and cause large amounts of stress. Do not panic. There are options to assist you and help to pay for your education. Completing research, applying to financial aid, and utilizing all options will help you reduce of cost of your … Continue

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How Can Your Academic Advisor Help You?

Out of all the people who are there to help you succeed in college, your academic advisor can be your best friend. This person is assigned to you in order to guide you through your entire college career. Why do so many students go to their advisor only when required by … Continue

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Major Book Buyback Websites

Many students are listing their textbooks on websites such as Amazon or Half in hopes of a buyer purchasing them. For popular textbooks, you may sell your copy in a few days. For other less popular textbooks, you may maintain the same inventory for months. While … Continue

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Helping With the Hassles of Off-Campus Housing

Off-campus housing can be a tricky situation, especially as a freshman. This is the first time you’ve ever been on your own, which is a liberating feeling. But you do have adult-like decisions looming in the near future like finding an apartment. Most colleges and … Continue

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Parents: Baby is off to college- now what?

For parents and students alike, college is an exciting and new experience. Parents pack the minivan, sign the tuition bill, and hope for the best for their child in their new environment. After meeting the roommate, making the child's bed for the final time, and pushing … Continue

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Navigate your College Library

Campus libraries are huge. On a college tour, they entice prospective students. I remember touring colleges and day-dreaming about the shelves and shelves of books. I could see myself incorporating so many references into term papers and spending endless hours perusing … Continue

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A+ Foods for an A+ Exam

Studying can take a toll on the average student. From late night cramming to hours of memorization, it is easy to digress from healthy eating patterns while under pressure. It is important to eat properly before an exam. While studying, snack on these super foods to … Continue