5 Tips for Getting Back Into Your School Schedule

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This post comes from Carrie, a second-year student at Portland State University in Oregon. While only in her second year, Carrie has already racked up enough credits for junior standing, all while working as a freelance writer and oboe instructor in addition to her full-time studies — so you know her advice is good! Here’s… Read more »

New Year, New You: Stick with Your Resolutions!

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The new year brings with it inspiration for improvement for all of us but also a particular set of resolutions and goals for college students. Those do’s and don’ts you set around January 1? Those ambitions and strategies for change for the better? They’re important but they tend to go by the wayside a week… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Off-Campus Living

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How awesome would it be to have an apartment of your own? It would give you your own space and freedom. It would also give you more bills and a landlord. Off-campus living has many great advantages and plenty of disadvantages to consider before making a move into your own apartment. Pro: Freedom Let's start… Read more »

12 Apps Every College Student Needs

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Your smartphone isn’t just for posting selfies, Tweeting clever observations, and finding the best happy-hour deals in your town, it’s actually a powerful platform for helping you make the most of your college experience, academic and otherwise. We’ve rounded up a dozen apps beneficial for all college students, regardless of your device’s OS and your… Read more »

So You Want to Save on Textbooks?

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If you’re a student, you know that every penny counts. That said, we’ve put together this new video showing you what’s up with CampusBooks.com and how it’s a must-use savings site for high-school students, undergrads, graduate students, avid readers, and anyone who loves a good deal. Whether you’re buying books, renting books, or selling books… Read more »

Dear High School Grad: Here’s What to Expect From College

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Instead of spending full days in high school classrooms, college students spend significantly less time in the classroom, but more time studying. College students experience more independence, which means more academic responsibility and accountability. College Classes As a college student, you’ll choose the courses you take with the help of an academic adviser. Classes may… Read more »