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    10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

    10 DIY Dorm Room Projects
    Summer’s not over yet (thank goodness). You still have plenty of time to think about what type of décor you’d like your dorm room to have – and then, instead of purchasing it, why not save some dough and create it? Worried that you’re not crafty enough? Don’t be! These projects aren’t difficult – they’re easy enough that any student can ...
    Published 1 day ago | Rated: +30
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    Basic Life Skills You Should Know

    Basic Life Skills You Should Know
    There are some skills in life that everyone seems to just know. But, at what point did they learn how to do that? Trust us, you’re not alone – obviously, people weren't born knowing how to take care of themselves. Some of these may seem silly or obvious, but you’d be surprised how many students need help with the most basic ...
    Published 7 days ago | Rated: +42
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    The Best Places to Make Friends in College

    The Best Places to Make Friends in College
    You're at a new school, hoping to make friends that will turn into lifelong connections. So, where should you begin looking? What's the key to finding these future lifelong pals? Location, location, location! There are so many great ways to meet friends in college but, the fact of the matter is, you're a lot better of if you start looking in ...
    Published 7 days ago | Rated: +36
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    Kick These College Habits!

    Kick These College Habits!
    Just because you got away with it then doesn't mean you can get away with it now. Everyone’s guilty of having bad habits, but college students develop certain habits that they should grow out of when entering the “real” world. As you may already know, college isn't like “real” life at all. You can often get away with the bare minimum, ...
    Published 19 days ago | Rated: +30
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    Social Media Guidelines for Students

    Social Media Guidelines for Students
    In today’s world, you’re going to get Googled at some point. But, don't fret - just make social media work for (rather than against) you! Remember, those performing an online search for you - employers, colleges and scholarship providers – aren’t on a mission to find dirt, gossip or disqualifications. Most likely, they are simply just trying to learn more about ...
    Published 20 days ago | Rated: +28
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    5 Questions Upperclassman Should Ask Advisors

    5 Questions Upperclassman Should Ask Advisors
    We get it, you're a college upperclassman and you know what you're doing. You may think you know the answers…but, then again, you may be wrong. These five questions are worth asking your academic advisor, if for no other reason than to double-check you’re on the same page. Asking the five following questions simply ensures you’ve crossed your “t’s” and dotted ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +19
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    Amazing Student Apps

    Amazing Student Apps
    It’s undeniable that modern students use smartphones in daily life more so than ever before. In part, because they are fairly recent inventions in society, but there’s more to it than that. Smartphones and other devices have so much to offer students in terms of expanding and assisting with their education. Take apps, for instance. The recent Apple campaign with the ...
    Published 27 days ago | Rated: +37
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    15 Free Money-Saving Apps for Students

    15 Free Money-Saving Apps for Students
    Your smart phone – regardless of type – is the gateway to many great money-saving methods. Whether it’s coupon clipping or locating the best deals in town, there are apps to help you save cash when you need it the most – as a broke student. Check out the following apps, which can help you stick to your strict budget: 1. ...
    Published 28 days ago | Rated: +29
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    Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill

    Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill
    It’s another pairing you wouldn’t expect as far as Lady Gaga is concerned. The pop star has teamed up with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to urge the passing of what’s being called the “Enough Is Enough” bill. The legislation combats sexual assault on college campuses in New York State. The two co-wrote an open letter, exclusively released on Billboard concerning ...
    Published 28 days ago | Rated: +26
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    How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

    How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus
    You’re about to experience four-ish of the best years of your life! Having friends to share it with is part of what makes college so spectacular. Making new friends in college can be intimidating but there are always ways to gain a head start. It can be especially daunting if you’re about to attend a school where you don’t have a ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +25
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    The Five People You Meet in College

    The Five People You Meet in College
    College is full of new experiences and life lessons, many of which are dictated by the people you encounter along the way. Though you’ll obviously meet more than five people, including your fair share of both friends and foes, there are some you’re almost guaranteed to meet. They will span in age, gender, personality and you’ll encounter them within different time ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +23
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    20 Must-See College Movies

    20 Must-See College Movies
    Sidesplitting, serious and downright silly – these college flicks have it all. Sure, they tend to exaggerated college life but they are, in fact, movies. And, as some that has graduated from college, I can watch any of these movies and they bring back fond memories of the good ol’ days. (Except maybe The Social Network mainly because I’m not a ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +30
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    What's Your Status?

    What's Your Status?
    You've probably heard by now that social media and your online presence can affect your ability to win colleges scholarships or even get a job after you graduate. This is not just a rumor! With the help and advice of Mark Kantrowitz, a nationally recognized expert on student financial aid and scholarships, here are some guidelines of what professionals are looking ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +12
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    Conquer Boredom

    Conquer Boredom
    Do you ever just get bored? Your to-do lists are complete, your friends aren't around for whatever reason and you don’t know what to do with yourself. Yeah, it happens. Sometimes you just want to do nothing and that’s OK, too. When you’re itching to accomplish something, it’s a terrible feeling to stare at the wall and feel like you’re wasting ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +22
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    Fastweb Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

    Fastweb Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
    The year was 1995 and the Internet boom was just taking off. Dot-coms were a risky venture; after all, the World Wide Web was still a new concept to many. But, on May 22, 1995, one dot-com was founded, regardless of risk, because it had a higher purpose: to help students find scholarships to pay for school. It was the first ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +21
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    Top Quotes from 2015’s Famous Commencement Speakers

    Top Quotes from 2015’s Famous Commencement Speakers
    It’s graduation season! And, that means it’s also time for those oh-so-riveting commencement speeches. To be completely honest, most commencement speeches are dull and sitting through them is nothing short of painful. For example, I don’t even remember the speaker at my own commencement ceremony. I remember it was a man and I remember he passed as somewhat “notable.” I also ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +31
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    12 Summer Bucket List Ideas for College & Grad Students

    12 Summer Bucket List Ideas for College & Grad Students
    Even though your summer may be occupied with summer school, a job or an internship, it’s important to take time to enjoy your summer break, too. There’s so much fun to be had during the summer months and you don’t want to miss out on all of the memories and experiences that come along with it! Check out these summer bucket ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +29
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    College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm

    College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm
    How would you describe college in five words? The #collegein5words twitter feed suddenly became the hashtag that exploded, as Twitter users weighed in on the burning question. The tweets rose in popularity as The White House got in on the action, followed by First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden who added their views via Twitter on #collegein5words. From ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +29
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    Top 10 Cities for College Grads in 2015

    Top 10 Cities for College Grads in 2015
    One of the main decisions college graduates face is where to plant their first roots upon graduation. Sure, finding a job is a factor in this decision-making process, but you’ll want to ultimately end up in a spot that is ripe with diversity, your peers and has a good economic climate. Recently, the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) ranked the ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +26
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    Summer Bucket List for High School Students

    Summer Bucket List for High School Students
    School’s out for the summer, which means you have plenty of time on your hands to focus on accomplishing other important tasks you need to complete. With a mix of fun, smart and savvy, these tasks are sure to help keep you on track for your college search and occupy your summer down time with meaningful to-do’s. Whether you’re a high ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +31
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