Many college students feel homesickness. We miss the comfortable and predictable lifestyle that made us feel safe at home and during high school.
If you experience homesickness, there are many ways to help you cope. (Credit: College Cranium)
Now everything is different, new and strange. Since good student health depends on working through being homesick, here are some college tips for a successful and happy campus life. Continue reading
Procrastinating. Something college students know absolutely nothing about, right? Just kidding. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand that sometimes you’d rather wait to prepare yourself for the new school year.
The good news is that you can still take advantage of great back-to-school deals for all of your college needs. CengageBrain.com is here to help make your transition into the fall semester a smooth one. Continue reading
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Everyone has their own preference. Some college students like echapters and others would rather walk around campus with an armload of huge textbooks that weigh a ton.
Read your eChapters with ease on your digital device. (Credit: Alexis Grant)
Whether you’re the type of student that likes to highlight and scribble, or the type of student that’s always on the go, CengageBrain has all college textbook formats to make college life easier. Continue reading
There are so many college tips for things a college freshman should bring when he or she leaves home, to have in their dorm rooms or to buy when they get there.
Be mindful about what you do and don’t need to bring to college. (Credit: awnisALAN, Flickr Creative Commons)
You want to be prepared but you also want to enjoy campus life and not overdo it. To save money and to save space in your college dorms, here are seven things you don’t need. Continue reading
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For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Pat Tillman Foundation welcomes the addition of four new University Partners in support of the Tillman Military Scholars program. Georgetown University, Indiana University, The Ohio State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were selected as Tillman Military Scholar University Partners, bringing the total to 15 partner institutions nationwide.
Each partnered university has demonstrated effective leadership and support services for the student veterans, active servicemembers and their families on campus. Continue reading
From California to Massachusetts, a group of ten high school student volunteers and two crew leaders set out this summer to restore sections of the Paulinskill Valley Trail in Sussex County’s Kittatinny Valley State Park that were heavily affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
In their efforts, volunteers were able to repaint bridges along the trail, remove overgrown vegetation and install informational kiosks in sections of the park. Continue reading
While the Sahel may lack in having sustainable, clean water, they are certainly not lacking in sunshine. The local partners of the September Campaign are using this to their advantage by creating solar-powered systems as well as drilling wells, which will bring cool, clean water up from underground.
Read on to learn more about how charity: water is making strides to make a positive change for the citizens of the Sahel region. Continue reading
It’s a new school year. You’ll make lots of new friends, and people will be coming in and out of dorm rooms at all hours. Theft on a college campus can be a problem when college students aren’t careful.
Prevent theft by holding onto valuable items. (Credit: Dennis Wahlman / Mainstream)
Don’t trust everyone and use common sense to make sure your belongings are safe and secure. Here are 10 campus safety tips to prevent theft from college dorms so you can enjoy your college life. Continue reading
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Searching for cheap college textbooks? Let me ask you something? How do you know the college student who had it last semester wasn’t an idiot? How do you know if the correct sections are highlighted? That the columns haven’t been annotated with obscure markings akin to Klingon?
Cheap textbooks are a must-have for college students. (Credit: Pixabay.com)
How do you know you won’t end up with a torn-up textbook spine or pages filled with cartoon body parts that nobody wants to see! Those used college textbooks may be cheap but they aren’t always a value! Continue reading
Labor Day has come and gone and you STILL haven’t gotten your back-to-school supplies? It’s a good thing we don’t discriminate against those who choose to purchase their supplies until they’re more settled into the semester.
With that in mind CengageBrain.com is always here for your textbook, eBook, and rental needs. And no, just because you got a late start doesn’t mean the “good stuff” is gone. Continue reading