Author Archives: Angela Kovalyak

How to stay focused in college after contracting spring fever

Don’t look now, but college campuses throughout most of the country are being hit with a highly contagious disease known as spring fever. Signs that you have contracted this include: staring blankly out the window during lecture, little or no … Continue reading

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How to get in shape for spring break 2013…or at least before summer!

Okay everybody, listen up. Depending on when your spring break 2013 falls, you only have a few weeks left to get your body swimsuit ready — and this year you can do it without the fad diets. No eating cabbage … Continue reading

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Spring break 2013: 10 ways to ruin your cross-country road trip

Ahhh…the open road. There is nothing quite like jumping in the car with your best buds—and spring break 2013 might be the perfect time to do it. However, before you take off, there are a few road trip tips to … Continue reading

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College spring break 2013: What to pack, what to wear and what to take on road trips!

Your college spring break 2013 is just around the corner! Yay! By now, you have probably already decided where you want to go and how you want to get there — road trips, anyone? — but have you even started … Continue reading

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College students need protection from identity theft and fraud

Let’s face it. You’re a college student. You don’t have much spending money, and your bank accounts are dwindling. The idea of identity theft may never even cross your mind. Who would want to steal from you, anyway? Honestly, a … Continue reading

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Where will you spend your college spring break 2013?

Sand, surf, and stunningly beautiful people in bathing suits. Yes, these three S’s could only mean one thing: it’s college spring break 2013! So, how do you plan to spend your time away from classes and all night cram sessions? … Continue reading

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Creative Valentines Day gifts for her, for him, for them!

Let’s face it: Valentines Day is quickly approaching, and if you have a significant other, he or she will probably expect something. Instead of forking over your hard earned cash on roses that won’t last a week, consider these thoughtful, … Continue reading

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College student loans and credit score: Protect your good credit and financial future

For those of us college students (as well as recent graduates), student loan payments are probably not something at the top of your to-do list. I mean, come on, this is money that is (or was) helping you get through college. … Continue reading

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Valentines Day ideas for the college student budget: Teddy bears, roses, and fancy diners NOT included!

If you are on a college student budget, Valentines Day can be a nightmare—the price of roses spikes, restaurants nicer than the campus dining hall are out of your price range and no one really needs another teddy bear! The … Continue reading

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Tips to stay healthy and avoid the flu season 2013…or at least manage if you get it!

Did you get the flu shot this year? If so, you are among the small 37 percent of Americans who did. If not, you may want to consider visiting the campus clinic, a local pharmacy or your regular doctor to … Continue reading

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