Author Archives: Bessie Mazur

Save money now to save yourself from headaches later

The sooner you learn how to handle your own money now while on a budget, the sooner you’ll feel more confident when you have a career and more cash flow! Here are some life hacks to help you learn to … Continue reading

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Life Hacks: Too busy not to get in shape

I get it, you’re busy, you don’t have time to work out 60 minutes a day. But are you also too busy to get sick or be laid up for a week because you pulled a muscle helping a friend … Continue reading

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Interview etiquette: How to write a thank you email after a job interview

No matter how informal the job interview might have seemed, you should always – and I mean always – send the person or persons who interviewed you a thank you note of some kind. Whether it is an email, a typed letter … Continue reading

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DIY Wednesday: How to make your own last minute Halloween costume

If you’ve waited to learn how to make your own last minute Halloween costume, you’re in good company!  Doing a quick search on the web comes up with these great last-minute Halloween costume ideas that you can make with just … Continue reading

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Test prep: Make the most out of your study time by following these study tips

Whether you’re a first-year college student or a seasoned veteran of finals, you know that studying is a major part of being in college. If you learn to master your study techniques, you won’t have test anxiety when exams come … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad Finale: What you missed from the show of the year! SPOILER ALERT

OK, OK. I admit it. I became a fan very late in the game. After the finale tonight, I’m not sure I can watch any other drama on TV (yes, even my beloved Grey’s Anatomy) without feeling a bit disappointed. Here’s … Continue reading

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College life: How to put together a tool kit to keep you prepared for just about anything!

If this is going to be your first time living on your own, you’ll want to have a handy tool kit that will ensure that you’re prepared for almost anything! Here are my best “go-to” tips for living on your … Continue reading

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Education news from around the U.S.: New MOOC format gaining popularity by the day; what’s in it for you?

It’s true that college costs keep rising with no end in sight. From textbooks and supplies to courses and certification exams, college students, and their parents, are definitely feeling the burn. But, there’s a new education innovation that is gaining … Continue reading

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Conflict in Egypt: Stay informed with CengageBrain

If you’ve been too consumed with beaches and bonfires to pay attention to the news this week, you’ve likely missed what’s going on in Egypt. With a little help from our research team, CengageBrain will keep you in the know … Continue reading

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Buying or renting a textbook this semester? Here’s how to get the most bang for your buck!

If you’re taking classes this fall, you had better step up your game and start looking into buying or renting textbooks for the semester. You definitely don’t want to spend the first week of your semester standing in line at … Continue reading

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