Entries by Bessie Mazur

Back to school deals: What you need to make it through the year

I know it’s barely the beginning of August but you’re going to need to start thinking about getting back into the mode of being in school. Let’s not get too ahead of ourselves though. I don’t want you to start doing homework already! We’re talking about shopping those back to school deals, and August is […]

What you need to know about food allergies and campus food

Campus life is about many new experiences, and learning to prepare food and fend for yourself is a part of those experiences! If you’re part of the 75% of people who can’t digest dairy or you have gluten or soy food allergies, you need to know about campus food and your food allergies/sensitivities before your […]

DIY gift ideas on a college student budget

Let’s face it; you’re a college student on a budget. You know that everyone understands, but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to still give gifts to those special people in your life that won’t break the bank? Read on for some DIY gift ideas for any occasion! Let’s get organized First, let’s round […]

Medical marijuana and your college campus

One by one, states in the union are passing laws that support the usage of medical marijuana for people suffering debilitating medical conditions. Two states, Colorado, and now Washington, have even legalized the recreational usage of marijuana for adults aged 21 and older. However, because marijuana remains a Schedule 1 substance, your university (even in […]

DIY summer drinks and desserts for your next party

Summer break is about just that — taking a break to enjoy the warmer weather, the time off, and to spend time with friends and family. If you’re having company, whether at a beach party, a backyard BBQ or just an on campus shindig, check out these DIY summer drinks and desserts that will please […]

How to eat healthy on a college budget

There are many organic products now available at local grocers that weren’t available a few years ago. And there are many people pushing the “all organic diet” and passing judgment on those of us who can’t afford these expensive products. Curious about how to eat healthy on a college budget? Read on for this week’s […]

Need to know tips for a great college life

The prospect of heading to college in the fall as a freshman is scary enough, but if you can prepare yourself just a little bit for what you’re getting yourself into, you’ll be much more relaxed. Read on to find out some things you need to know about college life! Financial life You’ve likely heard […]

Plan a staycation during your summer break

If you’re staying close to home this summer break to save money and take extra credits at the community college, you should consider planning a ‘staycation’ celebration with your buds who will also be hangin’ around. Cindy Cesca, writer over here with CengageBrain, posted the “Top 10 staycation ideas for college students in need of […]

DIY crafts for your dorm room or apartment!

If you’re like me and you like having a crafty project to keep yourself busy between semesters or on breaks, you’ll love these easy DIY crafts for your dorm room or apartment! Don’t worry, you don’t need to be an art major or champion with the sewing machine to tackle these crafts. You just need […]

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 save money now, to save headaches later! First things, first In order to save money, […]