Author Archives: Brainiac

Back to school in style: Top ten college student apps to get your year started right!

Getting back into the swing of the school year is always tough after you’ve had months off for summer break. College life is about balancing classes, studying, working and having a social life, which can be stressful even for the … Continue reading

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College student savings: Getting the most out of back to school deals

Getting back into the groove of a new semester means ensuring you’ve got all the technology you need, all the dorm and living essentials and enough school supplies to stock a small office cabinet. But, those costs can add up … Continue reading

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Dealing with confrontation: Intimidating professors, troublesome roommates

Each new semester brings new academic and personal relationships and, unfortunately, not all of them can be a perfect match. It’s inevitable that we’ll be thrown into situations of confrontation throughout our college careers, but learning effective ways to deal … Continue reading

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Web Instagram, archiving instantly with Seagate backup software and other online trends

Hot diggity digital: It’s our Internet and technology roundup! Have you been just too busy clicking through vacation photos on your camera to see what all your friends are sharing online? Did you know that Web Instagram may be joining … Continue reading

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New year, new start: Learning how to make and keep new school year resolutions

Being a college student means you have to learn how to wear many different kinds of hats. Being a student, co-worker, roommate, classmate, friend, significant other, etc., can be stressful at times. Knowing how to manage your time is a … Continue reading

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College roommate trouble: How to know and what to do if you’ve chosen the wrong roommate

High school and your parents are in the rearview mirror — life is good, right? Well, that may depend on who turns out to be sharing your dorm room. Finding a college roommate that you mesh with can be harder … Continue reading

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College survival tips: Keep in touch over the summer with friends, professors and TAs

Keeping in touch with friends over the summer can make for an easier transition back into classes come fall. Although technology has made that task easier than ever, it does still require a bit of effort on your part. But, … Continue reading

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Summer classes: Stay focused and get credits faster

“Summer school” sounds like a punishment. You’d rather get a job, party or just veg during your summer vacation. The benefits to taking summer courses make the off-peak grind worth it though, plus you can choose from lots of different … Continue reading

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College graduation gift ideas you should be hinting for from parents and grandparents

Ah graduation, a time for thinking of the future, sure, but also a time for gifts! Every soon-to-be-grad knows they can count on Mom and Dad or their grandparents to recognize the occasion with a special present or memento. Why … Continue reading

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Where will you travel for summer break?

Summer break: A glorious two and a half months of freedom from the daily grind of your classes — or a chance to get ahead on the next semester. Whether you’re searching for a global education or just some good ol’ … Continue reading

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