Author Archives: Claire Moore

DIY Dorm room decorating ideas for college

Dorm life includes a lot of studying, partying and just plain hanging out. You need to do a lot in a small space. In order to pull off a cool dorm room you could use a few diy decorating ideas. … Continue reading

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Geeky gadgets and other cool stuff you need for college

It’s a new school year and time to get your geek on. There are plenty of must-have gadgets and other cool stuff from which to choose – so much that it’s going to be hard to decide which new tech gadgets … Continue reading

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How to become an entrepreneur while still in college

You don’t have to worry about facing a tight job market after college if you know how to start your own business now. Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone, but if you like calling the shots and taking some chances it may … Continue reading

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DIY ideas for book loving college students

Nothing beats the look, feel and smell of a real book. If you love books, then no doubt your home is chock full of the little dears. Stacked up and overflowing. Let’s look at how to make a bookshelf that … Continue reading

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DIY pet care tips for man’s best friend

Owning a pet, especially a dog, is one of the most enjoyable experiences you can have. And it can be one of the most expensive. Pet care can include costs for special food, shots, grooming and other medical issues. But … Continue reading

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Are you eligible for the Pay As You Earn plan?

On June 9, 2014, President Obama signed an executive order that will make it easier for millions of young borrowers to repay their federal direct student loans. With average student loan debt hovering around $30,000 per student and total student … Continue reading

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How to deal with grief after losing a loved one

When a friend faces the loss of a loved one, it’s hard to find the right words to help them deal with their sense of grief and loss. The truth is that there is nothing that you can say to … Continue reading

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What does it take to create a cool website?

Everyone is on the web so why not you? Sites are easy to create if you have a little talent. You can establish your web presence with a cool website and share your thoughts and talents with the world. All … Continue reading

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Bad with dates, deadlines? Create a DIY planner

College life is filled with dates and deadlines. To stay on track you definitely need a good yearly calendar where you can track your courses, assignments and social events. It’s not too early to put together a planner for the … Continue reading

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The best gift ideas for college grads

If you know anyone who is graduating from college, you’ll want to look at some good gift ideas for their graduation gift. Money is always nice, but if you can’t shower your favorite graduate with cash, think about some diy … Continue reading

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