Author Archives: Claire Moore

Unintended consequences of posting online: Use of social networking sites sparks legal battles for Courtney Love and college students

Social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram have become as much a part of our daily lives as morning coffee. Yet those who enjoy these sites rarely think about the unintended consequences of posting every passing thought and emotion for … Continue reading

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The consequences of buying a term paper from a custom writing paper mill: Plagiarizing by any other name

Many a student facing a deadline has thought about buying their term paper from a custom writing service, also known as a paper mill. But what they may not realize is that if they turn in that paper as their … Continue reading

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Getting a tax refund? Tips and help for filing college students’ federal tax returns

By the end of January you should have received the paperwork you need for filing your state and federal tax return. Like most starving students you’re probably expecting a tax refund. Do you know all requirements for filing? Tax laws … Continue reading

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How to organize your life documents: Student tips for keeping track of important paperwork

Now that you’re in college you may have noticed that you have to learn how to organize your life. It’s not enough to master math, English, and the skills required in your major. The paperwork in your life is beginning … Continue reading

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Can you say, “Plagiarize?”: Why custom writing and buying a term paper from a paper mill is a bad idea

By far one of the most stressful experiences for a student is writing a term paper, research project or essay. The idea is to write based on your own work and not to plagiarize (steal) the work of others. No … Continue reading

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Kindle books, iPad or paper: Good books to read during the winter holidays

Now that finals are done, your time is your own during the winter holidays. Need something to do? How about curling up with a good book? Whether you prefer paper, Kindle books or filling your iPad with books from the … Continue reading

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Relaxation tips: Stress management techniques and ways to relieve stress for college students

Now that finals are over, you have a few weeks for relaxation so you can find your groove again. But once the new semester begins, will you just go back to your old stressful ways? Why not use this time … Continue reading

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Is a summer internship in your future? It’s time to apply for internships

The winter break is a time to rest, celebrate and apply for a summer internship. Wait, what? That’s right. It’s time to start looking into internships for summer 2014. Why so early? Because most internships require you to follow a … Continue reading

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Money matters: How to save money, manage your first bank account and debunk the myth of free money

Going away to college likely means that for the first time you’re dealing with money matters on your own. It’s a time to learn how to save money, manage your first bank account, pay bills and budget your cash. Learning … Continue reading

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Winter wonderland: Family activities and other winter break ideas

When your classes are over and finals are behind you it’s time for a well-earned winter break. Take time to kick back and enjoy the winter wonderland around you. But after a few days of sitting around and eating, you … Continue reading

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