Author Archives: Claire Moore

Money in the bank: How to save money on banking services for college students

Money saving tips and learning how to save money may not be at the top of your list right now. What with assignments and exams, banking may seem like the least important item on your to-do list. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Obamacare facts: ACA health insurance choices for the young adult

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges will open for business on October 1, 2013. As a young adult, it’s up to you to make the kind of life-altering decisions that your parents made. One of those decisions involves … Continue reading

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Dorm life and college roommates: How to find a roommate you can live with

It used to be when you opted for dorm life that your college roommates were assigned to you. Good luck with that – rooming with a surprise stranger can lead to lifelong friendships or dreadful college semesters. The Internet has … Continue reading

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College midterm exams: Time management tips for college students

You’re just beginning to get into the swing of being back in school and now the infamous midterm exam is looming ahead. You’re going to have to think fast and find some good time management tips for college students so … Continue reading

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College clubs: Where to make friends and find new experiences

Going to college may be your first experience of living away from home and your family. Lonely? Want to know where to make friends? College clubs can be a safe haven where you can find like-minded people to hang out … Continue reading

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Best part-time college student jobs and where to find them- Good student job ideas

The high cost of college has many students searching for the best part-time jobs. Good student jobs are those that allow the college student a flexible schedule and a decent hourly rate. Even more valuable is the experience that you … Continue reading

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Work life balance – Finding a balance between jobs and school work

Work life balance, are you kidding? There just don’t seem to be enough hours in the day! Well, we can complain all we want about long hours and grueling assignments, but finding a balance between work, school work and life … Continue reading

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Health and fitness: Fun fitness workouts and exercise ideas to keep you motivated

During the summer months, health and fitness come naturally and staying in shape is no problem. There are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and fun fitness workouts to enjoy wherever you go. But once you’re back on a school … Continue reading

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Easy ways to save money: Student discounts and tips to cut your top five money wasters

It’s no fun running out of funds when you’re only halfway through the month. Are there any easy ways to save money? You bet there are. Student discounts are just the beginning. Now that you’re responsible for many, if not … Continue reading

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MOOCs online courses: Free and open online courses may change the future of higher education

Massive open online courses known as MOOCs are gaining a lot of attention from both students and universities. What began as free open online courses is evolving into a way for schools to attract prospective students and deliver instruction while … Continue reading

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