Author Archives: Ginny Gaylor

Delivering bad news: Life hacks for college students

Sooner or later it happens to all of us: delivering bad news. It may be how to tell your parents that you got a bad grade, or it may be something much worse. Regardless, it is important among life skills … Continue reading

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Need some motivation? How to make yourself study

Having one of those days (or weeks or months) where you simply can’t seem to focus? When you need some motivation, but can’t seem to stop procrastinating, it is time to employ some DIY tips to help you knuckle down … Continue reading

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Food hacks and college cafeteria survival tips

Whether you will eat just about anything or are the pickiest eater on the planet, adjusting to the college cafeteria takes some getting used to for most college students. But there are some food hacks that you can use in … Continue reading

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Ask your ‘rents for these cool Christmas presents

Let’s face it, a college student budget isn’t exactly made to purchase any big ticket items. So if you’ve been longing for the perfect Christmas gift that’s too expensive for you to swing, it may be time to ask Santa, … Continue reading

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Credit card tips and tricks—things you need to know

When it comes to credit card tips and tricks, there are a lot of things you need to know. College students can get burned, and burned bad, by a whole host of common mistakes that will tank their credit score … Continue reading

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Halloween decorations for college students

The National Retail Federation says that spending on Halloween-related items is expected to reach $7.4 billon dollars this year. That’s up from the $6.9 billion Americans spent on costumes and the other scary accouterments last year. But hey—college students don’t … Continue reading

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How to help back pain — life hacks for college students

College students—you’re young and healthy right? Well, back pain can happen to anyone at any time. If you don’t want a bad mattress or a stupid sports injury to turn into a lifetime of stiffness, soreness or worse, it might … Continue reading

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DIY Halloween costumes for college students on a budget

Witches and goblins and ghosts, oh my! Halloween is fast approaching. For many college students, Halloween is “THE” holiday. Even if you aren’t super keen on the whole dressing up thing, odds are you have a party (or two, or … Continue reading

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DIY ways to help the environment for college students

Think college students can’t do anything to help save the planet? Think again. In fact, when it comes to ways to help the environment, twenty-somethings have a lot of reasons to be focused on how to go green. After all, … Continue reading

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DIY tips for dealing with depression

Depression can have mental, as well as physical, symptoms. What are some signs of depression? A change of appetite or sleeping habits, turning away from activities that you once enjoyed or feeling tired and listless are all signs you may … Continue reading

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