Entries by Ginny Gaylor

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 and get things done. Read on for some how to make yourself study ideas that […]

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 your dorm room and in the dining hall to help you make the best of […]

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, aka mom and dad. College students: now is the time to give the ’rents a […]

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 quicker than they can learn what is a good credit score. Here’s the lowdown on […]

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 have a ton of scratch, right? So if you are looking for ways to get […]

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 be a good idea to have some home remedy life hacks handy to combat the […]

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 three) to attend that requires some creative attire. Now you just need some quick costume […]

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, you have a long life ahead of you, and it would be nice if you […]

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 be suffering from depression. If you think you might be dealing with depression there are […]

College students and faux pas — Things you need to know

No one is immune. We can at least take some consolation in that. Despite our best efforts, we have all fallen victim to some form of a faux pas—whether it is a fashion faux pas or a social faux pas, or some other kind of social blunder. When it happens you can and will survive. […]