Author Archives: Ginny Gaylor

Spring car maintenance—DIY tips for college students

It’s been a long, cold winter— what the heck is an artic vortex anyway?— and while you might think you bore the brunt of it trudging uphill, both ways, in snow to class, your wheels probably took some abuse as … Continue reading

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How to pay attention in class—tips for college students

A little daydreaming now and then isn’t so bad, but if you are fading out during class or when it is time to study, you will surely wish you hadn’t when exam time rolls around. So how to pay attention … Continue reading

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Celebrity coming out stories: Ellen Page and Michael Sam

The number of famous people who have acknowledged their homosexuality continues to grow. Celebrity coming out stories, like those of Ellen Page and Michael Sam, are reflective of the changes in American’s thinking when it comes to homosexuality. Even the … Continue reading

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Future jobs for liberal arts majors: What are the job prospects?

Worried that your humanities major might be dooming you to a life of ramen noodles from your basement apartment at your parent’s house? Well never fear. A recent study from the AAC&U and the National Center for Higher Education Management … Continue reading

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College students tax refund—ways to save or smart spending tips

Tax season is upon us, and if you have any income you are probably hoping for a hefty check after filing your return. The big question once your tax refund arrives is what to do with it. Read on for … Continue reading

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How college students can stay warm—cold weather survival tips

Baby, it’s more than cold outside—it is downright frigid across most of the U.S. Whether you were born in an igloo or have never seen a snowflake, there is no time like the present to brush up on your cold … Continue reading

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Spring break travel tips for college students—how to stay safe

Hitting the road with your best friends is a time-honored ritual, and spring break has quickly become the epitome of bonding for college students. But as important as the fun you plan to have is how to stay safe while … Continue reading

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Dating in college—coping with a break up

Dating is hard. But dating in college is a whole other ball of wax. It can be challenging enough to move beyond a past relationship, but coping with a break up, where you are likely to run into the ex … Continue reading

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How to beat the winter blues—DIY tips for college students

Spring semester has started—you’re half way finished with the year! Congratulations! So why are you not excited? Maybe you’re even having trouble leaving that warm, cozy bed to brave the cold and make it to class on time. Wintertime can … Continue reading

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Tips for traveling abroad—how to blend in.

You’ve signed up for foreign study. While you are traveling abroad to broaden your experiences and learn, you also don’t want to stand out as a tourist. After all, part of the experience is the immersion into another culture. The … Continue reading

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