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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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DIY phone case designs for college students

College students love to make a statement. Like our clothes and handbags, our phones are a fashionable extension of ourselves that enhances our college life. So why not custom design a DIY phone case? Here are some fun and easy … Continue reading

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Lyft or Uber for college students?

If you don’t have your own wheels and you haven’t heard of Uber or Lyft, you may want to jump on the bandwagon. Here are some tips to help you catch a ride and, yes, there’s an app for that!

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Supreme Court opens door for gay marriage

Where is gay marriage legal? On Monday October 6, 2014, the Supreme Court decided to not address lower court rulings that struck down same-sex marriage bans in Virginia, Wisconsin, Indiana, Oklahoma and Utah. By doing so, the Court has opened the … 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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7 college tips for roommates and off-campus housing

Hey, you’re a junior or senior and you’re ready to leave the dorm rooms behind and move off the college campus into an apartment of your own—a studio apartment or a house with a bunch of roommates. For college students, … Continue reading

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Shellshock bug: What college students need to know

On September 24, 2014, researchers at Red Hat stated that they had found a computer bug in the Bash shell software that controls many Linux and OS X systems. They called it the “Bash bug,” but it was also dubbed … 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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Most haunted college campuses in the U.S.

Halloween is quickly approaching and while it may not be appropriate to dress up and go door to door asking for candy from strangers, it is appropriate to seek out haunted ghost stories that will have you wishing you were … Continue reading

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