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How to Best Handle Group Projects in College

As a senior in college, I know that group projects are inevitable. Recently, I worked with a partner on a presentation on early American designers. Although we finalized what each of us were going to do, she didn’t send me … Continue reading

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DIY clothes: How to create couture fashion on a college budget

College days often mean living on a budget. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t dress in style. Do-it-yourself, (diy) clothes are the rage. You can also make a fashion statement and create your own couture clothing on a budget. … Continue reading

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Change your major: Improve college GPA and student advantage

Now that you have a year or so of college under your belt, maybe you’re having second thoughts about your declared major. There’s no shame for college students in changing your major. The goal of college is to give you … Continue reading

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Top five questions to ask your professor before your final exam

With the season for final exams rapidly approaching, college students can engage their professor for help or advice. Don’t be afraid to meet with your professor before a final exam. Don’t be intimidated or feel like he or she will … Continue reading

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Final exam time: Last minute study tips to ace your exams

If your final exam schedule is bearing down on you like a freight train with the breaks out, then you need some serious studying tips. Success with finals is about more than studying, though. It’s also about physical and psychological … Continue reading

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How to search for images to use in research papers and blog posts

Students who want to add images to their research papers and portfolio examples must be aware of the rules about copyright. When creating web-based content your image search will be easier now that Getty Images has made thousands of their … Continue reading

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Movie streaming app Popcorn Time shut down

It’s 2 a.m. and you’re sick of studying for that final. Your brain needs time to recharge, and you really want to see that movie all your friends have been talking about. Problem? It’s too recent to be available on … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself green cleaning tips for college dorms

College students – you don’t need expensive cleaning products and insect repellent for your dorm rooms. And you don’t need to jeopardize student health with many toxic ingredients found in traditional cleansers. Instead, you can make your own green cleaning … Continue reading

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Parent-child relationships: tips for college students

Good ole mom and dad … you love them and they love you. If you wanted to follow that sentence with a “but,” you are not alone. College students know that their four years in school are a time for … Continue reading

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Money matters: How to save money, pay off debt and student loans fast

College is the time when you dedicate yourself to learning about things that will help you for the rest of your life. That’s also true when it comes to money matters. Now that you’re managing your own money you need … Continue reading

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