Category Archives: College success tips

Geeky gadgets and other cool stuff you need for college

It’s a new school year and time to get your geek on. There are plenty of must-have gadgets and other cool stuff from which to choose – so much that it’s going to be hard to decide which new tech gadgets … Continue reading

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How to deal with life and work in college

Whether you like it or not, change is going to happen. But dealing with change, well, that is something we could all use a life hack for now and then. The key is figuring out how to deal with change … Continue reading

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10 must-haves for your college survival kit

As you prepare to head off to college next month, you’re probably starting to wonder what in the world is essential for your college survival kit, right? No need to panic. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand … Continue reading

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Medical marijuana and your college campus

One by one, states in the union are passing laws that support the usage of medical marijuana for people suffering debilitating medical conditions. Two states, Colorado, and now Washington, have even legalized the recreational usage of marijuana for adults aged … Continue reading

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How to become an entrepreneur while still in college

You don’t have to worry about facing a tight job market after college if you know how to start your own business now. Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone, but if you like calling the shots and taking some chances it may … Continue reading

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10 money saving tips for college students

Handling money during college can be difficult. Some college students don’t yet have the experience to know how to handle financial situations when they’re on their own at college. Navigating college life finances is tough with a part-time job, classes … Continue reading

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What college students need to know about sleep

There is no denying that one of the biggest issues college students face is not getting enough sleep. What they may not know is how much it negatively impacts not just their bodies but also their brains. And as much … Continue reading

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Believe it or not, back to school time is near

With Fourth of July in the rearview mirror, it is only a matter of time before you will be heading back to school. Although college students may feel like they just left the dorm and quad behind, summer’s over … … Continue reading

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DIY ideas for book loving college students

Nothing beats the look, feel and smell of a real book. If you love books, then no doubt your home is chock full of the little dears. Stacked up and overflowing. Let’s look at how to make a bookshelf that … Continue reading

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Have you been targeted by debit card fraud?

Exacerbating the student debt crisis is debit card fraud targeted to college students. A recent federal and Illinois state ruling fined a bank and its agent $4 million for fraudulent and deceptive practices. There are about 900 debit card partnerships … Continue reading

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