Category Archives: College life

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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Nominate Your Instructor for CengageBrain’s Greatest Professor Award!

Show your appreciation for your favorite college instructor! Nominate your instructor for the CengageBrain Greatest Professor Award and we’ll create five honorary $500 scholarships in their name! Why should you nominate your instructor? It’s a win-win! You recognize your instructor’s … 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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Congratulations 2014 Alternative Spring Break Contest Winners!

Back in February we began a search for a group of students, who were willing to spend their spring break serving those in need. Students who were looking to utilize their leadership skills to make an impact in the community … 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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Share Your Thoughts on College, We’ll Share Your Professor’s.

As a college student, you obviously have thoughts on college. Thoughts on college related to the classroom, your job and your relationships with friends and family. Juggling it all can be challenging, we at CengageBrain get that, you don’t have … Continue reading

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After a bad midterm exam: College tips to improve academics

Bad midterms are not the end of the world. Student success doesn’t hinge on one test. There are ways for college students to improve study habits and get a better grade on your subsequent tests and final exam. Did you … Continue reading

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How to repair your reputation—online and in life

We all have things in our past that we aren’t proud of. And if you’re just returning from that wild spring break trip, it might not be a bad idea to see what’s been posted to your social media accounts. … Continue reading

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How to update your spring wardrobe on a budget

As the days start to warm up, the ice and snow melt away, and the sun begins to shine, you are going to want to toss aside all those heavy knits and clunky boots for some fun, fresh spring fashion. … Continue reading

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson reboots Carl Sagan TV series Cosmos

Along with Bill Nye (who, according to reports from news sources, is his best friend), Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a voice championing science educator. While Nye duked it out with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham in a creationism vs. evolution … Continue reading

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