Category Archives: College life

How to survive a bad college roommate

You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind … we call it the roommate nightmares zone. So your roommate is a jerk. It happens, and it may seem like the … Continue reading

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College tips for homesickness: Improve campus life

Many college students feel homesickness. We miss the comfortable and predictable lifestyle that made us feel safe at home and during high school. Now everything is different, new and strange. Since good student health depends on working through being homesick, … Continue reading

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Last chance: Take $15 off your purchase of $150 at CengageBrain.com!

Procrastinating. Something college students know absolutely nothing about, right? Just kidding. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand that sometimes you’d rather wait to prepare yourself for the new school year. The good news is that you can … Continue reading

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eChapters vs. an armload of huge textbooks that weigh a ton

Everyone has their own preference. Some college students like echapters and others would rather walk around campus with an armload of huge textbooks that weigh a ton. Whether you’re the type of student that likes to highlight and scribble, or … Continue reading

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7 things college students DON’T need to bring to college

There are so many college tips for things a college freshman should bring when he or she leaves home, to have in their dorm rooms or to buy when they get there. You want to be prepared but you also … Continue reading

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Four New University Partners announced for Pat Tillman Foundation

For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Pat Tillman Foundation welcomes the addition of four new University Partners in support of the Tillman Military Scholars program. Georgetown University, Indiana University, The Ohio State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were selected … Continue reading

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The Student Conservation Association takes on State Parks

From California to Massachusetts, a group of ten high school student volunteers and two crew leaders set out this summer to restore sections of the Paulinskill Valley Trail in Sussex County’s Kittatinny Valley State Park that were heavily affected by … Continue reading

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10 tips to prevent theft in college dorms

It’s a new school year. You’ll make lots of new friends, and people will be coming in and out of dorm rooms at all hours. Theft on a college campus can be a problem when college students aren’t careful. Don’t … Continue reading

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Cheap college textbooks vs. rentals up to 70% off list price

Searching for cheap college textbooks? Let me ask you something? How do you know the college student who had it last semester wasn’t an idiot? How do you know if the correct sections are highlighted? That the columns haven’t been … Continue reading

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For one week: Buy any eChapter, get the 1st eChapter free at CengageBrain.com

Labor Day has come and gone and you STILL haven’t gotten your back-to-school supplies? It’s a good thing we don’t discriminate against those who choose to purchase their supplies until they’re more settled into the semester. With that in mind … Continue reading

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