Category Archives: Spring break

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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End of summer road trip ideas for college students

Well, the start of a new school year will be here before you know it and with that, college courses will be underway. Why not use the time you have left for an end of summer DIY road trip with your buds? … 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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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 college students can avoid spring break travel scams

There may still be snow where you are, but it’s not too early to start planning your spring break travel. Unfortunately, some of those great deals you find online or through a little-known travel company may result in travel scams … Continue reading

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Service project opportunity: The CengageBrain Alternative Spring Break Contest!

Are you passionate about helping people? Are you looking to utilize your leadership skills by making an impact in a particular community? If so, let us know about it and you could win up to $2,500 to fund your very … Continue reading

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Spring break travel tips for college students—how to stay safe

Hitting the road with your best friends is a time-honored ritual, and spring break has quickly become the epitome of bonding for college students. But as important as the fun you plan to have is how to stay safe while … Continue reading

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Student advantage: Best online deals and discounts for students

Student advantage is the name for a couple of different programs that can help students save money on their purchases. Saving money while in school is a necessity. Learning how to save and find the best online deals is a … Continue reading

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Vacation packing list — Top tips on what to pack and what to cut

Summer vacation is as much a part of college life as the classes. Think warms sands at a beach, a hike in the mountains, or an adventure in a far-off land. Pack a good book, some music and a bottle … Continue reading

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Distracted driving concern amplified by Texas A&M car accident and Spanish train crash

On July 30, two college football players, Texas A&M defensive lineman Polo Manukainiu, 19, and Utah defensive lineman Gaius Vaenuku, 18, were killed in a single-car accident. The former high-school teammates, along with Utah offensive tackle Siaosi Uhatafe and his … Continue reading

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