Category Archives: Money & finance

Need to know tips for a great college life

The prospect of heading to college in the fall as a freshman is scary enough, but if you can prepare yourself just a little bit for what you’re getting yourself into, you’ll be much more relaxed. Read on to find … Continue reading

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Are you eligible for the Pay As You Earn plan?

On June 9, 2014, President Obama signed an executive order that will make it easier for millions of young borrowers to repay their federal direct student loans. With average student loan debt hovering around $30,000 per student and total student … Continue reading

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Apply for the Student Engagement Advocate Program by Cengage Learning!

Looking to sharpen your business and presentation skills? Build your resume? AND get paid for it? If you’re interested in educating your campus on new and exciting Cengage Learning technology products, then you should apply for Cengage Learning’s Student Engagement … Continue reading

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8 things you need to know in college

For the newbie and the senior, college is a strange world unto itself. It’s either a playground with no rules and no parents, or it’s Life 101. Whatever stage of college life you’re in, here are some need to know … Continue reading

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If you dislike washing your jeans, you’ll like this

Want to save some laundry money and help out the environment? Stop washing your jeans, says Chip Bergh, the CEO of Levi Strauss & Co. It seems like strange advice, but there are other ways you can kill germs — and … Continue reading

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The best gift ideas for college grads

If you know anyone who is graduating from college, you’ll want to look at some good gift ideas for their graduation gift. Money is always nice, but if you can’t shower your favorite graduate with cash, think about some diy … Continue reading

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Plan a staycation during your summer break

If you’re staying close to home this summer break to save money and take extra credits at the community college, you should consider planning a ‘staycation’ celebration with your buds who will also be hangin’ around. Cindy Cesca, writer over … Continue reading

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Deciding on cell phones? Take a look at Apple iPhone 6, LG G3 or old school vintage

Forget high resolution and larger digital displays. Some folks are spending good money for old school vintage cell phones. Already connected to the world by tablets, laptops and other devices, there’s a trend of consumers opting to go back to … Continue reading

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DIY crafts for your dorm room or apartment!

If you’re like me and you like having a crafty project to keep yourself busy between semesters or on breaks, you’ll love these easy DIY crafts for your dorm room or apartment! Don’t worry, you don’t need to be an … Continue reading

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Vote for the best “Instructor for a Day” video

Students were asked to submit a short video to YouTube that answers the question, “How would you engage your students?” if they were the instructor for a day. By creating a one- to two-minute video, students showed us what they … Continue reading

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