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College life: How to put together a tool kit to keep you prepared for just about anything!

What Every Teacher Needs

Must-have tool kit (Photo credit: Old Shoe Woman)

If this is going to be your first time living on your own, you’ll want to have a handy tool kit that will ensure that you’re prepared for almost anything! Here are my best “go-to” tips for living on your own and making it in this crazy world as an adult.

The fix-anything kit

You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on top-of-the-line tools to stash in your closet in the event that you might need to fix something someday, but a few middle-of-the-road pieces will make your life much easier — especially if your parents are hundreds of miles away. My suggestions? Read more

Top 5 tools for back to school that can make college life easier

Back to school toolsIt’s that time of year again to start getting your school supplies together for the next year. You know what you need… or do you? Notebooks? Check. Computer? Check. Index cards, calculator, erasers? Check, check, check. Besides the usual list of backpack essentials, there are other supplies that will help you get through the year and that can put you ahead of, well, yourself. Sometimes it’s those items that aren’t obvious that can be the most helpful. Check out these top 5 tools for back to school that can make college life easier, and after you’ve added them to your stash, go ahead and pat yourself on the back. You deserve it. Read more