Tag Archives: college tips

10 money saving tips for college students

Handling money during college can be difficult. Some college students don’t yet have the experience to know how to handle financial situations when they’re on their own at college. Navigating college life finances is tough with a part-time job, classes … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Discounts and savings, Dorm life, Money & finance, Money management, Student jobs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t be a slob, clean your dorm room

Cleaning college dorms is one of the least favorite chores for college students. You get flashbacks of your mom yelling, “Clean your room!” But cleaning dorm rooms can be really quick and easy if you have the right plan and … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Dorm life, Roommates, Student health | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Survive senior year by making the most of it

Senior year of college. It’s a big deal and you are probably wigging out about something—from finishing your degree requirements, to leaving your friends, from finding a job, to avoiding senioritis. No matter what you are worried about, you can … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College majors, College success tips, Graduate schools, Jobs & internships | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Get the FAQs for college student academics

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, college students have many questions. Some are perennial favorites, like why do I have to take electives. Others concern study habits and best strategies for a term paper. Here are a few answers … Continue reading

Posted in Be The Brainiac, CB Blog, College life, College majors, College success tips, Education news, Study tips, Test prep | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heartbleed bug: 7 college tips to protect students

Monday, April 7, saw the discovery of the Heartbleed security breach that attacked the encryption protocol known as OpenSSL. Heartbleed can access the memory of data servers and sensitive personal data like usernames, passwords and credit card information that is … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, News and updates | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College majors, College success tips, Study tips, Test prep | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Campus safety tips for college students

College life is supposed to be a fun place for both learning and social interaction. But as with any place where large numbers of people gather, there are safety concerns for your property and yourself. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Dorm life | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

DIY college tips for survival kits for dorm rooms and car

Some college students like to wing it from the seat of their pants, while others like to be prepared for any contingency. Here are some ideas for do-it-yourself survival kits for your college dorms, car or trip away from home. … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Dorm life, Student health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dorm life: College tips for non-alcoholic party ideas

Winter is cold and boring, and cabin-fever is making you crazy. Why not throw a party? Combine that with your New Year’s Resolution to improve your student health by cutting down on the drinking and you can throw a fabulous … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College parties, Dorm life, Roommates, Student health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pay off holiday season debt: Credit card tips for college students

Very soon the credit card purchases you made this past holiday season will appear on your statement. Ouch! Student success depends on smart money matters, but credit cards are a temptation that could lead to bad spending habits at the … Continue reading

Posted in CB Blog, College life, College success tips, Money & finance, Money management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment