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Alternative spring break: Benefits of volunteering or planning a staycation

So you’re looking ahead to spring break, but your budget does not support one of the awesome trips some of your peers are planning. You may not wind up on sandy beaches for your spring break, but you can look … 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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How to get in shape for spring break 2013…or at least before summer!

Okay everybody, listen up. Depending on when your spring break 2013 falls, you only have a few weeks left to get your body swimsuit ready — and this year you can do it without the fad diets. No eating cabbage … Continue reading

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Spring break 2013: 10 ways to ruin your cross-country road trip

Ahhh…the open road. There is nothing quite like jumping in the car with your best buds—and spring break 2013 might be the perfect time to do it. However, before you take off, there are a few road trip tips to … Continue reading

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Where will you spend your college spring break 2013?

Sand, surf, and stunningly beautiful people in bathing suits. Yes, these three S’s could only mean one thing: it’s college spring break 2013! So, how do you plan to spend your time away from classes and all night cram sessions? … Continue reading

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Service break opportunity: “Your Cause, Your Break! The CengageBrain Alternative Spring Break Contest!”

Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you have the leadership skills to bring on real, impactful change? Tell us about it and you could win up to $2,500 to fund your very own Alternative Spring Break project! Get … Continue reading

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How to plan a service break and make a difference helping an underserved population

Spring break is coming up fast, and if you’re looking for a way to have fun, give back to the world and beef up your resume, it’s time to start planning. If you want to meet new people and do … Continue reading

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Think outside the box: Volunteer for an alternative summer break this year

Although spring break has passed by already, it’s not too early to plan ahead for how you’ll spend next year. Or better yet, plan to spend a portion of your summer break volunteering with an alternative break organization. Alternative spring … Continue reading

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