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Improve dorm life with these great tips for being a dorm room iron chef

It can be challenging to get a decent meal when you’re living in a dorm. With a few staple gadgets and ingredients anyone can be an iron chef and improve dorm life. Follow these great tips to get you started! … 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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Creative Valentines Day gifts for her, for him, for them!

Let’s face it: Valentines Day is quickly approaching, and if you have a significant other, he or she will probably expect something. Instead of forking over your hard earned cash on roses that won’t last a week, consider these thoughtful, … Continue reading

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College student loans and credit score: Protect your good credit and financial future

For those of us college students (as well as recent graduates), student loan payments are probably not something at the top of your to-do list. I mean, come on, this is money that is (or was) helping you get through college. … Continue reading

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Tax season 101: First-timer’s guide to 2012 taxes

It’s about that time — time to file your 2012 taxes, that is! If you’re a first time taxpayer, don’t fret; there are many resources out there to help with tax filing for students. So, grab a notebook and get … Continue reading

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Valentines Day ideas for the college student budget: Teddy bears, roses, and fancy diners NOT included!

If you are on a college student budget, Valentines Day can be a nightmare—the price of roses spikes, restaurants nicer than the campus dining hall are out of your price range and no one really needs another teddy bear! The … Continue reading

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Photos on Amazon cloud drive, unlocked cell phones are now illegal, Questia’s iPhone app and online trends

Totally trending: It’s our Internet and technology roundup Get out your iPhone and download the new Questia iPhone app, or use your android phone to upload photos with Amazon Cloud Drive Photos. Just don’t do it on unlocked cell phones … Continue reading

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How to build your savings account and stay out of debt — and yes, there’s an app for that!

There are many ways to begin building a savings account, and they all may seem impossible now that you’re in the middle of your college career. However, with a little determination and organization (and apps to help), you can learn … Continue reading

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Top tips on how to get a tutoring job and what it can do for you

Becoming a tutor can be a great way to help support yourself while you are in school. If you excel at a particular subject and have a desire to share that knowledge with others, tutoring could be right down your … Continue reading

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Study help: Academic tutoring and college writing centers take the stress out of studying

As you finished up the end of your previous semester, you may have felt as if you were barely able to keep your head above water. As you venture into this new semester, however, take a look at all the study help … Continue reading

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