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6 apps to stretch your student dollar

College students have it pretty tough. As if leaving the parental nest — filled with free food and clean clothing — wasn’t enough, embarking on the great college adventure can leave your bank account drained. Life as an adult-in-the-making is a …… Read More


A diary of a college student: Ashleigh’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. Tell us about yourself I am a 24-year-old …… Read More

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How to make work-study worth your time

If you were offered financial aid from your college, you might be eligible for work-study. Work-study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing you to earn money to help pay education expenses. Although this is financially advantageous, the …… Read More

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How to survive art school

All stereotypes of pretentious, misunderstood artsy-types aside, art students have a considerably different college experience than the average student.  Instead of textbooks, you spend all of your money on shiny new art supplies that you might never even use. Instead of …… Read More

12 pinterest boards every college student should follow

12 Pinterest boards every college student should follow

Pinterest is full of great content that’s useful and entertaining to college students.  To help you navigate the world of Pinterest, we’ve listed some of the best boards for college students to follow. Check them out: 1. “Easy College Food” Cheap …… Read More

Hack your cash: 7 money-saving tips for undergrads

Hack your cash: 7 money-saving tips for undergrads

You likely grew up with your parents telling you to put away 10% of each paycheck into savings. That’s easy for some people, but when you’re living paycheck to paycheck or drowning in debt, you might consider adopting these other money-saving …… Read More

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7 books that will change your life this summer

Now that summer break is here, it’s finally time to start reading for pleasure. But with so many books out there, how do you pick what to read? Maybe you want to be entertained. Or maybe you want to be entertained, …… Read More

The summer is the perfect time to jump in and go for an adventure. Try these five road trip destination ideas:

The 5 best road trip destinations of all time

College isn’t just about getting a classroom education. It’s also about expanding your horizons in other ways. Eat new food! Meet new people! Go new places! Do all three at the same time by grabbing a car, some friends, and hitting …… Read More