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Textbook buying and selling habits of college students by major, income, and scholarship

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Textbooks have long been a surprisingly large expense for college students, and the cost has only grown year after year. The Government Accountability Office found that college textbook prices have grown by 82% from 2002 to 2013, outpacing inflation by a …… Read More

9 out-of-the-box college clubs

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Making friends in college doesn’t have to be hard, time-consuming, or stressful. Joining clubs on campus is an easy way to find people with similar interests as you. These clubs are for everybody–whatever your interests are, even if you like skydiving, …… Read More

Your iPhone’s value is about to drop—sell it before it’s too late!

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

If you currently have an iPhone, know this: the value of used iPhones (current generation and older) is expected to drop on September 9, 2014, when Apple is rumored to be announcing the latest iPhone model. If you’ve been thinking about …… Read More

10 DIY dorm decorations you should try

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Now that you’re a bit more settled in, it’s time to spice up your dorm room. These DIY decorations will help add some color and personality to your room: 1. Cupcake flower lights Image source: ohhappyday.com   2. Clothesline picture holder Image …… Read More

7 clever ways to organize your dorm room

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Let’s face it. We all wish dorm rooms were bigger, but they’re not. So make the most of the space you have with these clever DIY dorm room organizational tips: 1. Use soda can tabs to hang extra clothes in your closet.  Image …… Read More