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We asked you to define a Savvy Student

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

In a recent ValoreBooks Facebook contest, we asked our audience what it means to be a Savvy Student. We got some great responses. Here are our favorites: “A savvy student blurs the lines between the classroom and the “real world”.  They never …… Read More

Homework: college vs. high school

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

How is homework in college different than in high school? Managing homework in college can be hard and it’s definitely different than in high school. In high school I always had time to scribble down some answers in homeroom or lunch, and …… Read More

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