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7 easy ways to make money online

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

College is expensive. That’s why we’ve compiled some awesome ways for you to earn a little extra cash (and you don’t even have to leave your dorm room!). Check them out: 1. Online surveys. Got a few minutes? Many brands are looking for feedback …… Read More

The truth about working while in college

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

“For those who choose to work while in school, like me, life can get a little hectic.” My name is Megan. You could technically call me a “senior”, but I’ve still got another 2 years left at the University of Michigan (Go …… Read More

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