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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

A diary of a college student: Nathan’s story

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

“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.     Lately, I have been overwhelmed with …… Read More

How to make work-study worth your time

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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

How to survive art school

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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

Hack your cash: 7 money-saving tips for undergrads

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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