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Young adult books everyone should read

The great thing about young adult books is that they’re not just for young adults. Sure, they may be written with young adults in mind. But their stories are jam-packed with action, tension, love, revelation, and everything else that makes great …… Read More

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10 things you didn’t know you could cook in a microwave

You probably think food on your campus could use an upgrade, especially if you’re eating in the dining hall or, worse still, in your dorm room, where your only available appliances are probably a microwave and a mini fridge. What you …… Read More

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The 4 best apps to keep you healthy and active in college

Trying to get fit or stay in shape in college is a difficult task. But, no matter how you choose to exercise, technology can do some of the heavy lifting. Here are four of the best apps to keep you healthy …… Read More

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Space-saving dorm hacks

Dorm rooms can be claustrophobic, especially if you’re sharing your space with another person. But that doesn’t mean you have to live in confined squalor. Instead, make the most of your space to store more and get more organized. Need help? …… Read More

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Buying vs. Renting Textbooks

Choosing whether to buy or rent textbooks may seem like an obvious choice, but only on first glance. There’s actually much to consider when choosing to buy or rent – especially if you need books for multiple classes. But fear not! …… Read More

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Dorm Room Essentials: A Checklist

Your dorm room is a sanctuary. It’s where you sleep, eat, study, and play. That’s why it’s so important that your dorm is stocked with the stuff you need to survive college:   1. Alarm clock You probably already have a …… Read More

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15 inexpensive but romantic Valentine’s Day dates

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Need some ideas for a fun, romantic, and affordable date for you and your significant other? We’ve  got you covered! Check out these 15 Valentines’s Day date ideas:   1. Walk in the park Bundle up, go outside, …… Read More

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Time management tips for college students

Time flies, doesn’t it? Right past you! Before you know it, January becomes February becomes March. Midterms approach, and pass. Paper deadlines approach, and pass. Finals loom on the horizon. But if you feel too busy and too stressed—and think time …… Read More