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7 apps that will actually help you study

Between browsing social media and texting friends, it’s hard to remember that your smartphone can actually help you be a better student.  Utilizing the power of your smartphone or tablet with these 7 study apps can actually help you learn better, keep you …… Read More

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Your top 5 textbook sellback questions answered

ValoreBooks is all about saving you time, money, and stress. That’s why our sellback process is fast, easy, and puts more money in your wallet. But to help make it even easier, we’re here to answer the five most frequently asked …… Read More

Why you can't live without your roommate

7 reasons why you can’t live without your roommate

  1. Late night conversations Roommates are always there when you need to vent about how unfair your Biology professor was at grading your midterm, or to gossip about the guy in class who finally asked you to get coffee. Image …… Read More

Snowball fight

5 epic things to do in the cold

There’s no escaping winter, but that doesn’t mean you need to hide inside for its duration. Instead, bundle up, go outside, and:   Have a snowball fight.  Obviously. Round up as many friends as you can and get throwing! Want to …… Read More

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Are you a savvy student?

What does being a savvy student mean to you? We asked students nationwide what it means to be savvy. Why? Because we wanted to broaden our definition of what it means to be a savvy student and to generate ideas on …… Read More

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Finals week as told by cute puppies

Finally, classes are over and you’re just like… Image source:   Finals are next week, but for now, you can take it easy. Image source:   Then your roommate asks if you’ve started studying and you’re like… “Uhh maybe?” Image …… Read More

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7 post-Thanksgiving study tips

Thanksgiving break is the perfect time to kick back and get some well-deserved rest and relaxation. The downside, of course, is that you’ve probably gotten out of the habit of studying for final exams. But now that you’re back on campus, …… Read More

Students in class

First impressions: Making college class friends

Determined to make class friends My freshman year of college was terrifying. Although a few students who graduated from my high school were also attending the University of Akron, none of them were in my freshman year classes. But, no matter how nervous I was to …… Read More