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Creative Ideas for Living Rich Off Campus

For college students who live off campus, expenses can easily become overwhelming. From monthly rent to everyday food and drinks, it’s easy to see why some choose the controlled environment that campus living offers. However, living away from school grounds isn’t necessarily impossible, even for those with the tightest budgets. For those who get creative, […]

How to Stay Safe When You Go to College

Are you starting college soon or have you recently started a college course? This should be the most exciting and enjoyable time of your life. However, things do go wrong for some students and you need to reduce the likelihood of anything bad happening while you’re a student. Below are some tips that will help […]

Lucky 21: What College Kids Should Know About Drinking

Drinking has always been a big part of college campuses and the young adult college experience. No one expects that to go away, but college students need to know that drinking has consequences that can be quite serious. Jail or even death can await those who fail to treat alcohol with the respect it deserves. […]

What College Commuters Should Know about Travel

One of the first decisions you will have to make after joining college is whether you will commute or live on-campus. Regardless of the choice to which you are inclined, it is important you make an informed decision. If you choose to be a commuter, familiarize yourself with the experience. You can also find ways […]

How to Use Technology to Enhance Your Lectures

There was a time not long ago when lectures were strictly personal affairs; if you didn’t attend the lecture in person, there was no way of ever seeing it again. That is no longer the case. With technology, not only do you not have to be present to view a lecture, but you don’t even […]

5 Tips for College Students Suffering from Anorexia

If you are a college student who is currently suffering from an eating disorder, you should know that you are not alone, even though it might feel that way sometimes. A whopping 20 percent of college students either have or have had an eating disorder. Luckily, there is help out there. These are a few […]

College Student Summer Storage Tips

Whether you have already finished with your finals, or you are about to, summer brings its own challenges if you are a student studying away from your hometown. Moving from your dorm or apartment often means you’re not returning to the same spot, once you do come back, so you have to think about your […]

3 Benefits of Volunteering in College

College life is always a big adventure. There are so many new things to try and exciting activities to get involved in as you pursue a degree in a field of your choice. Among the things you can do while studying in college is volunteering in several programs designed to help others. In some universities, […]