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Living Off-Campus: How to Make Your Commute Productive

Commuting gives students more housing options than on-campus living and it can be cost-effective depending on the place. Staying with parents means extra savings when it comes to tuition, and usually apartments a bit further from town cost less. Living off-campus can also mean long, tiring commutes and little time spent on campus. These long […]

Tips For Managing College Stress And Getting Ahead

Being a college student can be fun, but it can also come with an abundance of responsibilities. Eventually, you’ll find yourself running behind schedule and this will cause your stress to build up to unsafe levels. Then, your situation will worsen and you may even flunk out of school. Since tuition is so incredibly expensive, […]

College Cars: 5 Ideas for Auto Repairs on a Budget

When you’re in college, one of the things that doesn’t come by easily is money. Even if you have a job while in college, you likely have to use the money for food and supplies that are needed for the dorm or even rent and utilities if you live in an apartment or a house […]

Ways to Make College Life More Interesting

College is one of the most important times in an individual’s life as it is a gateway to rewarding and successful careers for many. In order to achieve this goal students usually subject themselves to stress and pressure while studying. This is often counterproductive as they tend to lose focus and hope. The college gives […]

How to Navigate Your First Party on Campus

Heading off to college is an exciting time of self-discovery and growing independence, and there’s a load of fun to be had in the process. College parties are the stuff of legends, and there’s very little doubt that you’ll be attending some around and off-campus. Here is your guide to navigating your first party at […]

Tips For Staying Motivated In College

Students need a lot of motivation to learn in places like schools and colleges. Do you know why? Because students consider places like colleges and schools an imprisoned home. They think that their every move is being watched. They lose hope in a traditional campus setting because they feel they are not learning enough. They […]

Best Intramural Sports to Play in College

One of the oft-overlooked aspects of college is the quality and competitiveness of their intramural sports.  Intramural sports are recreational activities that are organized within a particular institution, or geographical region.  Colleges often employ intramural sports as a way to spark healthy competition and camaraderie among students, in school and with other schools.  Intramurals are […]

Time Management Tips to Tame Your Schedule

“Time management” may sound like one of the latest buzzwords, but it’s a pretty useful and essential practice for busy people. Some people require only a minimal amount of discipline to stay on task, but many of us require a planner and reminders to remain focused and accomplish necessary goals. As this infographic shows, including […]