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Tips To Help You Avoid Crashing Your Car

Safety is the ultimate concern for everyone on the road, and yet, accidents still occur. Crashing your car is just as dangerous to your health as it is to your wallet, with vehicle repairs, insurance claims, and hospital bills quickly adding up. However, if you follow safe driving habits, you can significantly lower your risk […]

What To Know if You Plan To Go to College Out-of-State

What To Know if You Plan To Go to College Out-of-State

Planning for college is equal parts exciting and stressful. However, if you want to go out of your home state for your education, you can turn both of those feelings up to 11 because there is a big difference between staying close to home and going farther away. That’s why we’ve made a list of […]

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Moving for College: Your Ultimate Weekly Timeline

Moving for college might seem overwhelming. If you’re moving across the country or even just down the road, there are loads of things to think about and prepare for. But your big day doesn’t have to be a pain. If you plan ahead by following this weekly timeline and checklist, your moving day can be […]

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How To Save Money On Repairs And Handymans When In College

Minor malfunctions are a part of our daily lives. In many situations, we are not in a position to leave all repairs to experts. Sometimes it is useful to learn how to fix some malfunctions or to properly maintain the condition of your apartment or home. Not only will you gain useful knowledge and skills, […]

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Interesting Facts About Moving

When you are in college, you have to pack and often unpack, usually every semester for the first two years. Once you become an upperclassman, you might be fortunate enough to find an apartment where you can stay for a year, or maybe two years. No one finds enjoyment in moving, but there are interesting […]

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Best Ways to Move Long Distances

Are you looking for the best ways to move cross country? Whether you’re making your first-ever long-distance move or want to ensure your next move is as smooth as possible, we have the best tips for you to ensure everything goes as planned. Typically, moving across the country isn’t an easy job. It needs you […]

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Off to College? 4 Things Every Young Einstein Needs

Heading off to college is a monumental event that often comes with mixed emotions. If you are feeling both excited and anxious, rest assured that you are in good company. Being prepared for the new experiences and challenges that you will face in the weeks ahead can dramatically reduce your anxiety level. In the process, […]

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Our Full Guide to Packing for College (with Less Stress)

It’s finally here. You’ve been preparing for this all your life. You’re heading to college! While this is supposed to be an exciting event, it can be full of stress and difficult decisions. Where will you live? How will you pay your bills? What should you pack? We can’t answer all of those questions for […]

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How To Calmly Handle a Traffic Stop

Most drivers get pulled over by the police at least once in their life. Despite how common it is, a traffic stop can still be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you’ve never been pulled over before. A police stop is a serious circumstance, but it’s not the end of the world. If you know what […]