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How to Successfully Manage Working & Studying

Learning how to manage work and study at the same time requires you to be self-disciplined, and it will take some practice. It isn’t always easy to find a balance between the two, but if anything, you are never alone in doing it. Plus, it will prepare you for when you graduate, and you will […]

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How to Help Your Child Pass Their Exams and Get to College

We all want the best for our children, and we all know the importance that education will play in their later lives. Gaining entry to the best possible college for them will leave them inspired, with great qualifications and ready to take on the world, but getting into their ideal college means that they’ll have […]

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7 Writing Tips to Help You Get A Grant For School

College costs have doubled since the 1980s, making student financial aid even more valuable and necessary. One of the best types of aid we can get is a grant for school, which can help lessen college costs significantly. Best of all, it typically doesn’t have to be paid back. However, we’re not the only ones […]

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Expect the Unexpected: 9 Ways to Raise Emergency Cash Fast

As a student, you’re probably already living on a pretty tight budget — especially if you work part-time or survive off of student loans. It can be quite stressful trying to earn a living while maintaining excellent grades to make your education pay off. So when the inevitable and unfortunate situation happens, you need to […]

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Why Planning For The Future Is Important

The future isn’t something we all want to think about too much. It can feel frightening and even overwhelming to wonder what might or might not be going to happen to us. But planning for the future as a parent is vital; if we don’t, it will be difficult to help our children grow into […]

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6 Amazing Online Learning Tools Every Student Should Use In 2019

Online learning tools are in higher demand than ever. As people with busy schedules search for ways to learn anywhere and at any time, many companies are creating and publishing courses online. Online learning tools are technologies, programs, and apps that are accessed online that improve an instructor’s ability to provide information and a student’s […]

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How to Furnish Your College Apartment On a Budget

Many people, like college students, newly marrieds, and those who are limited to a strict budget, often rent unfurnished apartments as a way to save money. However, that does leave them with the challenge of furnishing it themselves. If you’re among those who need to furnish your own apartment with very limited funds, rest assured […]

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Care Package Ideas and Printables for College Students

Midterms and finals can cause a lot of stress for college students. Between attending office hours and spending late nights studying at the library, it’s easy for students to feel overwhelmed. Being away from home seems daunting and nothing makes you wish you were home more than feeling under the weather. Parents away from their […]

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3 Design Careers for Creative Students

Creative careers can come in many different forms, perhaps more than you might realize. The essence of creativity in the workforce is the ability to perform the generation, development, and expression of original and unique ideas; this skill is a boon that you can apply to just about any industry. Artistic careers, among other creative […]