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Your Bike and You: Maintenance Tips for College Students

Your college years are a time full of new experiences and adventures. You’re away from home for the first time and it’s now that you’re realizing how amazing campus life can be. If you’re a biker, or you’re looking for a way to get to campus without using a car or public transportation, a bike Read more…

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Study Like There’s No Tomorrow: 5 Lighting Ideas That Should Be In Your Study Room

There comes a point in everyone’s childhood when we’re made aware that reading in an unsatisfactory light would damage our eyes. Nevertheless, most doctors acknowledge that there is no sufficient evidence to say that having poor lighting while reading and studying might ruin your vision. But, what they do believe is that having proper and Read more…

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Pros and Cons of Using Public Transportation in College

If you don’t live within walking or biking distance of your campus, you’ll need to decide how you’re going to get there every day. Commuting to school is becoming the norm for many campuses around the country. The two most common options are driving or taking public transportation, such as buses and trains. As cities Read more…

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A Well-Rested Dorm Life: 8 Dorm Must-Haves for Better Sleeping

You’re finally going to college, and your school is far away from home. The thought of living independently, away from your parents, excites you. But while it is indeed exciting, there are some challenges you’ll need to deal with along the way when embarking on your journey to college life. There will be a new Read more…

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College-Age Questions: Should You Get Car Insurance After Moving Out?

If you had a car in high school, there is a good chance you were on your parent’s insurance policy. However, if you are moving away to college or moving out after graduation, you may need to find your own insurance policy. Here are key points to keep in mind when determining whether or not Read more…

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The Benefits of Military Service for College and After

Many think that, after high school, they have to choose between going to college or joining the military, and that there is no overlap between the two. Yet, here are just a few ways joining the military can benefit both your college experience and your life afterwards. Helps Pay for Your Schooling A very well-known Read more…

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12 Little-Known Ways To Save During Your First Semester of College

You’re on your own now (sort of) and every dollar counts, so Offers.com made a tell-all guide on all the best ways to save, whether you’re heading off to college for the first time, or coming back for your final semester. Check out these 12 little-known money-saving tips below, and watch your savings grow. 1. Read more…

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Why We Wear Graduation Gowns

If you have attended a graduation ceremony, you are likely to notice a rainbow of colors on the caps and hoods of the students. These colors are not random but have academic and historical significance. Your university probably gave you your graduation gown specifications – but did you know that academic regalia design is governed Read more…

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How to Save Money as a College Commuter

Commuting to college can be a quick, cheap, and easy experience, or a relatively pricey and time-consuming challenge. Where you live and what your living conditions are can have a big impact on the costs associated with travel to and from school each day. Here are some tips on how you can save money while Read more…

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How Handwriting Can Make You Smarter

Innovations in technology continue to influence education and have a major impact on how students study and learn. However, there are still some benefits to taking the “old school” approach. For instance, taking notes by hand can actually have a lot of positive effects. Research shows that handwriting increases focus, improves critical thinking, and even Read more…

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