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3 Productivity Apps for College Students

3 Productivity Apps for College Students

Being in college is the best 4 (or 5, 6, or 7) years of your life. Aside from all of the lectures, homework, papers, and exams, you meet new friends, make life-long relationships and memories that you can pass on to your children before they begin their own college careers. Unfortunately, all that stuff also ...

10 Ways to Make Extra Money as a College Student

10 Ways to Make Extra Money as a College Student

This post was written by Blake Moffat, a student studying business and law. Blake also works as a member of the online community team at MoneyBuddy. Freelance Like the idea of working, but don’t like the idea of being tied down to one job for months and months? If so, freelance work is a great option for you. Unlike ...

Your First Software Engineering Job: Six Steps to Six Figures

Your First Software Engineering Job: Six Steps to Six Figures

Ah, summertime. The air is heavy with the sweet scent of tens of thousands of somewhat-qualified Computer Science grads, unceremoniously dumped into the wider world. If you’re among them, or a self-taught programmer that’s competing with them for jobs, you probably feel like you’re sitting pretty. I have good news and bad news: It’s a ...

How to Get Out of a Motivational Slump

How to Get Out of a Motivational Slump

If you are like most students, you are probably struggling with end of the semester motivational problems at the moment. With a couple of months of solid work under your belt, and the holiday season firmly in sight, you are probably finding it hard to maintain focus. In this article I want to suggest a ...

How To Be Frugal In College

How To Be Frugal In College

One of the most important lessons that I’ll take away from my time in college is understanding how to manage my finances. I’ve never considered myself a “starving college student” since I was fortunate enough to have parents who could support the cost of my tuition and living. But as I approach closer to graduation, ...

Some Tips for Studying Greener

Some Tips for Studying Greener

Think of the all the wasted paper you compile over the course of a semester. Between notes for class, term papers, and clunky textbooks, you’re practically carrying the weight of the forest in your book bag. This semester, try a new approach: Study greener. Want to be a better student and help the environment at ...

Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Brain Power

Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Brain Power

College can seem like four years of your life spent attracted towards opposites poles. On one side, we strive towards self-improvement by attending  classes, studying and fruitful endeavors that foster creativity, like trying to find every known variation of cooking pasta. On the other hand, there is the systematic and dedicated delay of growth, knowledge ...

Can You ‘Be Your Own Boss’ As A Student?

Can You ‘Be Your Own Boss’ As A Student?

In the current economic climate, getting an education is more important than ever—but it’s also more expensive, and it can be a real challenge to get hired before graduation. Instead of waiting for a job to open up, create your own position. Most of these require no startup costs, and they’re all jobs you can ...

What Makes a Successful E-Learner?

What Makes a Successful E-Learner?

On the surface, e-learning sounds like the perfect learning experience. You complete your classes and lessons online so you never have to worry about being late to class, there is no getting called on randomly in class and suffering through the embarrassment of being unprepared or not knowing the answer and it undeniably offers more ...

5 Must-Have Tools for Your College Startup

5 Must-Have Tools for Your College Startup

Create a lean, competitive small business on the cheap It’s a tough time to be in college. More and more people are graduating every year, and jobs aren’t keeping up. Now that employment after graduation isn’t a sure thing for the average college student, creating a job for yourself is a smart way to hedge ...

Shoot, Share, and Socialize Through the Power of Mobile Video

Shoot, Share, and Socialize Through the Power of Mobile Video

As a modern-day college student, there are endless opportunities to capture epic videos on your phone, such as: Spring break Tailgating Pranks Campus adventures Greek Week Recreational sports Party antics Traveling abroad Since a lot of these videos might not be meant for all of your Facebook friends, they typically are never shared beyond your ...

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