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Think You Need to Prepare for Spring Semester? Don’t Bother!

Think You Need to Prepare for Spring Semester? Don’t Bother!

Editor’s Note: The following post is satire. You should prepare for spring semester, but try not to let yourself get caught up in the act of preparing and succumb to self-inflicted stress that could affect your education. Ah, spring semester. What a pastel-colored promise of a fresh start! Not only do you feel the pressure ...

12 Ways to Stay Productive Over Winter Break

12 Ways to Stay Productive Over Winter Break

Christmas break is a great time to sleep in, decompress, and recover from all the self-induced sleep deprivation brought on by finals week. But once you’ve recuperated and restored your vitals to normal levels, you may just realize that a few school-free, homework-free weeks are yours for the taking. Here’s what you can do to stay ...

5 New Year’s Resolutions Kept by Productive People

5 New Year’s Resolutions Kept by Productive People

Boosting productivity should be on everyone’s New Year’s Resolutions list, especially if you’re a student, freelancer, or aspiring entrepreneur. We hear about plenty of productivity resolutions for businesspeople, but which ones are actually kept? Using common sense, technology, and productivity apps, such as Flow, here are five New Year’s Resolutions that productive people can actually keep. ...

Meet the State Representative Who’s Still in College

Meet the State Representative Who’s Still in College

While many students struggle in their job search, one Mississippi student is having no such trouble, becoming the youngest person elected to the state’s House of Representatives. Related: Finding a Job That Inspires You Elected at just 21 years old, Jeramey Anderson, a senior at Tulane University‘s Biloxi campus, was sworn into office in Mississippi’s 110th ...

Harvard Bomb Hoax Crafted by Student to Avoid Finals

Harvard Bomb Hoax Crafted by Student to Avoid Finals

Many students wished for a few extra days to prepare for finals, but only one went to an extreme to make sure he’d get them. Federal prosecutors revealed Tuesday that Monday’s Harvard University bomb threat was a hoax by an undergrad looking get out of taking final exams. Harvard sophomore Eldo Kim sent an anonymous ...

6 Clothing Hacks for Removing Stains

6 Clothing Hacks for Removing Stains

There’s nothing worse than ruining a favorite article of clothing with one stupid stain. But believe it or not, those terrible stains might not be permanent. Here are six great clothing hacks for removing those stubborn stains to salvage your favorite clothes and save a little money! Related: How to Organize and Fold Clothes to Save ...

Gift Giving on a Student Budget

Gift Giving on a Student Budget

Christmas is right around the corner, but as we all tighten our wallets, gift buying can become a lot more stressful than it should be. It’s okay to spend a little extra time or money on those we love, but with these great tips, you won’t break the bank this holiday season! Related: Last-Minute Holiday Gifts ...

Debunking Classic English Major Stereotypes

Debunking Classic English Major Stereotypes

Every major in college has a few stereotypes attached to it. These are the things — positive and negative — that everyone who is not in that major associate with it. These things are also things that grind your gears because half of the time, you don’t find them to be true. English majors are ...

7 Simple Ways to Boost Brainpower

7 Simple Ways to Boost Brainpower

Whether you’re studying for finals, or starting a new internship, brain function is crucial to success in college. Check out these great ways to boost brainpower for a less-stressful, more-engaged school year. Sleep More and Take Naps We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: sleep is crucial to your cognitive function. You should ...

How to Recover from Your First College Slump

How to Recover from Your First College Slump

Throughout your college experience, you’re going to fall into some peaks and valleys in your academics. You’re going to work really hard, but the results won’t seem to satisfy you. You’ll fall into a slump, and to be honest, that’s 100 percent okay. It’s perfectly normal to be at a point in your life where ...