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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 ...

[Spring 2014] Finals Week is Here: Are You Prepared?

[Spring 2014] Finals Week is Here: Are You Prepared?

It feels like it was just yesterday that we were welcoming a new class in with Freshman Week. We’ve since discussed a range of topics, from making the most of course syllabi to exam tips. Those tips are now more important than ever as we come closer and closer to the end of the semester. ...

5 Great Career Options for Accounting Majors

5 Great Career Options for Accounting Majors

Let’s be honest, the accounting field isn’t exactly known for being exciting and dynamic. Thoughts of sitting in front of a computer holding a calculator all day tend to come to mind when you think of what accountants do. There’s definitely some truth to that, but accounting isn’t necessarily a “boring” career field. You can ...

7 Tips for Becoming an ESL Teacher

7 Tips for Becoming an ESL Teacher

Teaching English as a second language (or foreign language) is a great career path for many majors, including English, communications, global relations, foreign languages, sociology, and journalism, but also a fun short-term job for anybody with the travel bug. Whether you’re doing it as a long-term career or as a way to fund your travels, ...

The 5 Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals (2013)

The 5 Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals (2013)

For those of you who hate the lines and potential dangers of Black Friday, Cyber Monday is the next best thing. You won’t have to throw any small women or children out of your way to get to deals, and you can shop from the comfort of your couch, psychology class, or even the bus. ...

Why You Should Minor in Psychology

Why You Should Minor in Psychology

Regardless of your major and your future career path, every single person can benefit from a little bit of a psychology background. If you’re planning to work in business, with kids, or even locked away in a lab or operating room, psychology has a lot to teach us about others and ourselves and can be ...