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Six Benefits of Attending a Community College

If you’re a high school student considering which college you should attend, you should not rule out your local community college!  While going to a community college does have a lot of prominent down falls (still living at home, only going to a real university for two years once you transfer, less opportunities, etc.) community colleges ...

Eight Tips For Buying a Used Car on Craigslist

Buying a used car is not a very simple task. One must search through hundreds of online advertisements, meet with shady owners, settle for a car you may not particularly love, and spend a lot of money. However, these following tips may help with lessening that burden, and make your car buying experience a tad ...

Four Tips for Sneaking Food Past Security

A lot of places such as amusement parks, music festivals, and sporting arenas have ludicrous “no food allowed” policies.  By not allowing food, these places gain a sort of monopoly and are able to charge outrageous prices for their unhealthy food. So, unless you want to pay $15 for a greasy hot dog and a ...

Rave Alert Keeps Students Safe On College Campuses

Technology improves and saves peoples’ lives everyday, and Rave Alert is one great example. Rave Alert is a mass notification system made for businesses and other institutions, but is mostly known for its use in colleges. Rave Alert gives the administration at a university the opportunity to quickly get a hold of their students in ...

Seven Tips for Making a Long Distance Relationship Work

Long distance relationships seem to be fairly common for college students, and whether you are fifty miles away or 3000 miles away, distance in a relationship is definitely a barrier. Even though having a relationship with someone not geographically near you seems impossible,  it is definitely doable.  Here are seven tips to make a long ...

Five Harmless and Funny Dorm Pranks

For those living in the dorms this year, the dorm hall is a perfect place to pull some pranks on your newly acquired friends. However, while pranks are for the most part all fun and games, they may in turn make the “funny” prankster into an enemy if they are done wrong. So, before you start being the ...

Five Types of Twitter Accounts College Students Should Follow

Twitter has been around since 2006, and it is still growing fast while easily becoming one of the most popular social networks on the web.  Unfortunately, a lot of people still think of twitter as just a place full of boring people telling the world about every single aspect of their life; however, Twitter is so much more ...

Lore Launches New Social Network for College Campuses

Formerly known as Coursekit, Lore is an online educational tool meant for the connection of students and instructors in one well designed and easy to use community. Lore was launched in November 2011, and is already used for courses in over 600 universities, making it a quickly growing competitor to the unfortunately popular Blackboard. The unique aspect about ...

Five Useful YouTube Viewing Tips

Using the Web Timer app for Google Chrome I have learned that in the 90 days that I have kept track of my internet use, I have spent over twenty-nine hours watching YouTube videos. With all of that time spent on YouTube I have learned a fair amount of neat and useful hacks to better ...

Interview With Web Entrepreneur Christian Hollingsworth

Christian Hollingsworth is a current student at Sierra College, entrepreneur, web enthusiast,  musician, and the founder of Smart Boy Designs.  Christian graciously agreed to do an interview to tell us what he does for a living, and give some overall great advice on making money online, entrepreneurship, and handling stress.  You can follow Christian on ...

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