‘Lists’ Posts

5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

As we gear up for the holiday season, one of the unwelcome guests we often become host to is the yearly flu. Many choose to battle this with the flu shot, but college students are the last on the list to receive one when the supplies get low. Additionally, some opt to boost their immunity ...

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

College is often a time to experiment with indulgence of various kinds. Unfortunately, some of those indulgences never seem to fade away as we enter the real world. Here are seven poor health habits we often develop in college, and have trouble un-developing once we graduate. If you catch them early, maybe you won’t become ...

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Broke

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Broke

As disheartening as it is for some people to admit, the broke college student stereotype has some truth to it. A lot of college students frequently find themselves wondering where in the world all of their money went towards the middle of the semester. You might think you can stretch a dollar further than everyone ...

10 Memorization Tips for More Effective Study Sessions

You sit down to study for a test you have coming up next week. You crack open your book and pull out your notes. You start reading over everything, but it seems like nothing is sticking. You start to freak out wondering how in the world you’re going to pass your test if you can’t ...

20 Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

Saving money is hard enough when you’re not a college student with a busy schedule. Although a challenge, it is possible to find savings in every corner of your budget. The Rented Life‘s David Levitz knows about this challenge all too well. The University of Minnesota student is currently working his way through a semester ...

6 Ways to Be Eco-Friendly in College

Whether you’re a surfer, environmentalist, banker, or just a lover of single-use plastic, we’re all destined to leave some kind of carbon footprint behind us. As a college student, you’re probably well aware of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the radioactive fallout from Fukushima, and the seemingly never-ending oil spills around the world. Maybe you can’t ...

5 Lifelong Skills You Need to Learn in College

When you graduate from college, there’s a strong chance that you will have forgotten a lot of the information you learned in your freshman Biology class. But guess what, that doesn’t mean that you didn’t learn anything from being there. The education you get from college extends far beyond books and lectures. These five skills ...

9 Must-Follow Rules for Dieting

There are tons of different diets and plans for losing weight and getting healthy, but they all have a few of the same basic rules in common. Whatever your diet of choice, be it Vegan, Paleo, Low-Carb, or Real Foods, follow these basic rules for dieting safely and effectively to reach your goals. Related: 5 Tips ...

5 Crucial Tips for Protecting Your Money

Whether you’re swiping your debit card every other day on campus, or traveling abroad for spring break, it’s important to make sure your hard-earned (and much-needed) money is safe. You may think your bank account is a safe place, but that’s not always the case. Follow these tips to keep your money accessible to you ...

8 Places to Snag Student Discounts and Deals

Everyone knows that college enrollment places a heavy financial burden on students by way of tuition, textbooks, fees, hidden fees, and more hidden fees. But tucked beneath those heaping mountains of student debt is a modest, yet refreshing return on investment: the student discount. Wherever you attend school — be it a big state university ...

5 Apps for Better Organization and Productivity in College

College-style distractions often come in the form of drunken roommates, last-minute dorm parties, and the persuasive insistence of friends. We might not have many ways to help you avoid these harshest distractions, but we do have a list of five great apps and programs to help college students manage their lives. Hopefully it leads to ...