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5 First Apartment Tips for College Students

Transitioning from dorm to apartment life may not seem like much of a change on the surface, but there’s a lot more to do and worry about than you think. To help you get through your move-in with enough sanity and cash to go around, here are some first apartment tips. Related: 6 Ways to ...

50 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get More Done

In college, you’re going to be forced to be more productive than you’ve probably ever had to be in your life. You’re going to have to study for tests, write papers, complete projects, make presentations, maybe go to work, and try to maintain some type of social life. All of this can be extremely overwhelming ...

College Items Worth the Investment

It’s hard to know what kind of dorm room accessories and expensive college items you’re actually going to appreciate once you’re settled into your first year of school. Before you sift through the “Back to School” ads and the “What to Bring” lists sent from your school, consider this list of five pricier college items ...

Freshman Week: 7 Money Tips for College Students

With summer in its final weeks and school around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to fit in an awesome semester on a tight budget. Spending in college adds up — whether it’s on textbooks, rent, groceries, or especially, nights out. However, saving money and budgeting shouldn’t be something to ...

10 Skills That Will Make You More Employable

Looking to land a great job after college? Unfortunately, just having a degree isn’t enough to guarantee you anything. Sure, having a great resume that outlines all of your achievements is nice, but there are certain intangibles that employers look for in a new hire. Many of these in-demand skills are a result of the changing ...

5 Easy-to-Find Summer Jobs for College Students

Editor’s Note: This summer may almost be over, but if just got back from touring Europe or just need some quick cash before the fall semester, you can always check on some of these jobs. And keep this post bookmarked for next summer! We know you’ll be scrambling for extra income ideas at the last ...

5 Quick Tips for Writing Better Papers

A significant chunk of your college career is spent writing, editing, modifying, and re-writing papers. Just about every class requires papers or essays, so there aren’t many ways around this beast. If you want to write better papers, follow these five tips to impress your professors and score that A! Write It’s simple and it ...

3 Important Lessons Learned From My Summer Internship

This summer, I interned at a nonprofit called Engine in Downtown Minneapolis. It was one of my first real jobs working for someone else, and I learned so much in just a couple of short months. On my last day there, I wrote down the three biggest lessons I had learned over the course of ...

5 Reasons You Should Consider an Online College

If you want to get ahead in this world, a high school diploma won’t cut it anymore. Many jobs today require a college degree or, at minimum, some form of specialized training. But life can get in the way of continuing a post-high school education. For students who lack the time, money, and resources of ...

5 Simple Budgeting Tips for College Students

Whether you’re just starting your college career or in the midst of brand-new bills and loan payments, it’s never too early to learn how to budget your life. Here are five simple tips to help you find ways to budget your college life. Use Mint Even if you’re still in college, there are bound to be ...

6 Ways to Find Your Purpose in Life

We all undoubtedly have things in our lives that require answers. We want to know how to master certain skills, “woo” others, and make the right decisions in life. But most of us might not know where to begin looking; and as a result, we become stagnant. I’m not saying I know all of the ...

4 Reasons Every Girl Must Train Shoulders

I like to joke about every guy who doesn’t train legs as much as the next person. It’s funny to see people who are obsessed with building muscle, but purposely ignore 60 percent of their muscle because it’s a little bit uncomfortable. But one of the biggest issues I’ve seen with girls lately is a ...