4 New & Improved Ways to Save on Textbooks

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Back-to-school rush is on and things are crazy in terms of time and money. We’ve been working hard to bring students more tools to help them better manage those precious resources and we’ve released four new-and-improved time-and-money-savers just in time for textbook season! 1) Totally New Mobile Apps CampusBooks for Android and CampusBooks for iPhone… Read more »

Ways You Can Help Prevent Sexual Assaults on Campus

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Sexual assault on college campuses is a problem that is difficult to quantify. The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault launched the resource website Not Alone and released a report stating that about 20 percent of college students experience some form of sexual assault during their time in school. However, there… Read more »

Back to School: Money & Must-Haves

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Back-to-school fall rush is a huge time for retailers. In fact, the August back-to-school period is second only to the winter-holiday window (Thanksgiving-Christmas) in terms of seasonal spending. Here’s some perspective on the money matters and must-haves (including apps) for heading to college in 2015. You’ll be astonished by how much money is spent on… Read more »

4 Pitfalls to Avoid During Your First Year in College

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Your first year of college is your first real experience with independence, but there are so many choices, as well as responsibilities. You have classes to attend and social activities to explore. You may also work a part-time job, volunteer, or participate in extracurricular activities. Being a freshman is exciting, but it can be overwhelming…. Read more »

Texas Passes Controversial Bill to Allow Concealed Guns at Colleges

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Texas recently rolled out the welcome mat for concealed weapons on college campuses. The bill, known as the “campus carry” bill, will go into effect in August 2016 for universities and August 2017 for community colleges. Although private colleges can opt out of the bill, and public schools can designate “gun-free” zones, the measure has… Read more »

How to Score an Internship Abroad

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Internships help you explore a field of study further, get experience in an industry, and build connections within a company. You may have to work for free or for a very low wage to have the privilege of learning from established professionals in your field or industry. The hours are usually long and the work… Read more »

See the World: 5 Ways Traveling Changes You for the Better

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

This little planet contains hundreds of cultures, thousands of beautiful places, and limitless opportunities for exploration. Whether you’re a travel newbie or a seasoned globetrotter, you can grow every time you leave your homeland. Here are some ways travel can change you for the better. View image | gettyimages.com 1. You Gain Confidence When you’re… Read more »