Summer Travel for Fun & Education

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Did your summer plans change and you’ve now got some extra time and the itch to travel? Or maybe this summer’s job is so boring that you’re already thinking about getting away next summer. Whatever your situation, consider traveling and its many benefits. You’ll see the world anew, experience diverse cultures, gain valuable experience, make… Read more »

Beat the Boredom: 4 Ways to Stay Productive This Summer

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Summer is full of possibilities for fun and adventure. However, it doesn’t always live up to expectations. If none of your friends are around and you don’t have homework or other tasks to keep you busy, boredom might rear its ugly head. How can you slay the beast of boredom and stay productive this summer?… Read more »

Road Trip: The Top 4 Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

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As the mercury climbs, college kids everywhere are preparing for road trips to some of America’s hottest festivals. But where should you go? If your itinerary is still up in the air, consider checking out these awesome events. View image | gettyimages.com Lollapalooza: World’s Best Musical Showcase Line-ups don’t get more eclectic than Lollapalooza, which… Read more »

More on Summer Internships

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Today we’re continuing our mini-series about summer internships (no, it’s still not too late). This week we’ve got an extensive inforaphic on The Most-Exciting Summer Internships as a follow-up to last week’s article, 4 Tips to Help You Score a Summer Internship. Got plans for a sweet summer internship or advice for your peers still… Read more »

There’s Still Time: 4 Tips to Help You Score a Summer Internship

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The weather’s warming up, but it’s not too late to organize a summer internship. A summer internship can provide valuable workplace experience and access to industry professionals who may become great contacts in the future. So don’t delay a minute longer. The clock’s ticking, but these tips will help you find the right internship opportunity… Read more »

Why #OccupyTheBookstore Misses the Mark of Real Change

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slacktivism (noun) Pronunciation: /ˈslaktəˌvizəm/ Definition of slacktivism in English: Actions performed via the Internet in support of a political or social cause but regarded as requiring little time or involvement, e.g., signing an online petition or joining a campaign group on a social media website. Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press. MEANING, WHAT MEANING? Since the… Read more »

Starting Your New College Life: The Ultimate Survival Guide

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In terms of transitions, settling into college is a major one that can be super-stressful. Not only that, on-campus life can be an environment conducive to picking up bad habits and losing sight of priorities. Getting into college and paying for college is difficult enough; now that you’re there, set yourself up to not only… Read more »

The Real Deal About Textbooks

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There’s a lot more to textbooks than just a hefty price tag. Here’s a little history and background, some facts and stats, and of course tips and tools for saving money on textbooks.

Tech and Text Habits of Today’s College Students

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More than ever before, college students have greater options and opportunities for taking in (and sharing as well as creating) information and entertainment. Textbooks, note-taking, class collaboration, research, social interactions . . . it’s all available from multiple mediums and vehicles and nearly anywhere at any time. With the rise of distance-learning and with changes… Read more »

Putting Technology to Work for You at College

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Technology can be a huge help in college. It can help you communicate, find information, share resources, add comfort to your dorm room, remind you of deadlines, and so much more. It can also be a huge time-suck, distraction, and temptation. There’s no doubt that you need solid technology on campus (for work and for… Read more »