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10 Quick Tips to Maintain your New Year’s Resolutions

The end of January usually means the death of your resolutions for the New Year. Here are our tips to keep sticking to your goals. Continue reading “10 Quick Tips to Maintain your New Year’s Resolutions”

11 Common Interview Questions and The Best Ways to Answer Them

11 Common Interview Questions and The Best Way to Answer Them

Glassdoor.com recently compiled a list of the most common questions interviewers ask. Here are the top questions and the best ways to answer them to land the job. Continue reading “11 Common Interview Questions and The Best Ways to Answer Them”

3 Easy Budget Strategies for College Students

The best way to survive the ramen years is to budget.

But before we say anything else, listen up.

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January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Here’s how you can help.

January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness day, and that’s important because there are approximately 60,000 slaves in the United States alone.

Take a moment to think about that.

Continue reading “January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Here’s how you can help.”

What is the minimum value of any textbook?

We’ve all been there: the textbook you spent $150 dollars on at the start of the term is now suddenly worth… $17.04?

They say you can’t put a price on learning, but we’re going to try. Let’s take Gestalt theory to a new level, and look at a book as the sum of its parts. Continue reading “What is the minimum value of any textbook?”

5 Insider Tricks for Getting Cheap Textbooks Online

College can be a huge, terrifying, exhilarating experience. So we’re going to help you. Continue reading “5 Insider Tricks for Getting Cheap Textbooks Online”

If College were free, would textbooks cost more?

Free college. The idea is whispered like an incantation in student government meetings and dorm rooms across the country. An education without crippling debt. Surely a pipe dream, but a beautiful one none the less, right?

Several states in the US have begun to offer free or heavily discounted Community College, though 4 year universities still charge tens of thousands of dollars per semester. If, oh glorious thought, a 4 year degree were to be offered free of charge, what would it do to textbook costs?

Is Free College a Pipe Dream?

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As you may have heard, the Oxford English Dictionary made this emoji the word of the year.

emoji of the year Continue reading “The Oxford English Dictionary’s “Word of the Year” isn’t going to replace language”

Bookbyte’s five favorite productivity focused sites.

Bookbyte’s five favorite productivity focused sites.

Life on the internet for a student who should be studying is hard. Staring at a blank word document trying to convince yourself you want to write a paper is even harder when online shopping and social media are simply an alt+tab away. Luckily, there are a whole slew of programs, apps and websites designed to make paper writing and studying bearable. Here are the Bookbyte team’s five favorite websites to make you more productive. Continue reading “Bookbyte’s five favorite productivity focused sites.”

College Dorm Packing List – The Basics

Moving away to college is a scary, yet exciting time! Starting a new chapter in new surroundings allows you to come into a space with a fresh perspective that can help you flourish. Saying goodbye to your family and friends is never easy, but experiencing college in a place that’s your very own truly is a treasure. Because we know this can be a stressful time in any student’s life, (and shopping for cute dresses for a new fall wardrobe is stressful enough!) we’ve composed a list of essentials for any student about to move into a dorm room. While you may not know your roommate, location of classes, or even your major, packing for dorm life doesn’t have to be complicated!

Continue reading “College Dorm Packing List – The Basics”

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