How to Switch Majors Without Guilt

Switch Majors

A major is just a declaration of what you want to focus on during school. Now that college is something far behind us, we wanted to stop and reflect on something that many new freshmen are stressing out about: the college major. Maybe you're not in … [Continue reading]

Quick Ways to Save Money on Textbooks

Save Money on Textbooks

Textbook prices got you down? Don't worry, you are in good company. Plenty of students across the country are complaining about the high cost of textbooks. It would take a much longer article than this to explain everything that's going wrong with … [Continue reading]

Tips for Transferring Abroad

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There are all sorts of things that could send you out of the country for an extended period of time—or even force you to relocate permanently. For example, one of my friends was accepted to Oxford. It’s amazing and has forced her to make a four-year … [Continue reading]

Making the Most Out of Your College’s Summer Course Catalog

College Summer Course Catalog

The summer is a time where most people are thinking about going away for a long time, to see friends and family. Is that the only thing that you should be doing this summer? Absolutely not. If you really want to get the best advantages in school, you … [Continue reading]

4 Ways to Jump Into a Mini-Internship

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A mini-internship isn't just the stuff of fairy tales and urban legends anymore. These days, the mini-internship is a way to pack in multiple experiences with multiple companies. When companies see a mini internship packed with great experiences, … [Continue reading]

Should college students buy a new or a used car?

Paying for college is already stressful enough, but now you need to try to get your first car! When does the spending end? Unfortunately, this is only one of the many purchases that you'll need to make in your life. There will be plenty of purchases … [Continue reading]

Learning to Appreciate Homework

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Homework is one of those things that you just have to do in school. Just because you're starting your first day in college doesn't mean that you're going to be able to just skip over homework. You have to make sure that you do the homework even when … [Continue reading]

Great Technical Resources for College Students

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If you're really trying to get the most out of your upcoming time at a university, you really have to embrace technology. Let's face it, people -- tech is not going anywhere. If you try to do everything the old fashioned way, you're going to get … [Continue reading]

College-Level Notes Can Truly Become Your Best Resources

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Notes are powerful. It might be hard to take notes when the teacher is speaking at a thousand words a minute, but the reality is that these notes can be used forever. Yes, forever -- we said it first. Notes are powerful because it's your thoughts, in … [Continue reading]

UT Dallas Students Know What’s Up: They Use Storage to Simplify Their Summers

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It happens every year: you start out with a basic dorm room setup. You swear you’re going to keep it neat and tidy and that you’ll respect the limited amount of space and not buy stuff you don’t need. Then, little by little over the school year stuff … [Continue reading]