Saving Money On College TextBooks

Saving Money On College TextBooks

Out of all the college expenses that are thrown our way as incoming freshmen, tuition and rent are substantially pricier than materials and books. So what makes textbooks a special case? How easily freshmen are tricked into overpaying for them! In high school, I lost track of the amount of times I heard how costly books can be. Therefore, it seemed normal when my first semester’s textbooks alone added up to $300. What people fail to emphasize is just how simple saving money on books can be!

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College Packing: Toss, Pack, or Give Away

College Packing: Toss, Pack, or Give Away

Leaving for college is an exciting time for any student, but especially for freshmen leaving the nest for the first time. Now I’m sure if you’re like me you will look up a ton of different ‘college lists’ when you start shopping and packing for school, and they’re super helpful, but not always reflective of what you’ll actually use.

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Tips for Selecting College Courses

Tips for Selecting College Courses

As Spring Semester is upon us, I have learned a very valuable lesson about classes in college: get your core classes out of the way early. Most, if not all colleges have core requirements, and all majors require different courses for major completion. Even if you don’t quite know your major yet, taking your core requirement courses early is a very helpful tool for two reasons:

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Choosing Your College Courses

Choosing Your College Courses

Choosing college courses can be a scary thing for incoming freshman who have never experienced anything like it before. The classes you take really have a huge effect on your semester. Here are a few tips to make sure you end up in the right classes for your major and also choose classes that will set you up for success: 

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