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Posted October 28, 2014 by

How to Learn More Spending Less Time

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

If there is a question that every student asks himself at least from time to time, it is this: how am I supposed to do so much in so short a time? People behind the curriculum often seem to believe that students possess nigh superhuman abilities when it comes to acquiring and processing new information and performing assignments. It is, of course, flattering, but the question remains: how to deal with such a load?

Luckily for you, there are some ways to do it: some age-old, some brand-new. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2014 by

6 Ways You’re Going to Trash Your Laptop at College

A shot of a college student carrying a laptop on campus

A shot of a college student carrying a laptop on campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College can be a great experience—striking out on your own, experiencing life and making new friends, accumulating knowledge and skills that will help you succeed for the rest of your life. And, the high accessibility of technology has made it easier than ever to get done what you need to get done with your school work so that you can go out and have fun. Laptops, tablets and smartphones have allowed students to be able to bring their school with them wherever they go, allowing for research anytime as well as immediate communication through software like Facebook and Skype.

With increased flexibility, and mobility comes an increase in potential for accidents with your technology as well. It used to be that everything was done on paper and kept safe in your room or dorm, and if you needed a computer you went to the computer lab which would allow you to work, store, and print your documents with ease. The influx of laptops into the college world has introduced new variables to common scenarios that you need to be aware of and watch out for. (more…)

Posted October 07, 2013 by

How to Engage Students and Alumni on Campus

Five happy college students with the focus on man in blue shirt

Five happy college students with the focus on man in blue shirt. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes time to market your company, the standard methods can seem a bit boring. You already have a billboard, a website, and a television commercial, so where do you go from there?

College students have spent up to $36 billion during the school year on things like computers, clothes and cellphones. A lot of companies are taking the hint and engaging directly with students and alumni all across college campuses. Here are some of the most effective strategies to reach your audience and market efficiently. (more…)

Posted August 23, 2013 by

Just Graduated from College? 5 Expenses to be Wary of as Grads Land Entry Level Jobs

Money can be tight as a recent college graduate, and you want to watch how you spend it.  The following post shares five expenses grads should be wary of as they land entry level jobs.

Featured: Featured I’ve been talking with a lot of recently graduated students about budgeting and what financial traps recent grads should watch out for. Here are 5 things that I spent TOO MUCH money on when I had my first real job: 1. Food. You are working several hours and have no time for yourself.

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