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The 11 Stages of Going Home for the Holidays

Winter break is quickly approaching, and for most of you, that means you’re excited to put the books down, let your laptops collect dust, and get started on your Netflix Binge watching list.  Winter break is one of the magical unicorns of college where you have an entire month to essentially do nothing but wait…

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15 White Elephant Gifts for Any Budget Under $30

In an earlier blog post, we talked about how you can budget for Black Friday and holiday shopping in general One of our favorite suggestions was to do a white elephant gift exchange or as some may refer to it, a Yankee swap. Whatever you call it, you can save a lot of money doing…

College friends celebrating Friendsgiving together

How to Host a Friendsgiving in College

Before you pack your bags and head home for Thanksgiving/Winter break, a Friendsgiving is in order! What better way to celebrate friends (and food) than with this cherished unofficial holiday? Whether it’s just another excuse to party or you are trying to impress your friends with your cooking and/or baking skills… Friendsgiving is a must!…

A college girl online holiday shopping in front of a Christmas tree

Black Friday on a Student Loan Budget

Black Friday will be here in just two days, and chances are with that #studentloanbudget you’re just not ready for it. No matter how bad you want to, you probably aren’t in a position to drop hundreds of dollars buying gifts for your friends, family, and – of course – your Self. Nor are you…

The scoops troop demonstrates a top halloween costume for college students trending in 2019

12 Trending Halloween Costumes for College

Halloween in college, either your favorite or least favorite time of year. But chances are if you’re reading this post, you’re into it! And hey, so are we! That’s why we want to give you the best solo and group Halloween costume ideas that you can copy easily without putting too much thought into it.…

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How to Be Keto in College

So you want to try the keto diet on a college budget? Well, you’re in luck, we have come up with this quick and easy guide to saving money while on the keto diet. And as a disclaimer, they aren’t that hard! The biggest struggle with dieting while in college is a lot of them…

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Our Top Laptop Picks for College Students

We’ve come a long way from taking notes by hand. Today’s college students need to be prepared for more than just long nights in libraries. If you’re going to stay ahead of the curve this school year, you’re going to need a laptop that can keep up. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the most…

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List of Colleges NOT Requiring SAT Scores

Sitting for hours in a quiet room answering multiple-choice questions is not most people’s idea of a good time. For people who don’t like the pressure of big exams, the idea of writing SAT and ACT tests can be overwhelming. Some colleges recognize this and have created admissions policies for students to attend their institutions…

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Writing Guide to Internship Resume for College Students

College is stressful for a multitude of reasons. You’re on your own for the very first time in your life, you have to feed yourself (and are very upset you no longer get mom’s home cooking regularly), and you generally have to start thinking about your long-term future more and more. The last thing you…