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Best podcasts for college students

Are you listening to the best podcasts as a college student? If there’s one thing I know to be true, it’s that Podcasts are a secret weapon of your success in college and in life.  You’re probably wondering why. Well think about it, we live in a world where we have our headphones on nearly…

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Valentine’s Day gifts, ideas, and activities for college students

If you’re anything like me… Valentine’s Day in college brought about a state of stress because there’s a lot of hype and expectations that couldn’t always be met. Cue the Valentine’s Day survival guide. Maybe you’re a really bad planner but you have a big heart. Maybe you have a big heart…but you have no…

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When to apply for college: a complete timeline

Amidst the standardized tests, essays, and recommendation letters many college application deadlines differ, depending on their application process which can make an already complicated process feel even more daunting.  Preparing for college should be an exciting process, not so stressful you dread every deadline approaching and passing you by. For that reason, we have put…

A holiday notebook outlining the 5-step guide to setting actionable new year's resolutions for 2020

A 5-Step guide to setting actionable new year’s resolutions

We’re neck-deep in that time of year. The holidays are upon us once and for all. And your winter break will eventually end… #sad. We talked about the winter break realities in our previous post. And you’re either feeling them full force by now, or you’re still just living in the happy holiday cheer. Which…

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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…

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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!…

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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…

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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.…