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  • 7 Easy Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

    Apr 20, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    7 Easy Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

    Up your green quotient for Earth Day with these 7 eco-friendly pledges...

  • Grammar Check: A Copyeditor’s Tips for Writing & Usage

    Apr 14, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Grammar Check: A Copyeditor’s Tips for Writing & Usage

    In need of a grammar check before the onslaught of papers sets in? Check in with copyeditor June Casagrande for grammar tips and writing advice...

  • Resume Tips: How to Write a Resume If You’re Inexperienced

    Mar 26, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Resume Tips: How to Write a Resume If You’re Inexperienced

    Are you in a job search Catch-22 - looking for job or internship but don’t have the required experience yet? Fear not with these resume tips with professional resume writer Matt Krumrie. ...

  • Dealing With Change: Deciding About Changing Majors, Schools and Jobs

    Mar 23, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Dealing With Change: Deciding About Changing Majors, Schools and Jobs

    Change – for students, for anyone – is inevitable and difficult at times. And usually worth the hard work to get there. Are you worried about changing majors but losing credits, not to mention your time? Are you considering changing schools but are hesitant to tell mom and dad? So how can you have those tough conversations and make those tough decisions? The helpful advice of life coach Kerry Loy is a good place to start. ...

  • 9 Page-Turning Books to Read On Vacation

    Mar 12, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    9 Page-Turning Books to Read On Vacation

    Whether you’re off to sit on the beach this week, cozy up in the ski lodge, or just to hang out with Fido and the ‘rents, you’re going to need some book recommendations for your spring break reading list. Herein, our roundup of books to read on vacation - from breezy beach books and just-released thrillers to young-adult favorites and best-selling books you might’ve missed over the last few months...

  • Veg Out: The Case for Meatless Monday

    Mar 6, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Veg Out: The Case for Meatless Monday

    Your health, the environment, animal welfare, your wallet – there are more than a few good reasons to mix vegetarian recipes into cooking rotation. Meatless Monday is the perfect place to start, says dietician Emily Kelley-Brown...

  • 6 Last-Minute Spring Break Ideas

    Mar 5, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    6 Last-Minute Spring Break Ideas

    Whether you want sand in your toes, skis under foot, or wind in your hair, there’s a last-minute spring break idea out there for you. ...

  • How to Write a Cover Letter: 6 Tips for Success

    Mar 3, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    How to Write a Cover Letter: 6 Tips for Success

    Thinking about just clicking “apply” and heading on your job hunting way? Think again says Ken Sundheim. As the founder of KAS Placement, a recruitment firm in New York City, Sundheim has more than 10 years experience, from the stone-age years of the paper resume to the days of attach and send. Check out his top 6 tips on how to write a cover letter. ...

  • True Romance: Dating Advice from a Millenial Matchmaker

    Feb 9, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    True Romance: Dating Advice from a Millenial Matchmaker

    Dating is hard. It can be awkward and frustrating and anxiety-inducing. It doesn’t have to be says dating expert Nancy Slotnick. As the founder of MatchmakerCafe.com, the NYC dating coach has matched, connected, and coupled thousands of people. We caught up with the dating coach for some pointers on being more assertive, reading between the email lines, and creating your online dating profile. ...

  • Young Adult Books: They’re Not Just for Young Adults

    Feb 4, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Young Adult Books: They’re Not Just for Young Adults

    We picked some of our favorites young adult books – perfect for downtime Sunday reading, a feel-good pick me up, maybe even a life lesson or two. ...