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  • Increase Your App-Titude: 15 Apps for Back to School

    Aug 19, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Increase Your App-Titude: 15 Apps for Back to School

    From study time to downtime, we’ve rounded up our favorite back-to-school apps to help you get smarter, get organized, get in shape, get rocking, and more...

  • Ready, Set, Move: 8 Packing and Moving Tips for Back to School

    Aug 7, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Ready, Set, Move: 8 Packing and Moving Tips for Back to School

    Summer’s final days are closing in and that means one thing: back to campus. Old friends and new classes are just around the corner. Your only two hurdles? Packing and move-in day. Here are some tips and tricks to save you money, time, and (oh, yes) frustration...

  • Fatherly Love: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Dad

    May 29, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Fatherly Love: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Dad

    Dear old dad. Whether you call him father, pops, daddy, or only when you need money, we’ve got a book for him. Here, you’ll find our Staff Picks by, for, and about dads and other interesting men...

  • Textbook.com’s Goodbye Semester, Hello Summer Music Playlist | May 2014

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Textbook.com’s Goodbye Semester, Hello Summer Music Playlist | May 2014

    Next time mom says, “What’s that racket?” you can say, “I read this article about this book ‘Musicophilia’ by neurologist Oliver Sacks, and he says music improves ‘mood, behavior, even cognitive function.’” Then maybe grab some headphones so mom can read in peace...

  • Hear Hear: Summerific Music Playlist June 2014

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Hear Hear: Summerific Music Playlist June 2014

    From the 4th of July barbecue to your next road trip, you’ll need some rockin’ summer-perfect tunes. We’ve stacked our “Summerific” playlist with ear-candy favorites and up-n-comers like Bruno Mars, Future Islands, Raphael Saadiq, Wilco and more...

  • Summer Reading Round-Up: Laugh. Cry. Learn.

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Summer Reading Round-Up: Laugh. Cry. Learn.

    Repeat after us: the three Rs of summer are rest, relaxation, and reading. With textbooks on the back burner (for now), we’ve rounded up some of the hottest titles for lounging – and laughing and learning and weeping – poolside...

  • Resume Rebrand: Get Inspired – and Grab Recruiters Attention – with a Creative Resume

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Resume Rebrand: Get Inspired – and Grab Recruiters Attention – with a Creative Resume

    For recent grads, summer intern seekers, and job hunters, a standout resume is key. And your experience will speak for itself – if the recruiter gives it more than the standard 10 seconds. So what can you do to break through the black-and-white clutter? For some branding-savvy job searchers – like LEGO Leah, who made [&hellip...

  • Mother Lode: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Mother’s Day

    May 6, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Mother Lode: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Mother’s Day

    She’s been your clothes (and heart) mender, encouraging listener, and best-cookies-ever baker. She’s pretty much your everything. To celebrate Mother’s Day (and perhaps to remind you it’s this Sunday), we’ve gathered some of our favorite books about moms, strong women, and the people who love them. Awww...

  • 5 Things Nursing Students Can’t Live Without

    Feb 21, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    5 Things Nursing Students Can’t Live Without

    As a nursing student, there’s a lot you bring to the table. You’ve got the book smarts – plus awesome interpersonal skills, an enormous capacity for compassion, and the ability to intuit exactly what kind of care your patients need. Equipped with all of these invaluable things, you’re on the right track to a deeply [&hellip...

  • What Do Turkeys and T. Rex Have in Common?

    Nov 25, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    What Do Turkeys and T. Rex Have in Common?

    It’s common knowledge that Tom Turkey can trace his lineage back to The Land Before Time — there’s a veritable cornucopia of evidence supporting the evolutionary link between birds and dinosaurs. As we all gather to feast on secret-recipe stuffing, Grandma’s green bean casserole, cranberry sauce (if that’s your thing) and, of course, turkey, let’s take [&hellip...