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  • Give Back: 9 Ways to Volunteer This Thanksgiving

    Nov 21, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Give Back: 9 Ways to Volunteer This Thanksgiving

    This week kicks off the year’s time of reflection, connection, and giving back. In the spirit of changes big and small, we’ve rounded up 9 ways to volunteer and give thanks. Donating a day of service or even just a couple of hours of time can make a huge difference in someone’s life...

  • 10 Winter Fashion Essentials: Keep Warm & Keep In Style

    Nov 14, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    10 Winter Fashion Essentials: Keep Warm & Keep In Style

    The hats and gloves are out of storage – and you’re going to need a lot of cute things to go with them. That means refreshing your winter fashion wardrobe with cold-weather essentials that don't sacrifice on style. ...

  • Informational Interview: So You Want to be an Architecture Intern?

    Nov 11, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: So You Want to be an Architecture Intern?

    Applying to be an architecture intern? Some advice, tips, and tricks from senior Travis Schneider about his "diverse and compelling" architecture internship...

  • The 25 Minute Workout: No Equipment, No Excuses

    Nov 7, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    The 25 Minute Workout: No Equipment, No Excuses

    Get into shape with this quick 25 minute workout in the dorm, at home, or on the go. No equipment required, no excuses allowed!...

  • Easy College Meals: Dining Hall Hacks by Foodie Priya Krishna

    Nov 5, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Easy College Meals: Dining Hall Hacks by Foodie Priya Krishna

    A plain ol’ grilled cheese? Pasta with red sauce and a slice of bread? Grilled chicken over steamed broccoli? Not with Priya Krishna's dining hall hacks by your side. ...

  • Taking a Study Break: 77 Ways to Chill Out & Focus Up

    Nov 3, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Taking a Study Break: 77 Ways to Chill Out & Focus Up

    Whether you’re cramming for this week’s test or plugging away on a big paper, the simple truth is studies show that taking a study break every hour or so improves attention span, performance, and productivity...

  • Get Into Character with Our Halloween Costume Bingo Card

    Oct 30, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Get Into Character with Our Halloween Costume Bingo Card

    Book lovers! Literati! Pageturners-in-arms! Lend us your bingo stamps. Download the Halloween Costumes Bingo Card and play along as you make the dressed-up rounds. ...

  • 18 Horror Books to Scare the Bleep Out of You This Halloween

    Oct 29, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    18 Horror Books to Scare the Bleep Out of You This Halloween

    Ghosts & goblins. Doomsday devils & blood-sucking vampires. Stone-cold killers & killer computers. If these are your kind of fright-night friends, then you’re going to make a lot of new pals this delightful, frightful roundup of horror books, scary stories, and ghostly novellas. ...

  • 17 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your College Major

    Oct 24, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    17 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your College Major

    Tourist. Mummy. Marathon runner. Doctor. Ghost. Graduate. Leave the boring costume ideas to the other kids. You? You’re going to get clever. All while paying creative homage to your college major. ...

  • Make a Difference Day: 50 Volunteer Opportunities in 50 States

    Oct 23, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Make a Difference Day: 50 Volunteer Opportunities in 50 States

    This Saturday marks Make a Difference Day, the largest single-day of volunteering in the country. Inspired by the campaign’s can-do do-good attitude, we rounded up volunteer opportunities from around the country. ...