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  • 10 Best Selling Textbooks – Fall 2015

    Aug 25, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    10 Best Selling Textbooks – Fall 2015

    From writing references to nursing major must-haves, our best selling textbooks list for 2015 reveals what your fellow students are studying. ...

  • Digging Up Dirt: Go Inside Archaeology Jobs Fieldwork

    Jun 5, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Digging Up Dirt: Go Inside Archaeology Jobs Fieldwork

    Get an inside look at anthropology internships via our Q&A with a Michigan State University student about her archaeology jobs, fieldwork experience and advice...

  • Summer Reads: 8 Beach Books to Put On Your List

    May 22, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Summer Reads: 8 Beach Books to Put On Your List

    From page-turning mysteries and feel-good tales to sci-fi adventure and sweeping family dramas, there’s something for everyone in our Summer Reads roundup. ...

  • Make Your Move: Best Cities for College Grads

    May 20, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Make Your Move: Best Cities for College Grads

    The city, the beach, the mountains, the country – as a recent grad, you might be looking at your post-college move in pure appeal sense. But there is one trump card that dominates the best cities for college grads: jobs...

  • Reading Checkup: 9 Must-Read Books for Nurses

    May 15, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Reading Checkup: 9 Must-Read Books for Nurses

    From your bedside table to your bedside manner, check out these must-read books for nurses and nursing students, as recommended by Nurse Keith...

  • Summer Vacation Ideas to Fit Your Personality and Passions

    May 7, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Summer Vacation Ideas to Fit Your Personality and Passions

    Go beyond sightseeing and selfies with these summer vacation ideas and backpacking trips by personality type, hobbies, and major. ...

  • Graduation Gift Ideas Under $100

    May 1, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Graduation Gift Ideas Under $100

    Leave the big cash checks, cars, and trips to Europe to the more flush family members. Here’s our roundup of creative, thoughtful, and useful graduation gift ideas, all under $...

  • Books for Mom: 9 Passion-Perfect Ideas for Mother’s Day

    Apr 29, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Books for Mom: 9 Passion-Perfect Ideas for Mother’s Day

    Need Mother's Day gift ideas? From mysteries and Pulitzer winners to cookbooks and memoirs, we’ve rounded 9 passion-perfect books for mom...

  • Love at First Bite: Go Inside a Graphic Design Internship at KIND Bars

    Apr 23, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Love at First Bite: Go Inside a Graphic Design Internship at KIND Bars

    Get an inside look at a graphic design internship at KIND Bars. Graphic design intern Madeleine San Martin chats with us about her internship experience and advice for fellow designers. ...

  • Happy Shakespeare Day! 9 Words You Can Thank the Bard For

    Apr 23, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Happy Shakespeare Day! 9 Words You Can Thank the Bard For

    Moonbeam, bandit, tranquil, lackluster, and more than 1,700 others – all care of the Bard. And today being Shakespeare Day, we rounded up a few more of our favorite bon mots!...

  • 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: Switching Majors, Schools and Jobs

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

    Changing majors? Changing schools? Get advice on dealing with change and how to make an action plan with the helpful advice of life coach Kerry Loy...

  • 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...

  • 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 recruiter/CEO Ken Sundheim. 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. We caught up with dating expert Nancy Slotnick 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. ...