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  • Just Desserts: Easy Cookie, Candy & Dessert Recipes for the Holidays

    Dec 12, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Just Desserts: Easy Cookie, Candy & Dessert Recipes for the Holidays

    It’s the time of the year to indulge. In cookies, in fudge, in any sort of sweet treat you desire. To sate your sweet tooth, and maybe cross a few people off your list, we rounded up 10 easy dessert recipes, perfect for parties, gifting, or “just because.”...

  • 7 Ways to Get the Most Cash for Textbook Buyback

    Dec 10, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    7 Ways to Get the Most Cash for Textbook Buyback

    Cash. We could all use a little extra of it this time of year. Holiday travel, presents, next semester’s books – there’s no shortage of things to spend it on. So now how do you get more of it? Sell back your books via our textbook buyback program, of course. And we’ve got some pointers on how to ensure, maximize, and otherwise up your buyback cash total. ...

  • 10 Easy Yoga Moves to Seriously De-stress

    Dec 5, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    10 Easy Yoga Moves to Seriously De-stress

    ‘Tis the season – for major stressing. Between final exams, the holidays, family visits, running errands, a full social calendar, and stretching your budget to pay for all those presents, you might find yourself a little more stressed out than usual. Yoga instructor Shayna Skarf to the rescue...

  • Focus In and Chill Out Study Music Playlist

    Dec 3, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Focus In and Chill Out Study Music Playlist

    Working on that big term paper or studying for your final exams? Load up our “Focus In & Chill Out” study music playlist and hit the books...

  • 7 Classic Books to Read Over the Holidays

    Dec 1, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    7 Classic Books to Read Over the Holidays

    Need inspiration, escape, or humor this holiday? You’re in luck - this round-up of classic books has all three. From romantic fantasies and high comedy to uplifting storylines and aspirational characters, there’s a feel-good option for everyone. And we promise – no essay required! ...

  • 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. ...