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  • 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. ...

  • Informational Interview: So You Want to Get Into the Music Business?

    Feb 1, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: So You Want to Get Into the Music Business?

    Check out our Q&A with Berklee College of Music student Sarah Munger about her music business internship and advice for fellow music majors...

  • Floor It: 8 Easy Pilates Moves You Can Do Anywhere

    Jan 28, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Floor It: 8 Easy Pilates Moves You Can Do Anywhere

    Looking for a new workout to keep up with your fitness resolution? Or maybe you’re nearly a pro on the mat and want a quick on-the-go workout? We connected with Kathleen Dickey, a Boston-based fitness trainer and Pilates instructor specializing in the STOTT method, to design an easy at-home or dorm workout routine. ...

  • Pencil Pusher: A Pencil Enthusiast Dishes His Top 5 Wooden Wonders

    Jan 23, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Pencil Pusher: A Pencil Enthusiast Dishes His Top 5 Wooden Wonders

    Pencils – relegated, boring, yellow. Think again, says pencil enthusiast Andy Welfle. We caught up with him about his love for these wooden wonders and his top 5 pencil picks. ...

  • 14 Books Every Law Student Should Read

    Jan 22, 2015 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    14 Books Every Law Student Should Read

    The LSAT review books are behind you and your tattered copy of “Black’s Law Dictionary” never leaves your side. So what other books should be on your law school shelf? Whether it’s a deep dive look at landmark Supreme Court decisions, a downtime novel, or just some comic relief, we’ve rounded up 14 books every law student should read...

  • Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions

    Jan 9, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions

    You got the interview. Congratulations. Now you need to prep – and prep well. You will have standard-issue questions you think are easy but often aren’t. And there will always be tough interview questions. To get you started, we pulled some tough interview questions from the InternMatch.com blog and asked two experienced internship seekers how to decipher and answer some tough and “trick” questions. ...

  • Internship Profile: Q&A with a Smithsonian Library Intern

    Jan 7, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Internship Profile: Q&A with a Smithsonian Library Intern

    Check out our Q&A with a Smithsonian library intern about her internship experience and advice for fellow history majors and aspiring curators...

  • Start the Semester Right: Your Month-by-Month Game Plan

    Dec 31, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Start the Semester Right: Your Month-by-Month Game Plan

    Winter break is wrapping up and spring semester is just around the corner. As you come out from under the egg nog haze, you’ll need to look at the term ahead and lay your “preparation” foundation. ...

  • A Life Coach’s Roadmap for Your New Year’s Resolutions

    Dec 23, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    A Life Coach’s Roadmap for Your New Year’s Resolutions

    There are thousands of New Year’s resolutions to make. And as many ways to break them. Brad Waters, a licensed social worker and career-life coach, wants you to reevaluate how you’ll reach your goal. Mistake #1? Read on. ...