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  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Studying Abroad: Your Passport to These 8 Key Job Skills

    Oct 8, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Studying Abroad: Your Passport to These 8 Key Job Skills

    We polled a few managers on their most desirable traits for new employees, and sure enough, your three months studying abroad in London or a summer in Beijing is no doubt preparing you for your first job out of school...

  • Dorm Room Organization: 12 DIY Projects & Upcycled Storage Ideas

    Oct 1, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Dorm Room Organization: 12 DIY Projects & Upcycled Storage Ideas

    You’re moved in. You’re unpacked (hopefully). But there’s still some stowing and spiffing up left to do. Get inspired – and get hands on – with our roundup of creative DIY projects and upcycled storage and dorm room organization ideas...

  • Professor AMAs on Reddit: The Best of the Best

    Sep 16, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Professor AMAs on Reddit: The Best of the Best

    Ever wanted to get inside your professor’s head? Get in on the secrets behind good grades and the best excuses? Thanks to our cherry-picked Q&As from professor AMAs on Reddit, you can. For the uninitiated, AMA stands for Ask Me Anything – an open invitation forum for Reddit users to ask the interview guest of [&hellip...

  • Everything You Wanted to Know about eTextbooks (and You Weren’t Afraid to Ask)

    Sep 9, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Everything You Wanted to Know about eTextbooks (and You Weren’t Afraid to Ask)

    eTextbooks, digital editions, eLearning materials. They’re all you’re hearing about. And whatever name they go by, they are one of the hottest growth areas in higher learning. If you’re an early adopter, you know why. All eight of your course books on your laptop? What’s not to love. For newcomers, eTextbooks are one of the [&hellip...

  • Take It From Us: Upperclassmen Advice for College Freshmen

    Sep 3, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Take It From Us: Upperclassmen Advice for College Freshmen

    As a freshman, or perhaps the parent of one, you probably have a lot of questions (and fears, hopes, and dreams, too!) Everyone that goes to college does – it’s normal to be shy, afraid, overly ambitious, or completely overwhelmed by the unknown. So we decided to ask some of your fellow upperclassmen their advice [&hellip...