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  • Dorm Room Organization: 12 DIY Projects & Storage Ideas

    Aug 17, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Dorm Room Organization: 12 DIY Projects & 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...

  • Upperclassmen Advice for College Freshmen

    Aug 9, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    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...

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

    Jun 7, 2016 • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pencil Pusher: A Pencil Enthusiast on His Top 5 Picks

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

    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. ...