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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. ...

  • 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. Or you’re thinking to yourself: I want to be near my friends, I want to be close to home, I’m going to live with my brother who already has a sweet apartment. These may all play in, but there is one obvious 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: Deciding About Changing Majors, Schools and Jobs

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

    Change – for students, for anyone – is inevitable and difficult at times. And usually worth the hard work to get there. Are you worried about changing majors but losing credits, not to mention your time? Are you considering changing schools but are hesitant to tell mom and dad? So how can you have those tough conversations and make those tough decisions? The helpful advice of life coach Kerry Loy is a good place to start. ...

  • 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...