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  • Taking the GRE: What to Expect & How to Prepare

    Sep 22, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Taking the GRE: What to Expect & How to Prepare

    Applying to grad school next year? Taking the GRE will be the first thing to cross off your checklist. We picked the brain of a GRE expert about his tips and tricks and what to expect from registration day to test day...

  • Adding/Dropping College Classes: How To Know If It’s Right For You

    Sep 17, 2016 • Hareem Shafi • College TipsRead More »
    Adding/Dropping College Classes: How To Know If It’s Right For You

    Picking your college classes takes as much time and contemplation as picking your college; the add-drop period can be an invaluable tool for the undecided...

  • 15 Tips to Fight the Freshman 15

    Sep 7, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    15 Tips to Fight the Freshman 15

    Takeout pizza, hours of sitting, test stress, no sleep – upend it all with our tips on how to beat the freshmen 15. ...

  • How to Prepare for College Classes in the Morning

    Sep 5, 2016 • Hareem Shafi • College TipsRead More »
    How to Prepare for College Classes in the Morning

    Sometimes those late-night study sessions are unavoidable. Put down the Red Bull and check out these tips on how to prepare for college classes and be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed no matter how fast 8 am comes. ...

  • 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. ...