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  • Our 10 Best Selling Textbooks for Fall 2016

    Aug 24, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Our 10 Best Selling Textbooks for Fall 2016

    What do electrical code, law citation manuals, fitness books, and writing guides have in common? They’re all on our best selling textbooks list for 2016, proving to us once again all you smartypants have diverse interests and tough majors. ...

  • 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...

  • The 25 Minute Dorm Room Workout

    Jul 27, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    The 25 Minute Dorm Room Workout

    Get into shape with this quick 25 minute workout in the dorm, at home, or on the go. No equipment required, no excuses allowed!...

  • Easy College Meals and Dining Hall Hacks

    Jun 15, 2016 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Easy College Meals and Dining Hall Hacks

    A plain ol’ grilled cheese? Pasta with red sauce and a slice of bread? Grilled chicken over steamed broccoli? Not with Priya Krishna's dining hall hacks by your side. ...

  • 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...

  • Student Loan Forgiveness Programs: Which Jobs Qualify?

    May 31, 2016 • Wendy Nelson • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Student Loan Forgiveness Programs: Which Jobs Qualify?

    An estimated 25% of the U.S. workforce is eligible for student loan forgiveness programs. Do you qualify...

  • How to Write a Cover Letter: 6 Tips for Success

    Apr 19, 2016 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    How to Write a Cover Letter: 6 Tips for Success

    Thinking about just clicking “apply” and heading on your job hunting way? Think again says recruiter/CEO Ken Sundheim. Check out his top 6 tips on how to write a cover letter. ...