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  • Internship Profile: Q&A with a Smithsonian Library Intern

    Jan 7, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Internship Profile: Q&A with a Smithsonian Library Intern

    Check out our Q&A with a Smithsonian library intern about her internship experience and advice for fellow history majors and aspiring curators...

  • 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 hundreds of new years 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. ...

  • Read the Book First: This Year’s Top Movies Based on Books

    Dec 19, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Read the Book First: This Year’s Top Movies Based on Books

    With the recently announced Golden Globe nominations and the soon-to-follow Oscars nods, movie-going season is in full swing. In keeping with a long-held Hollywood tradition, many of this year’s top offerings are movies based on books, memoirs, and biographies. We’ve rounded up the best of best. ...

  • Just Desserts: Easy Holiday Cookie, Candy & Dessert Recipes

    Dec 12, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Just Desserts: Easy Holiday Cookie, Candy & Dessert Recipes

    It’s the time of the year to indulge. In cookies, in fudge, in any sort of sweet treat you desire. To sate your sweet tooth, and maybe cross a few people off your list, we rounded up 10 easy dessert recipes, perfect for parties, gifting, or “just because.”...

  • 7 Ways to Get the Most Cash for Textbook Buyback

    Dec 10, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    7 Ways to Get the Most Cash for Textbook Buyback

    Cash. We could all use a little extra of it this time of year. Holiday travel, presents, next semester’s books – there’s no shortage of things to spend it on. So now how do you get more of it? Sell back your books via our textbook buyback program, of course. And we’ve got some pointers on how to ensure, maximize, and otherwise up your buyback cash total. ...

  • 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...

  • Focus In and Chill Out Study Music Playlist

    Dec 3, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Focus In and Chill Out Study Music Playlist

    Working on that big term paper or studying for your final exams? Load up our “Focus In & Chill Out” study music playlist and hit the books...