7 Frugal Apps to Help You Save Money in College

According to College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for college students in 2012 2013 was $8,655 for state residents at public colleges and $21,706 for out-of-state residents. And costs of private colleges rose to $29,056 on average … [Read more]

David Rakoff: On College, Writing, and Sleeping Around

I was very honored this week to interview one of my favorite writers - David Rakoff. Rakoff is a regular contributor to NPRs This American Life, and writes for New York Times Magazine, Outside, GQ, Vogue, Salon, Seed, The New York Observer, Wired, … [Read more]

How to Deal with Exam Stress

We love The Student Room (the United Kingdom’s largest online student community) website. They have a cool wiki project with students posting tips and advice on a variety of subjects—everything from anthropology to veterinary medicine. The wiki … [Read more]

How to Fight Distractions: 4 Mindful Ways to Stay on Task

Its easy to get distracted especially when youre juggling a lot of projects. The secret to staying productive is recognizing the moments of distraction and immediately getting back on track. Theres always an email to read, a text message to send, … [Read more]

6 Cool Online Office Applications You Should Know About

Here are 6 web-based text documents that you can use to store and share your documents online: ThinkFree ThinkFree provides you with a web-based document that looks almost exactly like Microsoft Word. These online documents can be shared with your … [Read more]

Paul Fang Interview – Successful Student Series

The Successful Student Series is an assortment of interviews with students who have worked hard and earned degrees from top universities. The purpose of this series is to learn about their study habits, college survival skills, and making the … [Read more]

Pimp Your iPod with Wikipedia

Okay, so there’s this FREE software project called “EncycloPODia” that found a way to hack Wikipedia and get that massive library onto your iPod . Right now, you can download the English, German, and Italian versions of Wikipedia. And I think a … [Read more]

Math Test Strategies

Here are some tips to help you on your next math exam: 1. Estimate first. Before you start, try to estimate what you think the answer might be. Even a rough estimate will help you double-check yourself after you arrive at your answer. 2. … [Read more]

How to Relax During a Hectic Holiday Season

Its easy to get caught up in the commotion of the holiday season - rushing around buying gifts, visiting family, preparing big meals - it can be exhausting. And sometimes the stress you feel during the holidays is just like finals week. So here are … [Read more]

The Cure for Writers Block -10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Brain

As an English Lit. major in college, I had to write dozens of essays a quarter. And, unfortunately, I got hit with writers block on a regular basis. I tried to combat it by spending more time researching in the library, but that just made my … [Read more]