Archive for July, 2010

10 Themed Party Ideas for Good Times

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

There’s no shortage of parties during college. So every once in a while it’s fun to shake things up by adding a theme that’ll inspire a particular mood from the attendees. Themed parties give us opportunities to become caricatures, spending the night and wee hours of the morning pretending to be people we’re not, while […]

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10 Quiet Places to Study and Why

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Trying to find a quiet, productive place to study can be a pain for students. Whether you live in a bustling city or have noisy roommates, studying is that much harder when you can’t fully concentrate. Sure you can put in your noise-canceling headphones and try your best to block out voices, but why suffer […]

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10 iPhone Applications for Homework Assignments

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

With the rise of technology and the almighty iPhone, today’s students have an abundance of tutorials, study guides and resources on their phone to help with virtually every homework assignment. With so many handy applications at their fingertips, students can research, define and compute in half the time it takes to look up the answer […]

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10 Essentials for a Car Emergency Kit

Monday, July 19th, 2010

When you get stranded on the road, chances are it’s just you and your car. You never know how long it can take to receive help during a car emergency, so it’s important to be prepared with your own equipment. In order to avoid the agony of pushing your vehicle, sleeping in it or waiting […]

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Top 10 Lifeguard Rescue Stories

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

You know summer is here when temps are high and the water is the coolest place to be. It’s also the time of the year when lifeguards are at their most alert, overseeing public pools, water parks, beaches, lakes and other swimming areas. Thanks to their steadfast efforts, U.S. lifeguards have rescued more than an […]

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20 Most Common Jobs for College Students

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

As the price of attending college has increased, so has the total number of college students working part-time and even full-time jobs. In addition to tuition payments, you have to account for the cost of living – or the price of having fun. After all, those nightly trips to the bar cost money. But there […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

In the midst of an economic recession, it seems like it’s that much harder to stand out among thousands of applicants. Your resume is often your only shot at securing an interview, and it’d better be good. There are many tricks to achieving a polished, informative and well-rounded resume that employers will actually read through […]

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10 Ways to Pay for College

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

For many prospective college students, the most daunting aspect of entering college isn’t the academic rigor or living on their own for the first time, it’s finding ways to foot the costly tuition bill. According to the College Board, the cost of four-year public colleges during the 2009-10 academic year was $7,020. And tuition is […]

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