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Take Pictures. Make Money. Seriously

For the avid photographer who loves taking snaps everywhere they go, a side gig capturing moments can be very lucrative. Having an eye for...

You’re Already Grown. So What Do You Want to Be?

What did you want to be when you were a child? Is that what you are now? You’re already grown, but just because your...

Truth Bomb: Side Gigs Aren’t Optional Anymore

Some unexpected things have popped up. Temporary lay offs, a cut in pay, no more holiday bonus. These surprises make it hard to make...

Why You Should Study at Your Favorite Java Joint

Making the grade and gaining the degree is sometimes easier said than done. One of the main obstacles is getting enough quiet time to...

5 Feelings All Pet Parents in College Can Relate To

For many students trekking off to college this fall, it’s easy to look forward to the exciting adventure that awaits. That is...until it’s time...

The 4 Most Inspiring TED Talks for Under-30s

Are you feeling stuck, unhappy or otherwise unmotivated? Do you need a good kick in the rear to get back on track? If so,...

How to Avoid Backpack Strain and Injury

It’s almost back-to-school time, and that means school supplies and backpacks. You want to make sure you have everything for a great educational experience,...

Is Rate My Prof Giving You Biased Advice?

Selecting the right college classes can have its challenges. You want to find a professor who’s fair and uses techniques you find helpful, such...

Textbooks: When to Buy, When to Rent

By the time you get done paying for college tuition and fees, at an average cost of nearly $10,000 in-state, you may have little...

5 Fun Hobbies You Can Do In A Dorm Room

Hobbies are much more than frivolous activities people do in their spare time to stave off boredom. According to Psychology Today, hobbies can help...

A Degree in Playing Outside? Sign Me Up!

It isn’t always easy for students to find degree programs that align with their interests and values. For outdoorsy types who feel passionate about...

How to Avoid (or Get Rid of) the “Freshman 15”

It’s a rite of passage for many new college students to gain a few extra pounds when they first move out. In fact, statistics...

5 Little-Known Scholarships You Should Apply For

Let’s face it, earning a higher education isn’t cheap. For students in need, there are many financial aid options, loans and scholarships to help...