Top 4 Ways You’re Wasting Money in College

Buying textbooks from the college book store. This is mostly a mistake first years make – the college book store is where you’re supposed to go, right? Wrong! It’s for convenience, and like all convenience stores has a higher mark-up than other stores. Try shopping around online for your textbooks, splitting the cost of one [...]

What’s Due Right Now?

College is just starting back, but a lot of people already have deadlines – the problem is knowing what, especially when it was set before the holidays! Take 10 minutes today to go through your course syllabus, phone calendar, scraps of paper, and anything else you might have written an event or deadline on, and [...]

A Quick Guide to Setting Resolutions for the New Year

Hello everyone, and welcome to 2013! Now, lots of people make resolutions for the new year, and only 46% of those people have achieved or made progress on them 6 months later, so take some time to think about what you want to achieve, why, and most importantly how you’re going to achieve it. There [...]

Should You Quit College?

College is hard, and sometimes it can feel like it’s a lot of work and you’re not going to get anything out of it. Should you quit? If there are medical reasons for withdrawing from studies then my answer is definitely yes. You can return to studies later when you’re fit and well but trying [...]

Recipe: Chicken Breast with Tomato and Mozzarella

If you’re hungry and in the mood to try something new then this is for you! It’s quick, simple, yummy and you should have all the equipment you need already. Ingredients: 1 chicken breast per person (each around 150 g/5 1/4 oz) Salt Freshly ground pepper 1 tomato ½ a packet of mozzarella cheese (around [...]

Backing Up Your Computer (Mac)

Your computer is probably one of the most important things in your life. It has your photos, your documents, your emails, your videos – your entire life seems to be on it! So the last thing you want is to lose all of that information therefore backing up must be one of the things you [...]

Credit Cards, an Expensive Mistake?

Last week I got my credit card bill, I use my card for my every day expenses like I would a debit card, the only difference being that I pay it off at the end of the month. This month however I was in for a nasty shock. What happened? My payment was late. I [...]

Top 6 Firefox Addons for Students

Download them all If you’ve ever encountered a situation where you need to download more than 1 or 2 files on a page – such as PDFs to read you’ll know what a pain it can be to click, save, go back, and repeat. Download them all will download pretty much any file you can [...]

6 Reasons to Get a College Degree

A lot of people think it’s important to try and make money as soon as you get out of college and that seems to be the primary motivating factor for them to enrol themselves in colleges. They think that joining a college or a university for a degree not very useful. For them, studying is [...]

What Does Being Productive Mean?

Everyone tells you things like “watching TV isn’t productive” or “you could be so much more productive if you just…”, but what does being productive actually mean? If you are very productive then you can do more things, better, in less time. That’s the really short definition, but how does this explain things? Let’s take [...]