5 Ways to Lower your Cell Phone Bill 2

5 Ways to Lower your Cell Phone Bill
Today’s guest post is written by Elise Degrass, a new freelance writer. She spends most of her day writing about cell phones for CellPhones.org. We’ve all experienced shock at seeing a high cell phone bill, and the prospect of facing permanently high phone bills is daunting to many people; after all, phone conversations are an ...

10 Ways to Ace Your First College Paper 3

10 Ways to Ace Your First College Paper
This is a guest post by Laura Trutna, a graduate of Whitman College with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Education. Laura is a writer for Guide to Online Schools (a resource for online degrees and online colleges) and teaches at the Boys and Girls Club of Seattle. Writing your first college ...

Ways to Deal with Internet Addiction 1

Ways to Deal with Internet Addiction
This is a guest post by Anna DiNoto, an intern at reSTART, a company which provides special workshops to help people break their internet addictions. When an individual or someone you know is addicted to the Internet, what are some things you can do? First, it is important to note that everyone will require a ...

7 Ways To Improve Your Sleep 6

7 Ways To Improve Your Sleep
Even if you understand the importance of sleep and schedule plenty of sleeping time, you may still have trouble falling asleep!  This insomnia is triggered by many different causes – some of which can be controlled by you! 1.  Avoid Caffeine In addition to other dangerous side effects, caffeine can damage you night’s sleep.  Try ...

Create a Sustainable Study Life 3

Create a Sustainable Study Life
This is a guest post by Stefan Knapen from StudySuccessful.com, a site about how to study. Stefan is a Dutch-graduated high school student who will enter college in September. Using improper studying techniques can lead to college burnout.  Students with college burnout become so tired and stressed that they often have to take months – ...

8 Early Warning Signs of Internet Addiction 1

8 Early Warning Signs of Internet Addiction
This is a guest post by Anna DiNoto, an intern at reSTART, a company which provides special workshops to help people break their internet addictions. What are some early warning signs that could potentially lead to an internet addiction? Below is a list of characteristics that are believed to be associated with some early warning ...

September ‘09 Top College Post Winners 1

This is the August edition of the Top Posts for Frugal Scholars Contest. Here you will find the ten posts from this month that I consider most useful for money-conscious college students. With the new school year just started, this month’s winning posts naturally focus on beginner student tips.  If you have already finished your first ...

5 Reasons College Students Need To Sleep More 5

5 Reasons College Students Need To Sleep More
College student are well-known for never getting enough sleep.  In fact, many students are proud of their ability to function well on small amounts of sleep!  However, this “accomplishment” can have dangerous results of which few are aware. 1.  Increased Chance of Diabetes Sleeping less can create long-term health problems.  A 2005 study published in ...

Reader Question: How Do You Make Money? 4

Reader Question: How Do You Make Money?
Occasionally, I write reader question posts.  In this type of post I ask a question, provide a short explanation, and give you the opportunity to answer that question in the post’s comment section. Most college students are actively engaged in a never-ending struggle to keep their bank account numbers in the black.  Earning money is ...

15+ Free Web Apps and Software Downloads for Students 1

15+ Free Web Apps and Software Downloads for Students
This is a guest post from Karen Schweitzer, the About.com Guide to Business School.  Karen also writes for OnlineCollege.org, an accredited online college resource. There are many different web apps and software products that have been designed with the 2.0 student in mind. Although some of these inventions are expensive, many of them can be ...