If You Don’t Smile Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later 3

If You Don't Smile Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later
Everyone knows smiling is important, but why exactly is it?  In what way does smiling help you?  Today, I will explain nine ways in which smiling helps you thrive both physically and emotionally. Physically 1.  Smiling Makes You More Attractive Just as frowning can make a naturally beautiful (or handsome) person ugly, smiling can make ...

The Visual Guide to Renting Textbooks Online 6

The Visual Guide to Renting Textbooks Online
Online textbook rental is an interesting new way that college students can save money. Instead of buying used or new books and hoping to resell them after you finish, you can rent textbooks – often for half the retail price! For more information about how textbook renting saves you money and time, read my post, ...

5 Tips For Moving To College 1

5 Tips For Moving To College
This is a guest post by Patty Walk, the loving mom of two college graduates.  On her blog, Your Empty Nest, she writes about the high school/college transition period… from a mom’s perspective. I’ve now sent two boys off to college, one to the University of Southern California and the other to The Citadel.  Moving ...

Book Review: The Healthy College Cookbook 4

Book Review: The Healthy College Cookbook
Once a week I try to review some book related to college in order to lend some guidance to a field that has become completely overrun. So many people are writing test guides and college help books that it is easy to buy a product which is not useful and which will be occupying space ...

Free eBook: Tips on Writing In College

Free eBook: Tips on Writing In College
Once a month, I plan to release a free ebook that will provide tips for college success. Each ebook in the “Tips On College” series will feature an interview with a college professional who will answer important questions in their particular area of expertise. The ebooks are available, free of charge, to all RSS or ...

7 Sections Of A Perfect Student Resume 5

7 Sections Of A Perfect Student Resume
Many times throughout college, you will need to be able to share your accomplishments. During the college application process, your past experience should form the basis for your essay and will certainly come up during any interviews. If you apply for any scholarships, you will once again need to write about your accomplishments. Do you ...

Save on the Pavilion Dv6 & Mini 110 Combo![Coupon]

Save on the Pavilion Dv6 & Mini 110 Combo![Coupon]
This coupon code is now expired.  Look for new coupons and contests in Debt-free Scholar’s “Steals and Deals” category. This is the second deal that HP is offering this month in as a part of their Back To School: Better Together giveaway later this month. Until August 12th, you can get the “better together” computers ...

Computer Review: HP Mini 110 5

Computer Review: HP Mini 110
I have recently been invited to participate in the Back To School: Better Together computer promotion sponsored by HP, Microsoft, Timbuk2, and Syncables which includes a review and giveaway (more on this in a future post) of four products: the HP Pavilion Dv6 with Windows Vista, the HP Mini 110 with Windows XP, a Timbuk2 ...

The 8 Essentials of A Basic Bicycle Repair Kit 1

The 8 Essentials of A Basic Bicycle Repair Kit
You never know what might happen while you are riding your bicycle.  Your tire might get a flat, your chain might break, or some other strange problem might assail you.  Will you be prepared to surmount the difficulties, or will you be caught flat-footed? The deciding factor is often based on the tools you are ...

Save on the HP Pavilion Dv6 [Coupon] 1

Save on the HP Pavilion Dv6 [Coupon]
This coupon code is now expired.  Look for new coupons and contests in Debt-free Scholar’s “Steals and Deals” category. As a part of the Back To School: Better Together computer promotion, HP is running a few great deals this month which I am very excited about!  The first sale, which starts today, is on the ...