Book Winner Announced… Plus A New Contest! 2

Book Winner Announced... Plus A New Contest!
Last week’s giveaway of No Sucker Left Behind is now officially over and the winner is… Jayne. She wrote: Hi, Sounds like a great book! Count me in the drawing. I am a homeschool mom of 3. Jayne I chose the winning comment using Random.org, so the contest was completely random.  Thank you everyone for ...

The Economic Advantages of Becoming a Teaching Assistant 2

The Economic Advantages of Becoming a Teaching Assistant
This is a guest post from Liam McIvor Martin.  If you enjoy this post, check out his university tutoring program or consider even joining his staff as a tutor. One of the biggest questions I would get from students as a teaching assistant is “How’d you get this job?”  Being a teaching assistant offers you ...

Computer Review: HP Pavilion Dv6 56

Computer Review: HP Pavilion Dv6
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 ...

July ’09 Top College Post Winners 2

July '09 Top College Post Winners
This is the July 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. The winning posts in July’s contest cover important topics ranging from saving money on gas to finding a job to using you iPod for ...

Reader Question: What is Your Favorite College Tool? 6

Reader Question: What is Your Favorite College Tool?
Occasionally, I write reader question posts.  In this type of post I ask a question, give a short explanation, and give you the opportunity to answer the question in the comments section. Most college students can think of a particular product or service that has helped them succeed in college.  For example, Fast Web, a scholarship ...

Book Giveaway: No Sucker Left Behind 7

Book Giveaway: No Sucker Left Behind
This giveaway is now over.  Look for new coupons and contests in Debt-free Scholar’s “Steals and Deals” category. Today I am introducing a new type of post to Debt-free Scholar – the giveaway post! In this giveaway, one DFS reader will get a free copy of No Sucker Left Behind – the book that I ...

Book Review: No Sucker Left Behind 6

Book Review: No Sucker Left Behind
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 ...

Preparing For CLEP Test Day 1

Once you have finished studying for the CLEP test, you can register to take the test at a local testing center.  Remember to continue studying during the days leading up to the test so you don’t forget any of the topics which you have worked so hard to learn. When the day before the test ...

Potentially Dangerous Gizmos & Gadgets: Part 3 2

Potentially Dangerous Gizmos & Gadgets: Part 3
This is the last post in my “Potentially Dangerous Gizmos & Gadgets” series.  In this series, I explain the pros and cons of many different common technological devices.  So far this series has covered email, cell phones, and Twitter (Part 1), and PDA’s, Facebook, and Portable Media Players (Part 2).  Today, I will deal with ...

Free eBook: Tips On Paying For College 2

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