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Calculating Living Expenses for College Students

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Students around the country are breathing a collective sigh of relief after their high school graduations. Many plan to take summer jobs before leaving for college, but haven’t figured out how much they will need to save for college. Beyond room and board, there are a lot of places your hard-earned money can be spent. … Continue reading “Calculating Living Expenses for College Students” »

College Football – Brains vs. Wins 2011 [infographic]

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Last year we took a look at graduation rates from some of the top college football teams in the nation. You might be surprised to see how your team stacks up against the competition. Is your favorite team full of student athletes or tackling dummies? Time to find out. Here are a few noteworthy … Continue reading “College Football – Brains vs. Wins 2011 [infographic]” »

The Art of Staying Awake During Class

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After all of those parties…er…all-night study sessions, staying awake during class can be almost as challenging as writing a 10-page paper. But there are ways to combat the drowsiness that a 2-hour long lecture can bring on. Obviously, the best way is to cut out the late nights and get some sleep. But if that’s … Continue reading “The Art of Staying Awake During Class” »

10 Ramen Recipes For Any Time of the Day

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Most college students have to stick to a fairly strict budget, especially when it comes to food. And while eating only Ramen noodles may be the college stand-by, there are ways to spice them up with a few extra ingredients. And the great thing about ramen is how versatile they are – they can be … Continue reading “10 Ramen Recipes For Any Time of the Day” »

Shark-Free Scavenger Hunt

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Once August hits, it seems that back-to-school ads inundate us and summer races to a finish.  Why not embrace the last few weeks before we’re back in lecture halls and spending our evenings in the library and have some summer fun?  And what better way than to grab a few friends and hold a photo … Continue reading “Shark-Free Scavenger Hunt” »

College Survival 101

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Much like stale beef jerky, college can be tough. Here are six tips to help make college life a little less gristly, and a little more delicious. Continue reading “College Survival 101” »

March Madness – Brains vs Wins 2011 [infographic]

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Every year in March, college basketball captures nationwide attention. What escapes our attention is what happens to the players when the season is over. Many strong basketball schools are doing a pathetic job of graduating their players. Compared to our football graduation stats, some schools are doing half as well or worse. Continue reading “March Madness – Brains vs Wins 2011 [infographic]” »

Brains Vs Wins in College Football 2010 – Revised [Infographic]

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We want to thank everyone for the enormous response we got to our first version of this graphic! We’ve updated it with a few key points: We’ve averaged 6 seasons of wins, to balance out the 6-year grad data We’ve included all NCAA Division-1 conferences… not just the biggest 6 We’ve compiled a “best … Continue reading “Brains Vs Wins in College Football 2010 – Revised [Infographic]” »

Brains Vs. Wins in College Football, How Does YOUR Team Stack Up? [Infographic]

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Click the infographic below for a larger view. Every fall college football captures nationwide attention, but what escapes our attention is what happens to the players when the season is over. Many of the powerhouse football schools are doing a pathetic job of graduating their players. So is your favorite team well-rounded or … Continue reading “Brains Vs. Wins in College Football, How Does YOUR Team Stack Up? [Infographic]” »

Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today

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Click to view larger version With the ever-increasing cost of college tuition, it’s interesting to see where students are spending their leftover cash (what little they may have). Here is a run-down of some things on your average student’s list. How much is spent on discretionary items? 40% of the average student spends … Continue reading “Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today” »

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