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The average student needs some offbeat help every now and then, to which the purpose of this website is to deliver a wide range of college tips and general student help articles. I'm sure you've said to yourself, "I wish I knew then, what I know now" -- Why not take the advice of a veteran student?

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I actually enjoy helping students work through a variety of problems involving financial aid, tech questions, dorm room etiquette, and student job name a few.

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Ways to Make Money in College

Out of the many characteristics you could describe the average college student, 'broke' would probably be the most common. Most of us don't have the time or energy to hold down a full time job while attending school.

Luckily, there are plenty of ways for college students to make money other than a 9-to-5. Business ideas, odd-job work assignments, and tapping into the potential of the Internet will be explored.

College Student Laptops

Laptops will soon become a college necessity. Most homework assignments are required in digital format now, so it's very convenient to carry a laptop with you wherever you go. 
Inside you will find the best laptops for college students 2011-2012. Various brands will be presented as well as common questions about laptop features.

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College Student Laptops - Best Laptops for College Students 2011-2012
A quick review of student laptops.I'll explain differences in laptops, best current brands, and how to buy on the cheap.
Computer Accessories for College Students
Listed here are a few computer accessories that are either necessary to college success, or will come in handy for modern learning; more professors are now using digital formats, web applications, and
College Math Software | Student Reviews for 2011-2012
I would of never made it through calculus without college math software. I was able to get through most of my upper level math classes with the help of Algebrator. Math programs aren't cheap however,
Recommended Free Software for College Students - Software Reviews for Students
Why not cut costs by taking advantage of free software for college students? There are tons of free software programs available that can make class 'oh-so' much easier.
Phones for Students - College Student Uses for Phones and Applications
There aren't specific phones for students, but a variety of different features and apps can make college life a bit easier. Smartphones are becoming more and more like mini laptops.
Get Financial Aid for College - FAFSA, Student Loans, and Scholarships
Guide to helping every student get financial aid. It's no secret college is expensive, take a look at my list of financial aid opportunities.
Make Money in College - Five Unique Ways for College Students to Make Money
Many students have found successful ways to make money in college. Many times, unique and fresh ideas come from college students. They know what the younger, upcoming generation is interested in, and
College Dorm Necessities - Dorm Room Essentials for College Students
College dorm necessities might have different meaning for some than others. Today's newer dorm rooms are starting to look more like town homes than actual student dorms. Depending on the space, the es
Have Fun in College - Drinking Games, Parties, and More
Who said you can't have fun in college? These are supposed to be the best years of your life. Many students think it's the best reason TO GO to college. Inside you'll find drinking games, party ideas,
Motivation for College Students - 5 Ways to Stay Motivated in School
Student's losing their motivation for college learning isn't all that rare. Here is a list of ways to stay motivated in school and gaining some insight to why your in college in the first place.
Success After College - Getting a Job After School
Your two to ten year trek is over, and now you're looking for success after college. Students sometimes get so wrapped up into their studies and college lifestyle, they are somewhat unprepared for
Unique Gift Ideas for College Students
Unique and useful gift ideas for future and current college students. Concentrate on getting college students things they will actually use. Technology has opened up all kinds of doors for unique gift
Best College Degrees - Salary, Demand, and Growth
Many students want the best college degrees to help set them up for that 'dream job'. The general consensus of what the best college degree is however will change from student to student.
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