May 2011

May 25, 2011

DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeFather’s Day doesn’t have the same glitz as Mother’s Day but the DIY gift you make Dad will mean more to him than a new Odyssey Backstryke Sabertooth Putter….maybe. My favs have always been a handmade greeting card and a kiss on the cheek.  However here are a few suggestions: You [...]

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May 23, 2011

Anyone Needing Financial Aid for College?

With college tuition going up by 5 to 10% per year, it’s become increasingly difficult to find loans, grants and other forms of financial aid.  Check this site out for some great info -  89 Financial Aid for College Tips by StudentLoansForCollege.org. Financial Aid can also come in the form of scholarships.  There are hundreds of [...]

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May 23, 2011

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May 19, 2011

The Joys of Summer School

Summer school can be hectic and stressful but you can get much needed hours quickly.  Some students need remedial instruction and others are looking for advancement.  Either way, you have to be ready for some furious action. If you’re using summer school for advancement and finishing school quicker, you could save money over your college career on [...]

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May 16, 2011

Is College Getting Too Expensive? – Jeff Cohen: The Textbook Guru

Is College Getting Too Expensive? – Jeff Cohen: The Textbook Guru

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May 16, 2011

Free iTunes for Finals Winner

Image via WikipediaCollege+Life Blog and CollegBookRenter.com just held our first Sweepstakes drawing.  The Sweepstakes was from Thursday May 12th through 1:00 CST today, May 16. The Winner is Carolyn Barnett from Tennessee.  She won an iTunes Gift Card. We will have several more sweepstakes so stay tuned and keep on following our Blog.

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May 11, 2011

Website of the Day

Everyone is always looking for ways to save money. I found this site today - http://www.survivingthestores.com They Have Coupons for everything. Related articles New Show: Extreme Couponing (kinleyburden.wordpress.com)

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May 10, 2011

Sell and Return Your Books

Need Cash?  Need to Save some cash? The sooner you return your textbook rentals and sell your other books the better.  If you have books to sell after finals be the first to sell them.  Local bookstores will pay higher prices for books they need for the next semester, after they fill their quota, the [...]

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May 4, 2011

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Image via WikipediaIf you haven’t planned for Mother’s Day, here are a few last minute ideas. Have Mom over for a home cooked meal or get the family together for a pot luck supper.  Check out $5 dinners for recipes and coupons. Take Mom out for a round of Putt Putt golf either with the [...]

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May 3, 2011

Spring Cleaning – It’s A Good Time to De-Clutter

This Blog post comes from our good friend Jeff Cohen.  His Blog can be found at http://www.thetextbookguru.com/.   Jeff Cohen is CEO of CampusBooks.com and blogger at TheTextbookGuru.com. He dishes out tips and insider advice about education, textbooks, and saving money. April showers bring May flowers, and with them, the buzz for Spring Cleaning. It’s a [...]

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