August 2011

August 29, 2011

Bicycle popularity is growing

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Ever have a hard time finding a parking space around town or especially on campus?  Ever notice how the bicyclists just pedal up to the front door, strap a lock on in a few secs and walk right in? Bicycle popularity is growing everywhere. Big cities around the world have bike share programs where riders [...]

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August 24, 2011

Stressed-Out Students [infographic]

The school year is just starting, but stress levels start to escalate quickly.  Some students have tests and quizzes within the first or second week of class.  Social and peer  pressures cut into study time.  Family responsibilities cut into personal and sleep times. This infographic from Daily Infographic is a very simple explanation of the [...]

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August 22, 2011

The Hidden Costs of Higher Education

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The truth- in-lending act ensures borrowers know upfront exactly what all their risks, costs and expenses are before signing on the dotted line.  However, higher education isn’t that simple.  We know how much the big education loans are going to cost but not all the other hidden fees tacked on when we walk on campus. [...]

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August 17, 2011

What would you do with the money you save by renting from CBR vs, Buying?

    There’s a lot of debate on school campuses whether to rent or buy for this semester.  Here are some examples of comparisons.  In the end, the only debate will be “what you will do with the money you save”. Example #1 The number one book rented from CBR is Lucas’ Art of Public [...]

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August 17, 2011

College Colors Day

  College Colors Day is a great way to get your employer to let you wear your favorite college garb to work. College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that make the college experience great by encouraging people across America to wear apparel of their favorite college or [...]

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August 13, 2011

The ROI of your college tuition

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  According to a recent article on the Wall Street Journal‘s “Smart Money”, most private schools with the highest tuition costs may not get their students a bigger paycheck.  The public schools fared much better by the return on investment and “payback” ratios. For example number one on the list is the Georgia Institute of [...]

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August 12, 2011

CBR’s My School is Too Cool Video Contest

Think your school has the best or most interesting traditions, events, or campus hangouts? Tell us about them! Enter the “My School is Too Cool” video contest before September 29thand you could win $1000 or one of two CBR book scholarships. How can you enter? Whether they’re funny, interesting or even sentimental, capture your coolest [...]

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