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  1. Everything You Need to Know About Google Stadia

    Gaming is a fun hobby, but can also be an expensive one. When you consider that a console can cost anywhere from $200 - $400 and games can cost $30 - $60 each, it’s not exactly an affordable option for many college students. That’s where Google Stadia comes in. With affordable prices and the ability to play on devices you already have, you can have fun gaming while not breaking the bank!

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  2. Preparing for Finals

    Getting ready for finals can be stressful, but with the proper tools, it doesn't have to be. Here are six tips to make prepping for finals a bit less stressful.

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  3. 7 Apps to Make Self-Care a Breeze

    September is National Self-Care Awareness Month, so there’s no better time to make sure you’re taking care of yourself and making time for you. In the craziness of studying, writing essays and making it to class on time, it’s important to make time for self-care. Whether it’s meditating, reading or making sure you’re getting enough sleep, these seven apps make taking time for yourself a breeze!

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  4. Back-to-College Shopping for Remote Learning

    As a new school year gets ready to start, things may look a little different. With many colleges announcing that classes will be held online, this will be a different environment that students may not be used to. We've provided a list of home-learning essentials that may make this transition just a bit easier.

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  5. Navigating College During Covid-19

    In the era of Covid-19, a huge question mark has lingered over whether students will be returning to campus in the fall. With two-thirds of colleges planning on opening their doors, many students are wondering how different the upcoming fall semester will look, and whether it makes sense to return at all. Below, we’ll outline some common scenarios and which option may be the best for you.

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  6. Study Abroad 101: Prep and Essentials

    Studying abroad is an exciting experience for many college students. Whether it's touring the Tower of London in the UK or snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, this is a great time to immerse yourself in a different culture and enrich your college experience. But there are a lot of things to consider before you start packing your suitcase.

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  7. How to Tackle Virtual College like a Champ!

    In today's increasingly virtual world, online college has become more popular than ever. While rolling out of bed right before class starts and being able to stay in your pajamas all day might sound like a dream come true, virtual learning also comes with its own set of challenges. We're going to outline some of the common issues that might arise with virtual college and how you can tackle them.

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  8. Best Ways to Place Your Dorm Things in Storage

    With many college students coming home early this year, the issue can arise of where and how to store their things. Do you rent a storage locker? How do you make space in your basement? How do you make sure their possessions don’t get damaged? Below, we’ll give you some great tips on how to best store your college student’s possessions. 

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  9. Phones Under $400! Replacing Your Student's Phone On a Budget

    College campuses are the perfect place for your child's phone to get damaged or go missing. Stolen in the cafe, run over by a friend's car, dropped in the pool - these are all plausible scenarios. If you don't have insurance or a protection plan, you'll be stuck paying for a new phone out-of-pocket. Here are some affordable options that'll ensure your child still has a phone without breaking the bank!

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  10. Can Video Games Be Called a Sport? Current Events Say ‘Yes’!

    Strategizing. Team Building. Coaches shouting corrections as the players strive for victory. This sounds like a typical day in the life of a collegiate athlete. But if you're thinking of players on a basketball court or soccer field, think again. These college athletes use computers and headphones as their sports equipment.

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