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    7 Chrome Apps and Extensions for College Students

    Here’s a secret you may not know: your computer’s internet browser can be supercharged! Google Chrome extensions and apps have the power to increase your productivity, amp up your online social life, and even bring a little humor to your web surfing. Grab your laptop bag and other essentials, … Read More...

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    The High School Graduation Gift Guide

    For many seniors, crossing the stage and receiving a diploma is one of the most important moments of their lives. Celebrate their achievement and accomplishments by helping them bring in the next stage of their lives: college. With presents that aid in the transition from classroom to lecture hall, … Read More...

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    New Bedding Prints for Summer 2015

    Bedding fashion as of late has been a bit drab. Students, in particular, have shied away from a more detailed look and have stuck with chevrons and stripes for their prints. But Summer 2015 styles look to change all of that with funky and fierce patterns that are sure to spruce up the … Read More...

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    Healthy Snacks for Brainpower

    For many students, studying in your school library or residence hall dorm room can be draining. You get hungry—you get thirsty—you get tired (and you may be tempted to snuggle up into your dorm bedding). When the doldrums strike, you may opt for a cup of coffee or a sugary treat to perk you up. … Read More...

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    How to Wash Your Delicate Linens

    There is nothing like a high-quality dorm bedding sheet set or a fluffy bath towel to make you feel like a Queen (or King!) However, most dorm residents tend to shy away from these types of fabrics because of the upkeep. Don't let this fear keep you from delicate linens; washing and drying doesn’t … Read More...

Jul
01

7 Chrome Apps and Extensions for College Students

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Here’s a secret you may not know: your computer’s internet browser can be supercharged! Google Chrome extensions and apps have the power to increase your productivity, amp up your online social life, and even bring a little humor to your web surfing. Grab your laptop bag and other essentials, and get to browsing! Here are the seven best Chrome extensions and apps that are perfect for college students. 1.   LastPass With so much of our personal information being stored online, there is … [Read more...]

Jun
25

The High School Graduation Gift Guide

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For many seniors, crossing the stage and receiving a diploma is one of the most important moments of their lives. Celebrate their achievement and accomplishments by helping them bring in the next stage of their lives: college. With presents that aid in the transition from classroom to lecture hall, your gift will be a hit with any high school graduate. Gifts for the Travel Lover For those souls who long to travel and explore, nothing encourages adventure like a new set of travel luggage. … [Read more...]

Jun
24

New Bedding Prints for Summer 2015

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Bedding fashion as of late has been a bit drab. Students, in particular, have shied away from a more detailed look and have stuck with chevrons and stripes for their prints. But Summer 2015 styles look to change all of that with funky and fierce patterns that are sure to spruce up the bedroom. 1.   Boho Bold The boho hippy look has always been a favorite for summer music festival-goers. Now that look is slowly translating to the bedroom with linens that give off a similar vibe. For the … [Read more...]

Jun
18

Healthy Snacks for Brainpower

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For many students, studying in your school library or residence hall dorm room can be draining. You get hungry—you get thirsty—you get tired (and you may be tempted to snuggle up into your dorm bedding). When the doldrums strike, you may opt for a cup of coffee or a sugary treat to perk you up. However, while you’ll get an immediate jolt, the rush will almost as quickly wear off, leaving you even more frazzled than before. Instead, boost your stamina and your brainpower with these healthy … [Read more...]

Jun
16

How to Wash Your Delicate Linens

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There is nothing like a high-quality dorm bedding sheet set or a fluffy bath towel to make you feel like a Queen (or King!) However, most dorm residents tend to shy away from these types of fabrics because of the upkeep. Don't let this fear keep you from delicate linens; washing and drying doesn’t require much effort at all when you know what the materials need. 1.   Define “Delicate” Most fabrics are surprisingly resilient. They are manufactured to withstand high-energy washers and … [Read more...]

Jun
11

How to Protect Dorm Room Electronics from a Power Surge

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When storms hit, you only have moments to protect your electronics from potentially disastrous power surges. Power surges occur when there is a sudden loss or change of electricity caused by a blackout, power failure or restart, or a lightning strike to a source. Every year, surges cause millions of dollars of damage to expensive electronics—and older residence halls, with their ancient wiring and aging power grids, are particularly at risk. To protect your equipment from falling victim, … [Read more...]

Jun
10

7 Steps to Cool Off a Dorm Room

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Summer can bring many pleasant things, like trips to the pool, fun fashion options, and many outdoor adventures. However, it can also bring stuffy dorm rooms that make you uncomfortably sweaty. If your dorm is not equipped with a cooling system or if the one it has breaks down frequently, summer in a residence hall can be stifling and directly interfere with your productivity. Aside from a fan clipped to your bed as a dorm essential, there are some easy, cheap, and practical ways of cooling down … [Read more...]