DIY Tips to Organize Your Dorm Room

I know I’ve written before about how I’ve pledged to keep my desk more organized. Sometimes, I’ll go on a great stretch with clean surfaces that look like they belong to an organized mind. But lately, clutter has come and attacked my desk again.

Organize your dorm room to make it look flawless. (Credit: Pinterest)

Organize your dorm room to make it look flawless. (Credit: Pinterest)

It’s hard enough to organize dorm life, between managing a roommate and keeping on track with classes, work or work study, and a social life, let alone keeping the dorm room decluttered. Here are some DIY tips to help organize your dorm room, desk, and maybe even your mind. Read more

Make Income Tax Filing Easy With These 3 Tips

Part of being an adult involves filing and paying your income tax. Tax rates for college students tend to be low because their income tends to be low. Your federal tax refund may be large or small depending on income, withholding and filing status.

Don't let stress get to you when filing your tax return. (Credit: Huffington Post)

Don’t let stress get to you when filing your tax return. (Credit: Huffington Post)

Income tax e-filing is the safest way to file your tax return. Payment of income tax, if you end up owing, is another matter. Still, there are ways to take the stress out of tax time. Read more

It’s Cold Outside… So Let’s Warm Up!

Temperatures are dropping across the country as winter weather sets in. For some college students, this may be your first encounter with truly frigid temperatures or snow.

Survive the cold with our great tips. (Credit: Liberty Mutual)

Survive the cold with our great tips. (Credit: Liberty Mutual)

I’ve got some DIY how to tips for surviving the cold and keeping you warm and toasty. Read more

Your Essential DIY Guide To Organize Your Car

Between school, home, work, and social activities do you ever feel as if you live on the road? If you’re like me the inside of your car looks like a disaster with stuff scattered everywhere. How about making a New Year’s resolution to get organized and start with your car?

A handy way to keep your car organized. (Credit: Dollar Store)

A handy way to keep your car organized. (Credit: Dollar Store)

Here are a few easy DIY projects to help get things rolling. Read more

Prepare For Second Semester Like A Pro

The holiday break really flew by, didn’t it? I remember how quickly those weeks on the calendar counted down and before I knew it, second semester had begun. It can be hard to refocus after a long break, so having a few life hacks in your back pocket for how to prepare is a good thing.

Organization is one way to prepare for second semester. (Credit: Evensi)

Organization is one way to prepare for second semester. (Credit: Evensi)

Maybe you will be the lucky college student who will have no problem with the transition back to class, but better safe than sorry! Read more

7 Tips to Stay Healthy on College Campus

College can be stressful, so that’s even more reason to follow some college tips for good health and nutrition on college campus.

One of the best ways to stay healthy. (Credit: QueensCare)

One of the best ways to stay healthy. (Credit: QueensCare)

I know stress eating can be tempting, but trust me, these health tips will leave you feeling better about yourself and about college life. Read more

See How the MindTap Mobile App Fits Your College Needs

Class, activities, studying, work. And if you’re lucky, a social life. We know you’re short on time and always on the go.

That’s why we make products that move with you – and fit your budget. Students, meet the MindTap Mobile App. Read more

Hey Students, What’s Weighing You Down?!

If you want the chance to win a $100 gift card, this is an opportunity you can’t MISS! At participating college campuses across the country, our Cengage student ambassadors will be chatting with their classmates on how to lighten their load with the use of digital tools.

Read on for more details about this event. Read more

Video: Believe In The Power of YOU

Is your favorite person in the whole wide world someone who inspires you? Are they proud to see how far you’ve come? We invited three college students to the Cengage office in New York City to learn about how they beat the odds to get into, and thrive in college. Little did they know, we had a surprise in store for them. Watch their stories unfold…

We believe in the power of you. Share this with everyone who inspires confidence in you. #beunstoppable

5 Ways to Start Spring Semester With a Bang!

Did winter break feel like it just flew by? Are you prepared for another semester? We all might need a little more time to recuperate! Regardless, a new year and a new semester is upon us and we may need a few reminders as to what makes a great semester!

Make your second semester an adventure. (Credit: Motivation & Inspiration)

Make your second semester an adventure. (Credit: Motivation & Inspiration)

Here are a few ways to start your semester off with a bang! Read more