The Bookbyte Blog
Moving into a new dorm room? Bet you're excited to make it just like the lookbook from an Urban Outfitters catalog. The only problem? The same problem that has plagued college students since the birth of Top Ramen: MONEY. So how to get it to look the way you've been dreaming and madly pinning without robbing a bank? We've scoured the web to find you the cheapest and easiest do-it-yourself dorm decorating ideas. Read on to earn your degree in DIY!
Moving away to college is scary, yet exciting! Saying goodbye to your family and friends is never easy, but experiencing college in a place that's your very own truly is a treasure. Because we know this can be a stressful time in any student's life, we've composed a list of essentials for any student about to move into a dorm room. While you may not know your roommate, location of classes, or even your major, packing for dorm life doesn't have to be complicated!
The beginning of fall means the beginning of all things back-to-school! We love the thrill of a new grade or semester and the excitement of starting a whole new chapter. Whether you're embarking on your bittersweet last year of high school or challenging the first year of grad school, we have a few must-haves for that.
Making normal-ish games weird is a trend lately, but we've scoured the web for a handful of games that started out weird without any help from mods. This mix of creepy and fun video games is within a PG limit because it can get scary weird (I'm looking at you, Japan).
It's the final week of our Choose Your Summer Adventure Sweepstakes (Sweepstakes Has Ended), and we've got vacation on the brain. Whether you're ready to book it on the next flight across the sea or road trip across the country, have no fear - you can still have the vacation you deserve with some savvy inside information from the travel experts.
Mom's great and she deserves ALL THE THINGS. But you're broke. Like, so broke you have those little moths flying out of your wallet like in the cartoons. So we've compiled some nifty, thrifty ways to show you care without a ton of money.
Talent, experience, academic ability -- all of these traits are important factors in acquiring and keeping your job. But what is the surprise factor that they don't talk about in Career Centers and college classes? Your EQ: Emotional intelligence.
<img class="alignright wp-image-2772" src="https://blogdotbookbytedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/leprechaun-cat.jpg?w=210" alt="7 Lucky Looks for St. Paddy's Day" width="167" height="239" /> St. Patrick's Day will be here before you know it. Instead of wearing green socks like you did last year, show off your Irish side with some fashionably fun accessories. Don't worry, we've found some easy ways to go green. From college-themed green garb to a lucky rainbow look, here are 7 outfit ideas to take your St. Patrick's Day from boring to blarney -- because everyone is a wee bit Irish on St. Paddy's Day!
How long do you estimate the average college freshman can read their book/notes and be effectively learning? 4-5 hours? 1 hour? 25 minutes? 5 minutes? That's the question Marty Lobdell starts his Study Less Study Smart seminar with. According to Lobdell, the prime study time is 25 minutes. After that, you're just wasting your time staring at random strings of words and not retaining any of it.