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As you may have heard, the Oxford English Dictionary made this emoji the word of the year.

Life on the internet for a student who should be studying is hard. Luckily, there is a whole slew of programs, apps, and websites designed to make paper writing and studying bearable. Here are the Bookbyte team's five favorite websites to make you more productive.

You can't control how your boxes are handled while in transit, but you can control how you protect your books to minimize the chance of damage. Save yourself the heartache of a damaged delivery with these five tips for shipping your books safely.

Your first panicked instinct might be to run to your campus bookstore and pay an extraordinarily high price for the book. If you're strapped for cash or the bookstore doesn't have a copy available, it's time to panic. Or at least it would be if you didn't have access to this list of 5 ways to deal with a missing textbook.

According to OnCampus research, the average student sells back three books at the end of each semester. Most students sell back to one of three places: their campus bookstore, Amazon, or an online textbook marketplace like Bookbyte. The average student makes about 33 bucks back per book, according to the 2015 research.

With the most frightening night of the year just around the corner, Bookbyte has a few recommendations to get you into the Halloween spirit. Here are four classic horror tales for your enjoyment.

Never fear—creative, frustrated, and hungry humans just like yourself have found some pretty ingenious ways to make the hot-water-dried-noodle combo palatable again. Read on for 10 insanely cool ways to make instant ramen even more delicious. And remember: there's no wrong way to eat ramen!

It's that time of year again—time to hang up your swimsuits and hiking boots and pack away the suitcases and video games and head back to class. Besides a Dictionary app and Google Drive, here are five must-have apps you can download to prepare yourself for A+s all semester long.

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!