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22 Nov 2017

Author: Tanya Ince

Student Life

Top 7 Reasons to Join A Student Organization 

Participation in student organizations and clubs is extremely beneficial both in the short- and in the long-run. Research has supported the idea that students who are engaged with their college community are more likely to complete their degrees and find desired employment.

In this article, I list 7 major benefits of participating in academic or non-academic student organizations. Consider these benefits of joining a student organization while getting your degree. Then research opportunities available on your campus and choose an organization that will support you in achieving your personal, academic, and career objectives.

Student Life

We Received the Liebster Award for Bloggers! 

Yay, our very first Liebster Award! To be honest, it was one of our goals to be nominated since we started our blog in August. The Liebster Award is a great way for beginner bloggers like us to network and get to know each other on a more personal level. We are very grateful to amazing Julie from Riserva Tour and Travel for nominating our blog and helping us reach our goal. From our audience, it’s a chance to take a peek behind the scenes and get to know us better.

Student Life

Top 10 Most Popular Online Shopping Sites for Students 

Nowadays, online shopping is a hobby for many people. Overall, Americans spent $111.5 billion dollars online. This is 8.9 percent of total retail sales. Not surprisingly, younger people do a much higher portion of their shopping online than older population.
Where do students go for their online shopping? We surveyed 200 students and asked them about their favorite online shopping apps and websites. Here is a list of top 10 shopping places.

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Student Life

Top 10 Free Travel Apps for Planning Your Next Adventure 

Who doesn’t like to travel? According to the U.S. Travel Association, spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $2.7 billion a day, $113.1 million an hour, $1.9 million a minute, and $31,400 a second in 2016. People spent $683.1 billion on leisure travel, and $307.2 billion on business travel. U.S. residents had 1.7 billion trips for leisure purposes, and 457.4 million business trips in 2016.

Travel planning can be stress-free and fun with the help of technology. Luckily, there are apps that can assist you in all your travel needs, from booking a hotel to picking up a new language.

Productivity

How to Stop Procrastinating and Achieve More 

Procrastination is defined as the behavior of voluntarily delaying an intended course of action despite the negative consequences of this delay. Someone who is procrastinating postpones the initiation or completion of a commitment until the last minute, until after a predetermined deadline, or indefinitely. Sounds familiar? As you can see, there is a variety of ways we can procrastinate.