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3 Ways to Add Joy to Your Day (Featuring Tazo Tea)

This post brought to you by Tazo® Tea. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sara Laughed.

Life can be such a roller coaster — sometimes you’re up, enjoying the outdoors, reading, or laughing with friends. The next minute, you’re stressed, tired, and worrying about a deadline or due date. Over the last few years of college, I’ve found that adding joy to my daily life is a great way to curb stress and find some balance in my day. Here are three ways I add joy to my daily life — to avoid anxiety, create happy routines, and generally live better — featuring sponsor Tazo® Tea!

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3 Ways Apps Can Enrich Your College Life (Featuring Amazon Underground)

I’m currently completing my last semester of college. In the five years since I started blogging and the four years since I became a college student, I’ve written dozens of articles on college life, and quite a few on how I use technology to improve my life as a student. Over the summer, though, I bought my first tablet (an Amazon Fire HD), and it’s opened up a whole new world of possibilities and apps that I can use in my day to day life. Today, I’m going to be talking about a few of my favorites from their selection of 3,000+ free apps in the Amazon Underground appstore. A pet peeve of mine is when supposedly free apps include micro-transactions and paid upgrades; but these apps, along with all Amazon Underground apps, are all actually free (all the better for college students)! Below are a few of my favorite recommendations.

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Struggling to make ends meet in college? Check out this quick and easy guide to saving money, plus learn about a $5000 scholarship by SlickDeals!
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12 Ways to Save Money in College

College is the first chance many of us get to live out on our own. That comes with a whole host of new expenses, as well as the stress of financial independence. Many of my friends and I are overwhelmed by expenses, but with the right approach and tips, you can find ways to get by and thrive financially in college!

Slick Deals just opened their new college portal, which will let you know about the best deals and opportunities for college students. Here are 12 other ways to save money in college — make sure to read to the bottom for information about the SlickDeals portal and a great scholarship opportunity!

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How I Take Class Notes with Bamboo Spark

One of the questions I’m asked most often for this blog is how I take notes. That makes sense; note-taking helps process and absorb information, and I honestly think I’d be a much worst student without a note-taking system! Today I’m going to take you through my in-class note-taking process (including tips from my eBook How to Succeed in College), and show you how I use my Bamboo Spark by Wacom to help me.

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Studying abroad completely changed my life - and now it can change yours too, thanks to this amazing $1,000 travel giveaway! Check out this post for 5 life-changing things I gained from my year abroad, plus rules for the giveaway!
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5 Life-Changing Things I Gained from My Year Abroad + $1000 Giveaway

Studying abroad was the best decision I made in college. My year abroad at Oxford University  taught me so much, and gave me a new perspective on the world and my place in it. It helped me make lifelong friends, gave me wonderful memories, and turned me into the woman I am today. In this post, I’m telling you about five things I gained from my year abroad, and letting you know about an amazing study abroad giveaway hosted by CEA and StudentUniverse for a $1000 travel voucher. Scroll to the end of this post to learn about the giveaway!

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