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How to Make Money as a College Student

College life often comes with a hefty price tag, leaving many students searching for ways to make ends meet. Balancing academics, social life, and financial obligations can be challenging, but with creativity and determination, there are various avenues for college students to earn extra income. This article will explore five practical ways how to make […]

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The Importance of Sleep for College Students

As a college student, you often find yourself burning the midnight oil, juggling numerous responsibilities and commitments. With a busy schedule, late-night study sessions, and an active social life, sleep usually takes a backseat. However, lack of sleep for college students can seriously affect physical and mental health. Why is sleep for college students vital? […]

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Resume Tips for College Students

After graduating from college, most people’s top priority is finding a job. It can be difficult to find a job if you don’t have any experience, but there are ways to work around that. College students can use their resumes to highlight their skills and accomplishments to get the attention of potential employers. To get […]

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What to Pack for College

Making sure that you are properly packed for your first year of college is one of the most important yet overlooked aspects of the entire college process. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Simply compiling a list of what you need to bring can help save you time, and ensure that your first […]

Budgeting Tips for College Students

Budgeting Tips for College Students

Budgeting is a difficult task for anyone, but even more so for college students. The plethora of options that colleges provide combined with the limited experience that most students have with finances makes it easy to understand why so many college students struggle financially. Read on to discover some of our best budgeting tips for […]

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A Student Guide to Living in Knoxville, TN

With more than 30,000 students enrolled at the University of Tennessee, the college town has thrived for decades as an academic/economic engine that continues to roll at full steam ahead. A large part of the success is due to a vibrant environment primed for Knoxville student living thanks to a campus and a city that […]

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A Brief History of the University of Tennessee (UTK)

Tennessee is known for many things — the Country Music Hall of Fame, the National Civil Rights Museum, Dollywood, outstanding barbecue, Graceland, legendary music, the Grand Ole Opry, Beale Street, Ruby Falls, and much more. Throughout this great state, another noteworthy claim to fame includes universities with a rich background of academic excellence, especially when […]

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Tips for Eco-Friendly Apartment Living

Adapting a green lifestyle in an apartment is much easier than some of us think. Sure, you might have to change a habit or two, but that doesn’t stop it from being a fun and healthy change. Living in an apartment may seem limiting, but that’s not the case for us at Slate at 901. […]

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Tips to Reduce Stress During Finals Week

It’s the final hump all students have to get past before enjoying a well-deserved break. To find out when your exams are scheduled, check out your school’s schedule or speak with your professor. Students have a variety of study methods when it comes to preparing for finals, like using index cards to quiz themselves, writing chapter […]

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Things to Do in Knoxville, TN

Are you looking for some new and exciting things to do in Knoxville? Knoxville, Tennessee is a place where you can discover some thrilling music, restaurants, and other popular attractions. The great city of Knoxville is also surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains scenery and enjoyable parks you can enjoy with your family and friends. […]