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Decorating a Student Room

Moving to university for the the first time is a scary experience. once you get there you have a room all to yourself. This room is your own personal space. It should express who you are and what you are all about. A standard student room is normally very plain and basic, trying to fit all of the basic amenities into a small space so that the landlord/owner can cram in as many students into the same space. But if you decorate the room, you can easily make your room seem much more appealing and make it seem like a home away from home. Here are a few tips for you to bear in mind.

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Tips on Reading your Course Material

Being a University Student can mean that you have an extensive amount of reading to do about different important concepts. Pretty much every course requires reading in one from or the other and in my experience I have never had to read quite as much as I have had to at University. Here are a few tips when reading your course material…

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How to Food Shop on a Budget

Being a student we know life is hard, trying to spend as little on any food you may need. Well here are a couple of quick and easy ways for you to do a weekly shop that wont cost you an arm and leg.

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How to Overcome the Pre-Exam Slump

Ways to overcome procrastination before final exams

When it comes to student life, procrastination is one of the terms which one might come across several times. Before delving further into the details of how to overcome this deadly disease, it would be a good idea to actually define this term. It is basically referred to any act of delaying or deferring a task or action to a later time. Phrasing it a bit differently, it is slowness of a person. Students usually suffer from procrastination when the motivational factors are less visible or apparent. Deep procrastination before exams is one of the worst things that could happen to a college or university student. Quite unfortunately, it happens a lot. In a nutshell, the problem of procrastination is not unusual in students and the objective of this article is to discuss ways to deal with it.

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Getting your Deposit Back from a Landlord

Do you want the deposit back from your landlord?

College or university life indeed has very high private as well as social benefits but unluckily it also has significant costs. Students often have to do part-time jobs to make their way through university education. In addition to that, lack of motivation often comes into play and as a result students procrastinate and waste time in useless activities that have no relation whatsoever with their studies at university (Check out our article on staying motivated to avoid procrastination). Another notable cost aspect is that of student accommodation. In this regard, getting the deposit back from the landlord is often a problem for students. It is a fact that people of this age are careless and impetuous but getting a deposit back could be a source of big relief. The objective of this article is to give students some tips in getting this back in the context of student funding.Here are some of the things which students can do to get deposit back…

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How to avoid a Hangover

When you wake up after a heavy night of drinking, there is nothing worse than stinking like a pissed up donkey with a head that feels like it is about to split into two. Here are some really easy and simple tips to avoid having a hangover. These are just suggestions, and if you have any tips that might help just drop a comment below!

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Tips for a Cheap Night Out

As you can imagine part of being at university is the social aspect. By that I mean the amount of times you manage to get ridiculously drunk. Now another part of student life is the fact that you are pretty much skint 24/7. So how can you have a decent night out without spending an absolute shitload? EASY. Here are a couple of tips to help you enjoy a night out without breaking the piggy bank…

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How to Motivate Yourself

There are tons of different ways to increase your motivation. it is always important to be motivated in what ever you do. However people often think that some people are just more motivated than others, this is true but only because these people WANT to be more motivated. If you want to really boost your productivity and really thinking like a smart student here are a few tips to help yourself get more motivated.

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How to save Money on your Bills

It is no hidden fact that costs of tertiary education are quite substantial and students have to find different ways to save money in order to finance their education. The challenges in college education are many and each more daunting than the previous. Lack of motivation and slump before final exams is just one of the many against which students have to devise a plan to counter it. The purpose of this article is to discuss a more specific financial issue which every student is bound to face. In addition to the cost of apartment or accommodation, paying all bills becomes extremely challenging along with the studies and projects. In this regard, this is a worth reading article as it explores and discusses different ways to cope with this issue at hand. Here are some of the tips…

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Ways to Fund your Education

When it comes to college or university education, it is no secret that it is quite expensive in almost all parts of the world but there are different options which students could opt for to receive discounts or to reduce the overall cost of university education. Worth noting here is the fact that high cost is not the only issue which a student should be concerned about; there are many other significant problems which needs to be addressed and the rest of the article deals with those.