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9 Creative Ways To Make Extra Cash As A Student

Aren’t we students notoriously low on cash? Even high school students like me whose lives are heavily subsidized by our parents seem to be forever in need of a quick buck or two. These ides won’t pay your way through any degree programs, but they might get you a movie over the weekend, or a few dollars to burn at the mall. Or you know, you could save it all and invest in a high growth mutual fun or an emerging...

How I Dealt With Academic Disapointment

::Image Source:: My midterm report card will be shipped home this Thursday. But just so there are no nasty surprises in three days, all my teachers gave out our grades today. First period American History- 87%. That’s pretty good, but if I were diligent in my homework I’d be 3% better. A 90% in accounting. That’s really good actually considering I don’t even like the course. In fashion (my best subject!)...

Dorm Room Gardening

(photo © Maria Schwartzman 2008) Tending to a plant or a small garden can be very relaxing and rewarding, creating a sense of responsibly along with something physically fruitful. Plants brighten up a room, add fresh air, and can also be very useful to have around if you grow vegetables, herbs, or medical plants such as Aloe Vera. Here are some suggestions on what to grow and how to do so in your dorm room. What to...