Category Archives: College life

Now You’re Cooking Care Package

One thing students take for granted is having someone around to make meals for them. Help them ease into the college life – and into making their own meals – with a Now You’re Cooking Care Package, with helpful ingredients … Continue reading

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I Forgot Care Package

Did your college student forget a few crucial things in between all the packing, buying, planning and moving? It happens. Why not put together an “I Forgot” Care Package that covers off on those bare necessities that everyone could use … Continue reading

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What College Students Can Buy with $1000

When you sign up for the CollegeSTEPS Program you get tools and tips for college, and a chance to win $1,000. What can the average college student do with $1,000? We’re glad you asked.

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Stay Healthy Care Package

Keep your student healthy so they don’t miss a class – or an outing with their new friends. Consider putting together a Stay Healthy Care Package, which can include ingredients like the following: Vitamins Water bottle Jump rope Grip machines … Continue reading

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Get Well Care Package

Between class, studying, having fun and sleeping crazy hours, it’s not unusual for college students to get a little sick from time to time. Help your student bounce back from the sniffles with a Get Well Care Package, which can … Continue reading

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Plan your holiday spending

The holiday decorations started appearing in stores even before the last of the Halloween candy had cleared away—so it’s no surprise that the season of spending is upon us. As a college student nearing the end of the semester, your … Continue reading

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Staying on campus for Thanksgiving?

Whether you are a freshman and away from home for the first time or an upper classman, you are probably starting to think about Thanksgiving Day. I was one of the lucky ones who were able to go home for … Continue reading

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5 good study habits for college

College is different than high school.  Not a big news flash, I know.  But when it comes to academics, it’s a message that can’t be repeated enough.  If you got by in high school with minimal studying, that’s not going … Continue reading

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Ah, nostalgia…

In late September of my freshman year at college, I got a teary-eyed phone call from a friend 3,000 miles away. She and I had grown up together, but drifted apart at the end of high school, when we both … Continue reading

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Finding your niche at college

By now you’ve probably had a few weeks to get settled in at college. You’re probably getting to know a few people on your floor and are finding people to share meals with on a regular basis. But it takes … Continue reading

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