College Tips for Freshmen Students

It is the beginning of autumn! It’s the time for freshmen students to buy textbooks, learn about new dorm roommates, and simply get ready for college in all senses. Everyone facing this new experience does not really know what to expect, and for sure you will encounter all the good and the bad sides of being a college student. But in order to make these years more memorable, you can engage in many activities which can expand your horizons and make your life more fun. Let’s have a look at some of them prepared for you by BooksRun below :

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Getting Back into College Mode After Summer Holidays

Once you are back in college, there is a wide choice of activities lying in front of you. Some students prefer to use their time for getting organised, and some perceive it as an opportunity to learn something new. Regardless of what you choose to do during early autumn days, BooksRun has selected a few interesting college tips that we consider to be useful for every student out there after summer vacation.

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How to Handle Stress in College Students’ Life

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These days college is not associated with the same “wild” experience as it used to be with parties all night long and a carefree lifestyle. Due to higher competition for jobs, a higher rate of unemployment, pressing costs of getting a university degree and new social media standards of what successful students should be like, it becomes more and more difficult for college students to pursue their studies today and causes serious effects of stress. In the news reports, we stumble quite often upon the necessity of psychological help on campus and a requirement for a help hotline to assist students during their hard times. Therefore, stress has become one of the biggest problems during university times and it is crucial for students to master how to manage stress in college

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How to Land an Interview: Prepare Your CV and Cover Letter

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If you’ve started looking for graduate jobs or you are struggling to land an interview with your current CV, our BooksRun‘s article might help you with some ideas on how to add value to your application in the eyes of employers. Below we will discuss the most important techniques for organizing your CV and Cover Letter and also the things that you should avoid. Here you can find examples of CV templates and examples for different career paths (you can find CV builders on the internet as well).

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Top Money & Productivity Books for September 2019

September is the month when you start planning how you would like to spend the next year lying ahead of you. You think about what you would like to achieve, set your goals, elaborate the steps how to make this happen and you start your hard work. Having said that, there are so many people who write all those lists of what they would like to achieve in the future but due to bad time management they rarely succeed at bringing to an end these projects – as a result people get disappointed and disillusioned. It happens not due to the lack of skills and motivation  – but because of the lack of understanding of how to structure their day, how to juggle their tasks to make their day more efficient. That is why we at BooksRun decided that such topics as efficiency and productivity resonate particularly well with everyone who aspires to achieve their personal and professional goals. That is why we have prepared our list of the best productivity books for September 2019 which should boost your money-earning potential!

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Paper Textbooks Vs E-Textbooks

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It’s necessary to point out that one cannot but reckon that the popularity of reading is decreasing nowadays as the elderly frequently observe situations when teenagers and young people, as well as modern adults, are stuffed with technological devices and gadgets that weigh up their pockets. According to their stance, carrying a book has become a modern zest that puzzles if noticed. Nevertheless, books (or reading in general) seem to have felt the second breath with the advancement of technological progress and advent of e-books, e-readers, smartphones and tablets. But what is better: paper or electronic textbooks? Let’s consider this issue closer from the perspective of its pros and cons as each medal has both sides as well as this debate proves to be never-ending.

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Money-Earning and Saving Tips for College Students

Hi there, it’s Tom! We all know that one of the things that college students constantly need and always struggle with is money. Stress management and time management at college are inextricably linked with earning and saving money while pursuing your degree! 

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BooksRun Tips On Counterfeit Textbooks

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Although counterfeit books are not common in US markets, they are often sold as international editions to unsuspecting customers. As many are not aware of the differences between the two, one gets an impression that counterfeiting is practised on a large scale. To avoid such confusion, and to not miss out on chances of buying an international edition for a cheaper price compared to its US counterpart, one must know how to differentiate between the two.

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Top 10 Purchase/Rent Textbooks

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We love books at BooksRun! And we care about making textbooks affordable for others! We love sharing as well! Every day our data scientists monitor textbooks’ prices on the market to make sure we continue offering the lowest prices on used textbooks for you, our dear readers! Below you will find a list of the top 10 purchased/rented textbooks in this season:

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Skills and Fit Questions for Your Job Interview: Student & Graduate Edition

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It’s already clear what college students are going to do in the summer, but what about the graduates? Quite an obvious answer would be to look for a job or internship and to help prepare them for the interview, here is the list of useful skills that are considered to be the most important in the current and future workspace.

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