As many of you know, Barnes & Noble College has been proud to sponsor the #BNcollege Shorty Award for the past two years. This award sought to recognize the college or university that most effectively used social media to connect with its students and drive engagement on campus. West Virgina University was our big winner in 2013 and Boston University took home the grand prize in 2014. This yea [...]
“I’m bored.” – everyone, all the time.
If that’s you right now, I have your solution – Roadtrippers! This app is for anyone that loves to travel, enjoys a good adventure, or simply likes fun.
With a quick Facebook login, you’re on your way to an amazing destination, near or far. The app serves a number of different purposes and can be used for nearby outings or cross-country ro [...]
For those of us not blessed with an innate drive to hit the gym every day, finding the motivation to work out can be daunting. Get yourself on the right track with these "fitness facts".
Exercise Helps Fight the Freshman (or Sophomore, etc) Fifteen
As you already know, exercising regularly helps fight weight gain and also helps maintain any current weight loss. In addition to burning cal [...]
So, you’re finally headed back to school after a glorious winter break, refreshed from a month of relaxation and super excited to see your roommate. You quicken your stride to your dorm, practically bound up the steps, swing open the door to your room and… drop your bags in horror! The closet – did it? Did it.. SHRINK?? Your roomie is frantically trying to squeeze her stack of perfectly hung [...]
In honor of the new year, we've given The College Juice a makeover! We're so excited to reveal our new layout and share tons of new content with our readers. Be sure to check back throughout the semester for study tips, career advice, fashion inspiration, and more!
Keep reading to find out how YOU can win a $100 gift card.
We're also giving YOU the [...]
I remember it like it was yesterday.
I was a freshman in college, taking a Meteorology class to fulfill a Physics requirement. I didn't know any of my classmates, but the material was fairly interesting and the lab assignments were manageable. Everything was running smoothly until my professor assigned us what he promised was a "new and exciting project" - we were to construct a fully-functiona [...]
When it comes to time spent in college, one thing is for certain: you learn a lot. Sure, some of this newfound wisdom comes directly from the classroom, but a lot of it comes from living on your own and meeting new people.
We surveyed some of our very own Barnes & Noble College employees to see what they learned during their time on campus. From sleeping habits to organization tips, they sh [...]
You know the old Ben Franklin axiom, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"? Well, it turns out Mr. Franklin knew his stuff. Plan to start off the new semester on the right track and you won't find yourself playing catch-up or trying to break bad habits down the road. How exactly do you get off on the right foot? It's easier than you think!
Let's get started.
1. Look ahead. [...]
Ahh, winter break. What could be better than that feeling of pure relief after finishing your final exam? Knowing that you are on your way to a month+ of winter vacation before the all-too-quick arrival of spring semester, of course! This year, I have prepared a very special list of holiday must-haves that will ensure that all of my long-term lounging goals are fulfilled. I introduce to you, my Wi [...]
Five Things You Don't Know About Me with Frank Warren
Frank Warren is the founder of PostSecret. It is a community art project in which people anonymously send in their secrets on homemade postcards, some of which will be featured on the PostSecret website. Warren has also put together several PostSecret books and speaks at events across the country.Frank Warren is arguably the biggest keeper [...]