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've probably heard the sentiment that movies and television (and books, for that matter) don't necessarily mirror real life. While this might be true, a lot can be said for the lessons that we can extract from a particular story, whether it's fictional or not. In my eager anticipation for the upcoming release of The Avengers (ordered my tickets yesterday!), I have been inspired to compile a lis [...]
I found this story written by an anonymous author and it's poignant and true. We can all learn from its moving lesson:
"During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: 'What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?'
Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen [...]