Student Saver

July 2011

E-Book Library: Academic Presses Rent E-Textbooks

Although e-books are touted as an inexpensive alternative to regular textbooks, the used and rental marketplaces have helped 'real' books continue to dominate academia. A few academic presses are hoping to change that by offering short-term...

MyEdu: A New College Success Tool

Among the most prohibitive barriers college students face is the cost of an education. For many, that issue's compounded by spending more time in school than they really have to. Only a few more than half the country's college students graduate...

College Students Help Provide Free Online Tutoring Through Learn To Be Foundation

Elementary and middle school students in need of educational help can log onto the Learn To Be Foundation's website. Once there, these students can take part in online sessions with certified tutors, some of which are college students. And the...

Unusual Mobile Apps That Can Improve Your Life

One of the main reasons for wanting a smartphone is the ability to do so many different things with your phone. There are some unusual apps out there that are worth taking a look at because they just might make your life easier. Here are some of...

New York Public Library Introduces New Smartphone Apps

The New York Public Library, one of the largest public library systems in North America and undoubtedly a research center for scores of college students, is making it easier to access information and the library's online catalog via a...

U-Multirank Allows Users to Rank Top World Colleges

Taking the idea that 'one size does not fit all' when it comes to international university rankings, U-Multirank is a tool that allows users to choose the factors they wish to incorporate when ranking a college or university. This personalized...

Free Education Resources from the Tech Museum

The Tech Museum's mission is to encourage an interest in science and technology in people of all ages. By providing free educational resources for both parents and teachers, this California-based museum is giving them the opportunity to promote...

Mobile Apps That Can Help You Get Into College

With so many mobile apps out there, it's no surprise that there are ones that can help students prepare for college. Whether a student needs to find out a school's standardized test score requirements, get tips for writing an admissions essay or...

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