how horrible is your roommate? Check out these roommate
"violations" and you may not feel so bad!
Author Ross de Krester has documented the funniest ones
Get paid to shop! Mystery shoppers go undercover to rate retailers and restaurants. You must be a good observer and writer (in addition to shopper!) Find out more at www.mysteryshop.org.
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a question that you need answered now? One of the
best all around resources is www.refdesk.com.
loves free stuff! Check out these sites and see what
you can score for nothing:
on a Budget
for dinner? If you're tired of dorm food, check out
some of these sites for easy-to-make recipes that are
easy on the budget too:
on a Budget
possible to see the world on a student's budget as long
as you're creative! Here are some ideas:
you can write, you can travel for free by becoming a
freelance travel writer. Learn more from http://www.travelwritingtips.com/, http://www.yudkin.com/travel.htm and http://www.touristtravel.com/travel_writers_wanted.htm.
the world by working on a cruise ship. Find job postings
anywhere as a house or pet sitter for other people who
are traveling. Check out opportunities at http://www.housepetsit.com , http://www.housesitworld.com/europe/ and http://www.housecarers.com/guide_house_sitting.html.
to visit Spain, but you don't speak the language? You're
a perfect candidate for http://www.vaughanvillage.com/index.htm. This
company will offer you free room and board (you pay for
travel) for seven days in exchange for speaking nothing
but English to their clients who are Spanish-speaking
executives hoping to do business in English-speaking
no cheaper way to travel than by staying at hostels (and
if you can survive a dorm room, this will seem like a
palace!). Find out more from Hostelling International
lot can happen in college that can make you feel drained,
emotionally and mentally. You don't have to be sick to
want to feel better. If you are feeling sad, hurt, angry,
or out of synch with other people, talk to a campus
counselor. There's no need to struggle alone! The
most important thing to know is that mental illness is
treatable. Learn more about Susan
Fee's counseling services with
Educational and Counseling Services (Brecksville,
are additional resources that can provide information
Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
Help Articles: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Disorders Association of America
Eating Disorders Association
and Lesbian National Hotline
Violence Resource List
Date Hookup.com (recognizing signs of a violent relationship)