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How to Put Together a Care Package for a College Student

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Feb 11, 2016

Well, am I right or am I right? Fortunately for you, you came to right website! Read on to learn how to put together the perfect care package for your college student.

Money

What is something that you, me and 99.9% of the human population have in common? We all like receiving money! Let's face it, every college student would love to have a few extra bucks to buy themselves a nice meal. Give your child the gift of free choice by putting money in the care package. I won't promise you that your student will use the extra funds to buy a new calculator; but I promise you that this... (more)

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5 Low Cost Businesses That College Students Can Start

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Feb 10, 2016

There are even a lot of ways to start a business without very much money. Here are 5 low cost businesses that college students can start.

1. eBay Store

Is there anything that you particularly love to buy online? Do you know exactly where to find the rarest items within this field and where to find the best deals? If so, then you might be great at running an eBay business. You can start by selling a few things that you already own, or that you can find fairly easily. Once you've grown a small bit of capital, you can start to stock up on items and sell them to the public for a profit.... (more)

Tags: start, low cost businesses, college students

Advice for Students That Want to Play Sports in College

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Feb 10, 2016

The downside is that many college students don't see a dime of this money, but the upside is that you get to be a part of a team that travels and is sometimes featured on television. Most of all, it will give you a chance to get your foot in the door of the professional leagues when you graduate.

If you play at an elite level in baseball, basketball, football or other Division I sport, you may be able to land a full scholarship to your college of choice with the prospects of continued success in the pros. When you get a scholarship, you have to maintain a certain grade point average,... (more)

Tags: college, advice, students, play sports

Helpful Advice for Starting a Small Business in College

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Feb 9, 2016

If you are wondering how starting a small business is possible, especially if you live in the dorms or a small apartment, you need to realize that there is a plethora of businesses concepts that don't require any physical space to be a success. Of course, you could start an online delivery business or you could launch an online website design firm.

Before you start your business, you want to make sure that you have all your ducks lined up in a row. Starting a small business in college is not like starting a small business later in life. You have to think of the constraints of actually... (more)

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Why the paper is so important among the scientific community

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Feb 4, 2016

The paper is one of the assessment guidelines that are important in almost all universities. Therefore, every student needs to have access to the quality paper.

One form of paper is a scientific paper. A Scientific paper is a written report describing the results of research or studies that have been done by a person or a team to fulfill the norms and ethics of science that have been confirmed and adhered to by the scientific community.

There are various types of scientific work, including research reports, conference papers and journal articles that basically, all of which is... (more)

Tags: paper, students, write, scientific community

Tips on Going off the Grid to Live the Way You Love

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Jan 30, 2016

A real off-the-grid place is able to function completely independent from all the conventional public utility services. Many people who think about how to go off the grid, is driven upon the need to get rid of the debts, spending money, dealing with finances and to walk far from a life of servitude. There are even tips available to guide those who have decided to go off the grid, which will be discussed in the rest of the article.

Do what makes you happy and live as you wish

Quit following the way of debt slavery that chains you to a dangerous mortgage and leading your life income... (more)

Tags: love, tips, live, natural gas, water supply, sewer, electrical power.

10 Ways to Save Money on Utilities

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Nov 20, 2014

Utilities are like food – you can't live without them but you don't need much in order to survive. If your water, electricity, heating, and telecom bills look outrageous to you, don't get desperate how you will pay them but try cutting them down instead. There are many steps you can take to minimize your bills without much inconvenience and here are some of the easiest ones:

Cancel your landline. Landlines are so last century. In the era of mobiles and Voice Over IP, landlines are just an unnecessary expense. So, cut your landline and use mobiles or the Internet to make and receive calls.

... (more)

Tags: utilities, ways to save money, save money on utilities

British Bodybuilder Dies at 20 of Steroid Use

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Apr 8, 2014

In the UK, Oli Cooney had been lifting since he was 16 years old, pursuing his dream of being a professional bodybuilder. Dubbed a “fitness fanatic” by his family, he was open to his physician about taking anabolic steroids to enhance his performance and physique, but ignored warnings that he was willingly putting his life at risk. He died after four years of abuse.

It was a year ago that Cooney went to the Bradford Royal Infirmary with complaints of chest pains. Diagnosed with chronic heart disease, doctors urged him to stop taking steroids, but the damage was already done. He suffered... (more)

Tags: british bodybuilder, steroid

Healthcare Office Considerations for EMR and EHR Software

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Apr 4, 2014

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 72% of physician's offices had adopted digital records systems by 2012. Whether your office relies on Electronic Medical Records (EMR) or Electronic Health Records (EHR), you will certainly come across new concerns regarding data storage, backups, access, and security. Digital records are subject to entirely different rules, behaviors, and threats than older paper records. Here are some considerations your workplace should make when it comes to EMR and EHR data.

File Backups

If your office equipment was stolen... (more)

Tags: healthcare, software, emr, ehr

How to Inspire and Reward Customer Loyalty for Online Company

By Rip Van Winkle, published on Mar 11, 2014

In fact, there wouldn't be any online shopping at all.

So, if you happen to be someone who has an online company, we're pretty sure that your top goal is making sure that your product or service is top-notch. Not only is that a great way to draw customers in but it's also how you turn them into return customers too. Well, at least that's one of the ways.

If you're someone who is doing pretty well online, but you would like to know about some of the things you can do that will both inspire as well as reward your customers so that they will remain loyal to your business, you've... (more)

Tags: reward, how to, inspire, customer loyalty, online company

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