How to kick the caffeine habit and stay alert in the morning

Try these alternatives to caffeine to stay alert throughout the day.

A slight addiction to caffeine is fairly common among college students, what with all the late night studying for exams, but it’s not entirely healthy. If you find that you can’t even crawl out of bed in the morning without a cup of coffee, but want to kick the habit, try these alternative…

Spotlight on: Dental assisting

Dental assisting is an exciting and expanding career field.

If you have an interest in dentistry but don’t have the time or inclination to complete the eight years of schooling required, you may want to consider joining the growing career field of dental assisting. Dental assistants are an integral component of any dental office, and are responsible for…

What to do if your landlord won’t make repairs

If your landlord refuses to make necessary repairs, there are certain actions you can take.

If you’re renting an apartment as a college student, you likely are aware of the importance of having a good landlord. Knowing that someone will be responsive when your sink starts to leak or your radiators begin hissing loudly can bring peace of mind and enable you to focus on your studies….

Three questions you shouldn’t ask during an interview

Never ask these questions during an interview.

At the end of most job interviews – after you’ve answered all manner of questions about your experience and employment history – you will be given the opportunity to ask some questions of your own. While you should absolutely come prepared with a few things to ask that show that you’ve done your…

The Carrington Spring Scrubs Challenge

Carrington Flock

Hey there Carrington Flock!
This semester’s flying by– we hope you’re having a great one!
Here’s something that’ll make it even better. It’s the Carrington Spring Scrubs Challenge. If you win, you’ll score $150 plus some sweet Carrington spirit wear.
How do you enter, you ask? Simple. Upload a…

How to handle challenging coworkers

Use these strategies to deal with challenging coworkers.

If trying to pay the bills has you working in a job you don’t particularly enjoy, chances are you’re dealing with some challenging coworkers. Whether your boss is prone to being passive aggressive or your fellow employees tend to gossip, working with people who drive you crazy can make it…

Spring cleaning tips for college students

Tackle spring cleaning with these easy tips.

Although it may not be at the top of your list of fun things to do over the weekend, spring cleaning is the perfect way to get organized and ready to successfully tackle the final few weeks of the semester. It’s difficult to concentrate in a cluttered environment, so spend a day or two getting…