Tips for Combating Student Stress

According to the American Psychological Association, teenagers deal with stress levels rivaling that of adults. Their report said, “…during the school year, teens say their stress level is higher than levels reported by adults…” Their findings concluded that this can lead to unhealthy behaviors that include poor sleeping habits, skipping meals or overeating, eating unhealthy snack foods, over caffeinating and insufficient exercise.

Top 5 Insider Secrets to Help Students Get the Best Deals on Textbooks

With the College Board estimating that students now spend about $1,200 a year on textbooks, back to school can be exceptionally expensive for college students and their parents. To ease the financial burden of school, Alex Neal, CEO of, the leading textbook price comparison site, has the following tips to help students and parents be sure they are saving the most on textbooks this school year.