Student Rate New York   About Student Rate   Student Rate is an online service that brings students and vendors who give discounts to them together. The goal is to be the central location for all students’ discounts so that students can spend less on goods and have more funds to pay for tuition, room, board, books and having fun.  

How to become a better negotiator

By The Sloan Brothers Startup entrepreneurs are not always the best negotiators. They step into the shoes of a business owner for the first time and find — to their surprise — that nearly everything involves negotiation of some kind, and they may not always have those negotiation techniques down. Starting a business requires, quite literally, hundreds of negotiations. Some are small,

Claude P. Kanuma (Athabasca University, Canada) with Bright Quest Team

Major: Architecture   >> Tell us about your aspiration   I want to become an architect.   >> What is the funniest moment you've experienced in college so far?   Leaving my man “Andy the Brazilian” flirting with a girl in his dorm, and seeing his girl heading to his dorm. I left the building fast… didn’t want to see the impact.   >> First college nightmare   Feeling alone. I missed

Studying abroad opens your mind

Have you considered studying abroad, but are not sure whether it's worth your time? If you ask anybody who has studied abroad, he or she will most certainly tell you that it is a life-changing experience and one of the most rewarding things he or she has ever done. Perhaps you're not certain what benefits you can reap from an

GROUPON   About Groupon   Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in hundreds of cities around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers.  

Can Technology Create Happiness?

By Greg Satell   Aristotle once wrote, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” I think most people would agree.  After all, who wants to be miserable? So it’s strange that happiness is something we pay so little attention to.  When the OECD ranked the US #1 out of 36 countries in terms of

ISIC Canada   About ISIC Canada   The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) Association is a member of the World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation (WYSE Travel Confederation), a not-for-profit organization which brings together world-leading specialists in student and youth travel services.   The ISIC Association's main product is the ISIC card, the only internationally accepted proof of full-time student status. It is endorsed by organizations

Drink Smarter

By Brett Napoli   Sponsored Post Courtesy of Please note that we do not endorse underage drinking or binge drinking, see our other articles on staying safe while drinking. Alcohol is never in short supply around college campuses. But as many of you will attest, the quality and variety of beverage options available at parties and tailgates is often sorely lacking.  While there

Firoz Khan (University of Minnesota, US) with Bright Quest Team

Major: Biochemistry   >> Tell us about your aspiration   I want to become a chemist. I think there are lot of things out there still undiscovered.   >> What is the funniest moment you've experienced in college so far?   After a long night party, I went to the lecture then fell asleep. The class was empty when I woke up.   >> First college nightmare   Looking for an accommodation