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Tips for the Best College Backyard Barbecue!

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It’s that time of year again. That amazing time of year where the smokehouse is going and grills are blazing—the smells are mouthwatering! Spring is the beginning season for backyard cookouts and amazing get togethers before it becomes overwhelmingly stifling outside! When you want to host an All-American cookout there are amazing tips to help do just that! If this is your first venture then you’ll be more than happy to get some advice that will make you appear calm, cool and collected at the 1st social gathering of the season.

From setting up your backyard barbecue to its presentation—every detail influences guests! Let’s get started s haring some amazing tips to give you the exclusive results you want!

Just to begin, when you’re setting up your tables you want to make certain everything is organized in a way that makes sense. If you’re going buffet style, then this table should be right in the middle of all the interaction! The table with plates, cups and dinnerware sho…

College Parties, 3 Things to Be Careful Of

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Ever since I can remember, I have been going out, partying, drinking, having a good time, but always making sure I always act responsibly. I am huge advocate for enjoying all that life has too offer by going out partying and socializing. I have met so many great people over the years that I wouldn’t even consider changing a thing.

1.    Party Safely in College and Elsewhere

College parties can be very fun, and a great way to have a good time with your friends. A few drinks and a few fun games with some talking and dancing. But be warned, not everything always goes according to plan, so here are a few things to remember about the infamous college party.
In present day however, there is a growing issue with people overdoing it, especially college kids. Drinking and driving deaths are at an all time high, and so are alcohol induced hospitalizations. With all of the crazy new types of alcohol, college parties, drinking games and drugs out there, it is important to keep a few thin…

The Best 7 Car Donation Charities that Will Maximize Your Tax Deduction

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Donating your car to charity is a great way to get rid of your old car while helping fund the programs offered by your favorite nonprofit organization. Most charities don’t handle the vehicle donation process themselves, which costs money and requires a lot of manpower. Instead, they typically contract with a commercial or nonprofit fundraising organization, which handles all of the details, takes a cut of the proceeds, and sends the rest along to the charity.
Unfortunately, the car donation industry is crawling with vermin who will be happy to take the vehicle off your hands under the guise of donating a percentage of the proceeds from its sale, but too often, that percentage is often as low as 13 percent.

To ensure the charity of your choice gets a fair percentage of the proceeds, it’s essential to donate through a highly reputable intermediary that will forward 75 percent or more of the net proceeds to the charity you choose. An intermediary that passes along 60 to 74 pe…

College Student's Car Jumps Curb, Nearly Crashes into Penn State Residence Hall

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A car went over a curb, ran over a fence post and nearly crashed into a Penn State residence hall early Saturday morning on the University Park campus. At about 3:40 a.m, a red Camaro traveling south downhill on Shortlidge Road jumped the curb and drove another 150 feet before nearly hitting Simmons Hall. 

Penn State Police said there were no witnesses who saw the car crash, but the residents of Simmons Hall heard the loud noise from inside the residence hall and called the police. The driver of the car crossed onto the wrong side of the road, ran over a fence post along the sidewalk, broke the fence, and ran over the sidewalk entrance in front of the Simmons Hall door. The accident caused the Camaro’s airbags to deploy. Shortly after the crash, the driver was taken to the hospital.

No one was on the sidewalk or in the path of the vehicle at the time of the crash.
The driver's name has not yet been released and it was not yet known if alcohol played a part in the crash.…

Best Jobs for U.S College Students

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Studying should be your full-time job while you’re in college, but many college students can benefit from some extra cash. PayScale searched our job database to find the best jobs for college students. The jobs on this list are all part time, don’t require a college degree and will help cover your expenses, whether you need help paying for books or pitching in for a keg.

1. Massage TherapistMassage Therapists usually need to complete a certificate course in order to work, but once they do, they earn a median hourly wage of $22.00 per hour. If you’re a starving college student, that’s a great side income, so you might want to consider investing in a little extra classroom time. Thanks to the combination of high pay and flexible hours, Massage Therapist is the top job for college students on our list. Best potential perk: Free massages from colleagues who need to practice their technique.
2. Dental ReceptionistEven if you dread trips to the dentist as a patient, you might wan…

U.S. News & World Report Releases 2017 Best Colleges Rankings

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Washington, D.C. – Sept. 13, 2016 – U.S. News & World Report today announced the 2017 Best Colleges rankings to help students worldwide compare the academic quality of more than 1,800 U.S.-based schools. Princeton University remains No. 1 in the Best National Universities category. For the 14th consecutive year, Williams College takes the top spot on the Best National Liberal Arts Colleges list.
California schools and military academies make a strong showing on the Top Public Schools lists. University of California—Berkeley is the No. 1 Top Public School among National Universities for the 19th year; the United States Naval Academy is the No. 1 Top Public School among National Liberal Arts Colleges.
The U.S. News rankings focus on academic excellence, with schools ranked on up to 15 measures of academic quality. Overall, the rankings emphasize student outcomes – including graduation and retention rates – which carry the most weight …

Four Companies That Offer Cheap Car Insurance for College Students

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When you’re a college student, your dollars don’t go very far. After paying for tuition, rent, books, and fees, you’re lucky if you have a few bucks left on the weekend for a couple of beers. The last thing you want to do is pay too much for your auto insurance. Fortunately for you, there are a number of companies that offer special discounts on car insurance for college students. So before you write another check to your insurance company, check them out:
State FarmState Farm is generally not known as one of the cheapest places in the world to get your auto insurance, but for college students it can be. They offer up to 25% off for college students who get good grades.
Parents will be happy to hear that, as well as the fact that State Farm offers resources to help you drive more safely. Steer Clear is a way for new drivers to learn more about safe driving, with a sort of gamified method of teaching safer driving. Anyone who completes this program and maintains a safe driving …