This is the fifth installment of the 5 Part Going Back to College Series. A new site will be reviewed daily. For the complete series, check out the Back to College Series post. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts in the comments below.
This edition of Friday Fun Links is continuing the week’s look at great Back to School websites for college students. In this list you’ll find links to some of the sites I really liked but just didn’t have time to write a full review on.
In fact, in putting this list together I realized how many great college sites there are and for that reason have decided to leave this as an open list, where I’ll be continually adding new sites. As always if you have any recommendations please leave them in the comments below.
ecampus.com – buy and sell textbooks, supplies and more.
TextbooksRus.com – buy new and used books for cheap.
CampusBooks4Less.com – price comparison shopping for textbooks, finds the best prices online.
Chegg.com – save money by renting your textbooks and they’ll plant a tree for each book you rent.
FAFSA – the official federal student aid website.
Finaid.org – loan information, applications, tools and forms all in one place.
SchoolLoans.com – compare all types of loans to find the right one for you.
School Loans Consolidation Guide – important information on consolidating your student loans.
CollegeCandy.com – a college-aged blog aimed mostly at the girls.
Keg of Wisdom – humorous thoughts about life and college.
Kill Jill Goes to College – an interesting look at handling college life.
Pimp Dorm – how pimp is your dorm?
Surviving College Life – a guide to surviving college.
College Humor – funny videos, funny pictures, funny links!
Campusfood.com – order food online and wait while it’s delivered from your favorite local restaurant directly to your dorm room.
Dormgear.net – dorm room accessories, decorations and party supplies.
Dorm-Life.com – an internet television show about life in the dorms.
Rate My Professors – write and read reviews of professors at your college.
Rentometer.com – check how your rent compares to other similar places nearby.
Lists from Other Sites
Campus Grotto Textbook Links – a dozen or so top places to shop for textbooks.
10 College Websites from DormDelicious.com – a general list of must use sites for the college student.
50 Notetaking Tools – a great collection of applications to help you take and organize class notes.
50 Mind Mapping Tools – a huge selection of brainstorming tools that can be useful for non-students as well.
Lifehacker Back to School Series – an awesome series of back to school posts on an awesome website for getting things done.
I’ll continue adding to this site as I find great additions. As always the comments are open for suggestions.