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Students Tech-Buying Habits

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Students Tech-Buying Habits
According to OnCampus Research’s December monthly shopping survey, 71.5% of college student respondents said they “research first” before making a technology purchase. These students tend to read reviews or wait for others to tell them if the product was a good buy before making a purchase themselves.
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Categories: Technology, Shopping | Tags: iPad , tablets , students | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2464)
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College Students Still into Facebook, for Now

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College Students Still into Facebook, for Now
Young people are so over Facebook. Once Mom and Dad set up profiles, the kids started to clear out—or so the social media analysts crow. But...
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Categories: Social Media | Tags: Social Meida , students | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2479)
Use of Free or Low-Cost Course Materials Slow to Catch On
A study released today of a statewide effort in Washington to offer free or reduced-cost course materials for the most popular community college courses shows that many students and faculty are not using the materials, despite the potential for substantial cost savings.
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Categories: Higher Education | Tags: Course materials , Textbooks , Open Course Library | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2730)
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Students Care About Product Reviews

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Students Care About Product Reviews
It’s vitally important for stores to know what students are saying about products, because, based on the latest Monthly Shopping Survey from OnCampus Research, what others say is very important to students.
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Categories: Shopping | Tags: online reviews | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2436)
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2013 Holiday Wish List

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2013 Holiday Wish List
Dear Santa, I’ve been a good college student this year and I hope you’ll leave me some cool stuff under the tree. Like other top mentions in a recent student panel survey, I’d really like to have some rockin’ new clothes (51) and a new laptop (49), especially an Apple MacBook. A new tablet (48) would also be awesome, if you’ve got an extra iPad in your bag.
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Categories: Shopping | Tags: Holiday , Gifts | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2514)
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Students Shop Online, But So What?

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Students Shop Online, But So What?
While college students like to shop online, they aren’t necessarily using online or mobile tools to help with shopping. They’re also kind of ambivalent about the whole online shopping thing. In a survey of students last May, a whopping 96% of them had made at least one purchase online in the previous 30 days, with almost 9% clicking to buy online six or more times in that period.
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Categories: Shopping | Tags: | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2318)
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