How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Break

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Break

One of the best parts about being a full-time college student is probably the awesome extended breaks we get over the winter and in the summer. There are some downsides to those long breaks, though—boredom, feeling unproductive, or ending up strapped for cash right when you want to do some holiday shopping. Fortunately, those breaks ...

3 YA Thrillers to Read This Fall

3 YA Thrillers to Read This Fall

Since starting my PhD program here at the University of Tennessee back in August, I’ve also been working as a GA in our Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature in the library. The Center is this magical place where publishers send us all their new children’s, middle grade, and YA literature to put on ...

HackCollege Interviews: A College Professor

HackCollege Interviews: A College Professor

Many people who’re enamored with their major come to discover that they’re not interested in any related careers. Or, they love working in the field but want to continue their study of the subject. Fortunately, for those in these predicaments, there is a loophole that allows you to continue studying the subject while sharing your ...

Go from Panic to Calm with Technology

Go from Panic to Calm with Technology

College can really strain your ability to cope with all the demands that come with meeting course requirements, paying your academic bills and juggling your social life. No matter how organized you are, at some point, college will make you confront panic, frustration, and maybe even depression. Thanks to a merging of technology and science, ...

IT Courses to Kickstart a Tech Career

IT Courses to Kickstart a Tech Career

MOOCs could be your best alternative plan to getting the education needed for a hi-tech career. MOOCs, short for Massive Open Online Courses, provide affordable and flexible ways to learn new skills. They deliver quality educational experiences and give you opportunities to use web-based learning to pursue lifelong interests. Two technology centers have new online ...