Starting a blog is a true test of character. Every day, you look at meager statistics of visitors, wondering when more people will start noticing your site. That was the case for HackCollege, until now.

During the month of January, HackCollege served as many students as the previous three months combined. We got a total of 1,399 “uniques.” Hot damn, things are looking up. We, of course, owe it to all of you, our loyal readers. Keep reading, keep commenting.

We love you.

To commemorate the first month of this new spectacular year, here are 5 best posts of January you might have missed: