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7 Ways Technology Can Save You Money

7 Ways Technology Can Save You Money

1. Freecycle  One man’s trash is, afterall, another man’s treasure. This website may not be much to look at, but it provides a forum for a perpetual swap meet. Divided by city or town, Freecycle is entirely free to join using a Yahoo, Gmail, or Facebook account. Users can receive optional email notifications in the form ...

How to Conquer Crippling Public Communication Fear

How to Conquer Crippling Public Communication Fear

With the ease of technology and growing use of online and mobile conversations, it is no wonder the fear of public speaking is still high on the list of every American’s worst fears. Teenagers are used to tweeting a crush or texting a friend, and business people are joining the ranks with more and more ...

Five Major Communication Blunders to Avoid In the PR World

Five Major Communication Blunders to Avoid In the PR World

Social media started out as merely that – social. Online personal blogging was soon followed by Facebook and Twitter, and techno-geeks of the world had new and fun ways to communicate. Constantly evolving technology brought Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and other platforms to the playing field, and it became clear to public relations specialists that all ...

Sortable + HackCollege Have Teamed Up for New Contest

Sortable + HackCollege Have Teamed Up for New Contest

HackCollege has teamed up with Sortable.com to give away some amazing prizes like an iPad, Chromebook and a Kindle Paperwhite. Entering is easy, all you have to do is head on over to Facebook to enter a draw to win. To enter simply go to the contest page, and fill out the entry form; contest closes December 19th. We talked about Sortable last month, their site helps ...

Getting the Most Bang For Your Buck In Culinary School

Getting the Most Bang For Your Buck In Culinary School

Are you a cooking enthusiast who wants to go pro? Many hobbyist cooks, spurred on by the popularity of TV reality shows like Top Chef, Iron Chef, Ace of Cakes and more, are turning to culinary schools for a formal education. Some cooks who have worked in the industry for years return to school for ...

How to Get Out of a Motivational Slump

How to Get Out of a Motivational Slump

If you are like most students, you are probably struggling with end of the semester motivational problems at the moment. With a couple of months of solid work under your belt, and the holiday season firmly in sight, you are probably finding it hard to maintain focus. In this article I want to suggest a ...

How Not to Fight: When Fisticuffs Fail

How Not to Fight: When Fisticuffs Fail

One too many brews and a derogatory remark, and you find yourself in the middle of the barroom surround by unsavory patrons in a wild frenzy zeroing in on your face. Call forth your inner boxer so you don’t end up a laughingstock of some funny videos on the Internet courtesy of the giggling cellphone ...

Tyba Wants To Help You Land A Job After Graduation

Tyba Wants To Help You Land A Job After Graduation

You probably know how hard it is to impress recruiters with hundreds of qualified resumes landing on their desks. Tyba helps you do just that. Tyba.com is the professional network for students and recent grads where you can not only show your academic and professional potential but also showcase your personality and organizational fit. It ...

College Life Studies 101

College Life Studies 101

You’re going to learn a lot in college, like seriously, the amount of information which is going to be violently and repeatedly thrown at your head is staggering, and truth be told, there’s a lot of crap there you’ll never use again. (Unless it’s to appear smart at parties and you purposefully try and steer ...

Digital Schooling: Something We Can All Learn From

Digital Schooling: Something We Can All Learn From

Google founders, Stanford professors and MIT scientists all seem to agree: cyber classrooms are the next big thing in education. This year, the most of the buzz around online education may have gone to MIT’s MITx and Stanford supported Coursera, but the actual scope of online learning is much larger. Hundreds of brick and mortar ...

Bringing Up Fond Memories of Childhood

Bringing Up Fond Memories of Childhood

Ah, to be young again! Who wouldn’t give pretty much anything to go back in time and be a child again, if only for one day? You were so carefree, your whole job was to play and learn how the world works while your parents made sure you didn’t end up in the hospital. Never ...