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Shoot, Share, and Socialize Through the Power of Mobile Video

Shoot, Share, and Socialize Through the Power of Mobile Video

As a modern-day college student, there are endless opportunities to capture epic videos on your phone, such as: Spring break Tailgating Pranks Campus adventures Greek Week Recreational sports Party antics Traveling abroad Since a lot of these videos might not be meant for all of your Facebook friends, they typically are never shared beyond your ...

Five Essential Design Skills Every Student Blogger Needs

Five Essential Design Skills Every Student Blogger Needs

Maintaining an active blog is one of the best ways to gain exposure on the web, and getting started is often pretty simple. Keeping things going is what usually takes the most work: in nearly all cases, success in the blogosphere is about more than simply having a site with useful information. Understanding style, themes, ...

What Would College In The Cloud Be Like?

What Would College In The Cloud Be Like?

Let’s face it, the world of paper and pencil are over. Technology has advanced so fast in recent years that it’s hard to keep up with. These advances make life easier in many ways. They can also be extremely helpful to college students. One promising new advancement that has risen in popularity over the past ...

Healthy Food Options For A College Budget

Healthy Food Options For A College Budget

For many college students, eating is an expression of freedom – finally, there’s no one telling you that you can’t have Coke and cereal for dinner. It’s also an expression of being broke. Maybe you can’t change the part about being broke, but you can certainly make some healthier food choices, even on a limited ...

7 Simple Steps For Starting A Personal Blog Using WordPress

7 Simple Steps For Starting A Personal Blog Using WordPress

Blogging is the trending sensation of personal branding that everyone wants to do, but don’t know how. There are now countless bloggers who make a full-time income from their blogs. Wondering how is that possible? Well, for most people it starts as a hobby and then end up becoming a stepping stone for their success. ...

Circuit Simulation—A Leap Of Quriousity

Circuit Simulation—A Leap Of Quriousity

Forget about ugly circuit simulation software—the kind that makes you cringe with each mouse click—enter Qurious, a web-based collaboration platform for quantum circuit design. Sabrina Atienza and George Ramonov, a team of two rising seniors from UC Berkeley, developed a web-based collaboration system in only 24 hours during AngelHack 2012, the largest nationwide hackathon of ...

How To Go Beyond Classes To Study Graphic Design

How To Go Beyond Classes To Study Graphic Design

These days, more and more students are becoming attracted to the idea of a career that will allow them to work more creatively, perhaps even more independently than previous generations. As such, many have become interested in the field of design, which is especially well suited to artistic minded individuals. Many areas of design are ...

How To Thrive During An Internship

How To Thrive During An Internship

Even in a dismal economy, young men and women greatly increase their chance for post-college prosperity when they complete an internship. The potential for success is multiplied when the intern makes a conscious effort to learn and thrive in a new environment. This approach distinguishes the intern as much more than a “lowest-rung worker,” and ...

UPDATE: HackCollege and Microsoft Office Giveaway Still Going!

UPDATE: HackCollege and Microsoft Office Giveaway Still Going!

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 is still up for grabs! Many have entered so far, but we’re not done until September 4th—so you still have time to enter! Here’s how: 1. Go to HackCollege’s Facebook Page 2. Upload a photo of your desktop (having HackCollege on your computer screen is just for bonus points, and ...

5 Creative Ways to Use IFTTT as a College Student

5 Creative Ways to Use IFTTT as a College Student

College students are known for being especially tech savvy. We love using technology to procrastinate during an all nighter, post pictures from a crazy weekend to social sharing sites, and communicate rapidly with friends all over the world. We’re always looking for new and unique ways to put technology to work for us – to ...