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Are You A Fit Man On Your Campus? Men’s Fitness Wants You!

Are You A Fit Man On Your Campus? Men’s Fitness Wants You!

In an effort to bring the fittest fellas a reward to staying in shape, Men’s Fitness and Muscle & Fitness magazine have launched a contest called Fit Man On Campus. With HackCollege as a sponsor of the contest, we want to give you the opportunity to represent your campus and achieve greatness. The team at Men’s ...

4 Freshman Tips You (Probably) Haven’t Heard Yet

4 Freshman Tips You (Probably) Haven’t Heard Yet

College freshman are like puppies: young, eager, and often in need of guidance. College is an entirely different environment, after all, and there’s a huge learning curve to leaving one’s childhood home. But among all the obvious warnings against lanyards and cafeteria food, a few trickier bits of advice can slip through the cracks. I’m ...

7 Unconventional Ways To Save Money While Traveling

7 Unconventional Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Whether you want to study abroad, visit a new state or go a few hours from home, traveling is costly. All the money you saved up from tedious hours of work, can be blown through within minutes when not aware of how to finance your travels properly. In order to allow for a sweet vacation ...

Do Supplements Keep You Fit And Focused?

Do Supplements Keep You Fit And Focused?

College is a time spent studying, attending class, and trying to manage a social life. Still, it is important to try to maintain positive habits that will get you through school without suffering gray hair, the dreaded freshman 15, and poor test scores. However, you do not have to go crazy trying to stay fit ...

5 Essential Gadgets For The College Student Without A Budget

5 Essential Gadgets For The College Student Without A Budget

The start of another school year is now upon us, and students will once again need to stock up on supplies to help them make it through another grueling semester. The average college student needs so much now, compared to only a few years ago, when college students only needed a calculator, a notebook and a few ...

3 Things Freshmen Need To Know Before School Starts

3 Things Freshmen Need To Know Before School Starts

Well, you made it. The crazy frat parties, the rigorous coursework, and the crowd of roaring college football games. Are you ready for it? I wasn’t—expecting to run the campus my first semester, I hit a wall. I made no friends (at least good ones), my schoolwork struggled, and my health was in the pooper. Fortunately ...

10 iOS Apps Every Student Should Download

10 iOS Apps Every Student Should Download

As the beginning of August approaches, one thing comes to mind—school starting up again. Stores begin packing their shelves with dorm room essentials and plenty of Easy Mac to accommodate back to school lists. With all the excitement and preparation, students might overlook important items that will help them through the next few years. I’m ...

Fish? Fur? Furry Fish? A Guide to College Pets

Fish? Fur? Furry Fish? A Guide to College Pets

This guest post is by Eva McKnight, a senior at Anderson University in Indianapolis studying communication arts with a focus in public relations. When Eva’s not working for Fifth Street Communications, AU’s student-staffed PR firm, or as a public relations intern for Formstack, you can find her hanging out with her friends or taking too ...

The Seattle SuperSonics—Bring ‘em Back!

The Seattle SuperSonics—Bring ‘em Back!

While the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat battle for the NBA championship, the city of Seattle is a little upset knowing that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook should almost certainly be wearing green and yellow out there. Even though the Sonics went through a decade of torture with basketball that was less than ...

5 Reasons You Should Go To Your School’s Athletic Events

5 Reasons You Should Go To Your School’s Athletic Events

This guest post is by Zachary Hoffman, a Senior and Comparative Religious Studies major at San Diego State University. He spends most of his time writing music for his a Capella group “Preposterone” while watching SportsCenter. He also maintains to know more people on his campus than anybody else, and has yet to have this ...

Guest Post: How To Hack Your Environment For Maximum Learning

Guest Post: How To Hack Your Environment For Maximum Learning

This guest post was written by Andrianes Pinantoan. Andrianes is currently studying a TAFE course to be a freelance writer. When not working, he can be found with a camera in hand. You can find him on Google+. Back when I was in secondary school in Singapore, the usual place students went to study was McDonald’s. ...