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Cleaning Your Microwave is Now a Breeze

Cleaning Your Microwave is Now a Breeze

Whilst you are studying for your exams, you might find yourself procrastinating by doing other sorts of mindless things. Like cleaning. Cleaning is a great distraction and procrastination tool because you while you’re being unproductive with school work, you’re actually being productive in making your apartment or dorm room livable again. You’ll be amazed at ...

Power Through Exam Week with On-the-Go Salads-in-a-Jar

Power Through Exam Week with On-the-Go Salads-in-a-Jar

The weeks leading up to finals suck. They’re stressful, they’re busy, you feel like drowning, and you barely make it out with your life, sanity, and GPA. One of the things that I think students have the hardest time doing during exam period is eating properly. Most students will survive on late night snacking or ...

Boozy Desserts are The Best Kind of Desserts

Boozy Desserts are The Best Kind of Desserts

After Tuesday’s delightful post on dinner, I thought I’d continue in the foodie trend with some great ideas for college-aged desserts that you and your friends might be able to enjoy after a long day of studying. These ideas are simple and easy to prepare but are quite the treat. Berries and Cream Buy some ...

Stick-To-Your-Ribs Dinners that are Cheap and Easy

Stick-To-Your-Ribs Dinners that are Cheap and Easy

College students have enough on their plates to be worrying about what they’re going to eat for dinner every night (ah, bad pun). If it’s easy to fix, it’s not going to fill you up, and if it’s going to fill you up, you’re going to have to spend a lot of time fixing it ...

Pasta Tricks and Tips for the College Student

Pasta Tricks and Tips for the College Student

Pasta seems to be a good staple meal for college students. It’s easy to make, it’s filling, and it is so very tasty. Additionally, it can be used to make a variety of delicious meals. So what’s better than eating pasta? Learning tricks that make eating pasta even more awesome. Lifehacker recently posted two really ...

What the Kindle Owners’ Loaning Library Means for Students

What the Kindle Owners’ Loaning Library Means for Students

Kindles are freaking awesome. They’re tiny little things that can carry all of my favorite books in one place. It’s the perfect gadget for a total bookworm like me. And Amazon has just made owning a Kindle way more awesome by launching the Kindle Owners’ Library. This new program allows owners of Kindles who also ...

Use Color Schemes to Make Your Presentations Pop

Use Color Schemes to Make Your Presentations Pop

Have you ever found yourself spending more time making your presentations look visually appealing rather than on the actual content of your presentation? Well, it’s happened to me plenty of times. They’re called “presentations” for a reason– you are presenting your points to an audience both vocally and visually. The visual aspects of your presentation ...

Make Your Own Charging Station for Under $10

Make Your Own Charging Station for Under $10

Wires suck. They do. They get all tangled and all in everybody’s way, and they’re unsightly. Last year, I wrote a post about how to wrangle your cords to keep them all in order. Hopefully that post was pretty helpful to everyone. Here’s another wire organization post via Lifehacker and IKEA Hackers. Charging stations are ...

Roundtable Interview with Jake and Amir from College Humor

Roundtable Interview with Jake and Amir from College Humor

A couple of weeks ago, HackCollege was given the opportunity to interview Jake and Amir of College Humor. Chances are, you’ve seen these two in a variety of extraordinarily amusing College Humor videos (and if you haven’t, check them out here). This interview was sponsored by the Adobe Imagination Challenge, which Jake and Amir ...