‘Hack Tricks’ Posts

Alternative Study Methods: Memory Palace

Alternative Study Methods: Memory Palace

You need to remember something without using Google, your textbook, or ink pen scrawled across the back of your left hand. You’ve tried mnemonics, you’ve chanted the information to yourself (a method my art history professor swears by) and you’ve made flash cards, but it’s still not sticking as well as you’d like. It’s time ...

Next-Level Ways to Manage Your To-Do List

Next-Level Ways to Manage Your To-Do List

Everyone has their own way of managing tasks on that dreaded to-do list. Some keep a mental register, others use apps, many scrawl on their planners, and some even jot it on their arm with a Sharpie, a la Andy from “Parks & Rec.” For productivity’s sake (especially for those of you in the latter ...

Hot Food You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Hot Food You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow, but that doesn’t mean it’s warm and sunny outside. If you’re looking for ways to eat without leaving the comfort of your room, we’ve got you covered with a few easy, dorm-friendly meals. While there are 101 articles about using microwaves to their maximum abilities in dorms, ...

Tips for Speaking Like a Pro

Tips for Speaking Like a Pro

Public speaking is not just an academic need or a requirement for some jobs, it’s an essential skill. It’s entwined with your ability to think on your feet and communicate effectively in any situation.Thankfully, you only need to learn a few techniques to become a solid speaker. I constantly hear from my former high school ...

Why You Should be Using: The Pomodoro Method

Why You Should be Using: The Pomodoro Method

Your time in college is precious. Any given week can look like this: you have three papers due, an exam in the morning, a group project PowerPoint presentation that needs work, a t-shirt design for your sorority that’s overdue and if you go one more day without emailing your grandma she’s going to cut you ...

Hack Tricks: Searching Google

Hack Tricks: Searching Google

Note: Turn YouTube annotations on. Some of the information in this video may be out of date. Refer to the text below to find the up-to-date details and additional search tricks. Google is getting more and more intelligent with each update, allowing us to find answers to basic questions without clicking through to another page. ...

Hack Tricks: Email

Hack Tricks: Email

Email may not be the most hip service on the web, but it’s still the most important — especially for business. For this reason, learning to master your inbox can help you get ready for your future as a successful businessperson, prevent mistakes, and save time. Here are a few email tricks to get you ...

Hack Tricks: iPhone

Hack Tricks: iPhone

Hack Tricks are a HackCollege.com original series that aims to show you three tricks in one quick video. You can find us on Youtube. This week, we’ll take a look at three iPhone tricks that aren’t all that well-known. We cover how to set a custom vibration pattern on your iPhone, how to make a ...