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5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

As we gear up for the holiday season, one of the unwelcome guests we often become host to is the yearly flu. Many choose to battle this with the flu shot, but college students are the last on the list to receive one when the supplies get low. Additionally, some opt to boost their immunity ...

What to Do When a Plan Doesn’t Work Out

What to Do When a Plan Doesn’t Work Out

There are very few things in life that are certain. We always hope for the best, but there are just times when everything doesn’t go as planned. Life is going to throw curveballs at you from time to time, and knowing how to respond and adapt to these changes is crucial both in and out ...

7 Tips for Students to Organize and Manage Time

7 Tips for Students to Organize and Manage Time

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that college students today are busier than ever. They have more exams, longer classes, a more difficult schedule, work, studying, and something called a life that they have to find time to explore and understand. Most college students have so little time to complete everything they need to take ...

6 Signs You Should Switch Your Major

6 Signs You Should Switch Your Major

Editor’s Note: HackCollege’s Career Guides and School Finder are great resources for discovering new career paths. Have you been questioning whether or not you chose the right major when you enrolled in college? You’re not alone. The truth is that a majority of graduates don’t even end up working in the field they got their ...

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

College is often a time to experiment with indulgence of various kinds. Unfortunately, some of those indulgences never seem to fade away as we enter the real world. Here are seven poor health habits we often develop in college, and have trouble un-developing once we graduate. If you catch them early, maybe you won’t become ...

6 Classes You’ll Wish You Took in College

6 Classes You’ll Wish You Took in College

We all know that college is a time for parties and for classes that look good but don’t teach much. Well, I’m here to tell you that if you want to get something lasting out of your college experience besides a piece of paper, take a handful of basic skills classes that you’ll be able ...

A DIY Fall Wreath for Under $25

A DIY Fall Wreath for Under $25

When youʼre a college student on a budget, decorating isnʼt the easiest thing. Finding decor thatʼs both attractive and affordable is near impossible. But if you feel like being crafty, there are tons of ways to make decent looking decor without draining your bank account. If youʼre thinking, “Oh, I live in a dorm, so ...

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Broke

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Broke

As disheartening as it is for some people to admit, the broke college student stereotype has some truth to it. A lot of college students frequently find themselves wondering where in the world all of their money went towards the middle of the semester. You might think you can stretch a dollar further than everyone ...

Why You Should Ditch Cell Phone Contracts and Subsidies

Why You Should Ditch Cell Phone Contracts and Subsidies

Over the last six years, cell phones have gone from a small part of our lives to must-have companions for everyone. Our devices no longer serve as just an away-from-home line or a constantly-buzzing text messenger, they’re navigation systems, game consoles, personal assistants, and much more. But the extra features have also led to increasing ...

10 Memorization Tips for More Effective Study Sessions

10 Memorization Tips for More Effective Study Sessions

You sit down to study for a test you have coming up next week. You crack open your book and pull out your notes. You start reading over everything, but it seems like nothing is sticking. You start to freak out wondering how in the world you’re going to pass your test if you can’t ...

20 Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

20 Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

Saving money is hard enough when you’re not a college student with a busy schedule. Although a challenge, it is possible to find savings in every corner of your budget. The Rented Life‘s David Levitz knows about this challenge all too well. The University of Minnesota student is currently working his way through a semester ...

Why You Should Write for Your School’s Student Newspaper

Why You Should Write for Your School’s Student Newspaper

It doesn’t take a journalism major to write for the student newspaper. In fact, if you ask me, the best student-run publications are those that feature all makes and models of students on campus, from the creative writing wordsmiths to the calculator-toting math majors. Too often, though, the stigma attached to college-level writing — the ...