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The 5 Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals (2013)

The 5 Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals (2013)

For those of you who hate the lines and potential dangers of Black Friday, Cyber Monday is the next best thing. You won’t have to throw any small women or children out of your way to get to deals, and you can shop from the comfort of your couch, psychology class, or even the bus. ...

Why You Should Minor in Psychology

Why You Should Minor in Psychology

Regardless of your major and your future career path, every single person can benefit from a little bit of a psychology background. If you’re planning to work in business, with kids, or even locked away in a lab or operating room, psychology has a lot to teach us about others and ourselves and can be ...

5 Career Opportunities for Forensic Science Graduates

5 Career Opportunities for Forensic Science Graduates

Shows like Law and Order and CSI have helped drive more people towards a career in forensic investigation. A lot of us used to play “detective” when we were younger, so the thought of making an actual career of investigating crime scenes and helping to solve real crimes brings the Sherlock Holmes out of you. ...

5 Reasons to Skip Black Friday

5 Reasons to Skip Black Friday

We love to save money and get great deals, but at what cost? Black Friday has grown from a small smattering of discounts to an all-out shopping frenzy. Thanksgiving is one of the only major holidays that isn’t divided by religion, and is really a holiday for all, yet we throw aside the things we’re ...

How to Use OneNote to Become a Master Note-Taker

How to Use OneNote to Become a Master Note-Taker

There’s not much to say about OneNote that hasn’t already been said. It’s Microsoft’s best-kept secret, one of the most underhyped Windows apps, and an overall productivity beast. It’s been out for over 10 years and just now starting to get the appreciation it deserves. Microsoft has recently opened the app up to more users ...

How to Reap the Benefits of Greek Life in the Real World

How to Reap the Benefits of Greek Life in the Real World

If you’ve decided to go Greek at your college or university, you’re probably wondering what you’re going to get out of it besides parties and t-shirts. Believe it or not, you can actually leverage your time in a sorority or fraternity and reap the benefits of Greek life in the real world. From jobs in ...

The Best Majors for Entrepreneurs

The Best Majors for Entrepreneurs

Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg. What do all these names have in common? Well, as you probably already know, they all made a ton of money, and none of them have college degrees. Seeing success stories of people like this has led many aspiring entrepreneurs to question whether or not college is ...

How to Handle Your First College Thanksgiving Back Home

How to Handle Your First College Thanksgiving Back Home

Now that you’ve spent a solid 2-3 months away from home, it’s time to face the first big challenge: mixing your old life with your new college life. You’ve been free to study, not to study, eat whatever you want, sleep until 1pm, drink every weekend, and never have to answer questions about where you ...

5 Mistakes That Lead to a Failed Exam

5 Mistakes That Lead to a Failed Exam

Taking tests will make up a big portion of your college career. Quizzes, midterms, and finals will more than likely decide whether or not you pass your classes, so it’ pretty important that you pass them. However, a lot of students have developed bad test-taking habits that lead them down a path towards failure. In ...

How to Find a Great Apartment Fast

How to Find a Great Apartment Fast

As a former HackCollege writer, I come to you a changed man. I have new mysterious scars, a best friend that’s a mummy, and a clearly fake South African accent. But I also have something more important: serious advice on how to get an apartment. Getting an apartment, while managing a full course load and a ...

9 Idioms and Phrases You Might Be Saying Wrong

9 Idioms and Phrases You Might Be Saying Wrong

As idioms and phrases begin to fade, each next generation tends to butcher them just a little bit so that they no longer make any sense. I say let’s all get together and memorize the true idioms so we can use them correctly for the rest of our lives! Or, we should at least try ...