‘Lists’ Posts

Eight Things to Do Between Classes

Eight Things to Do Between Classes

With the spring semester gearing up, you may once again find yourself with idle, half-hour blocks perfect for aimlessly browsing Facebook. But what if you had something useful to do instead? Here are some suggestions from HackCollege. One: Read a book. My school requires four semesters of Great Books Seminar courses, which means that first- ...

35 Weird Jobs That Actually Exist

35 Weird Jobs That Actually Exist

Have you ever had a weird or unusual job? I thought I had endured a few in my eight years of professional experience. That is, until I found several lists* depicting some of the strangest professions I had never heard of. The list below is of 35 actual jobs that exist today both in the ...

Things I Wish I’d Done Differently in College

Things I Wish I’d Done Differently in College

If there’s anything I’ve learned throughout my undergraduate years, it is the importance of being critical of advice. I’ve also learned that no matter what you decide to do and how comfortable you are in those decisions, hindsight has the ability to bring forth some perspective and regret. Below is a list of my top ...

Seven Tech Careers for Right-Brained People

Seven Tech Careers for Right-Brained People

When we think about the technology industry, we often envision analytical, left-brained thinkers tirelessly coding and fixing computers. While this may have resembled IT professionals a decade ago, the technology sector has come a long way since then. Today, many technology careers — including the seven listed here — require creative problem-solving and idea generation, ...

Free Alternatives to the Microsoft Office Suite

Free Alternatives to the Microsoft Office Suite

Juggling your finances can be tricky while you’re in college and if you’re like most students, you’re constantly looking to save money. One way to avoid an unnecessary expense is to download free open source software in lieu of Microsoft Office Suite. More prevalent with each passing year, open source tools are free and just ...

Picking Your Ideal Linux Distro: Part 2

Picking Your Ideal Linux Distro: Part 2

College students stand to benefit greatly from using the Linux operating system. Linux is secure, easy to use and well-tested; there’s no need to worry about viruses or malware. No one company owns Linux, and it’s not just one operating system. Since it’s an open source software, many communities are able to develop and support ...

Why You Should be Using: KanbanFlow

Why You Should be Using: KanbanFlow

KanbanFlow is a next level to-do list. If you find yourself color coding, subdividing and moving things around on your current to-do list, KanbanFlow can help you do that more efficiently. If you’re looking for a way to go digital without the complexities and bloatedness of some apps and websites, or you want a way ...

Online Resources for Personal Enrichment

Online Resources for Personal Enrichment

College is all about improving yourself, so why not look to the wonderful world-wide web for some extracurricular enrichment? Check out the following sites to bolster your skills and make learning a habitual part of your life, even beyond school. Readfa.st Homework is a full-time job. Know what would make it faster? Being able to ...

80 Big Jobs in 2015

80 Big Jobs in 2015

Stressing out about what to do after you graduate from college? By now it’s no surprise that many students don’t end up finding jobs related to their college majors. This can be a very confusing situation for recent graduates, but it doesn’t have to be reason for concern. Below is a list of the 80 ...

Buying Textbooks Without Breaking the Bank

Buying Textbooks Without Breaking the Bank

You’ve finally paid your tuition, your room and board is set, you have your parking pass and you think you’re good to go. You breathe a sigh of relief, thinking your bank account is finally done being brutalized. Then it hits you: textbooks. Why do textbooks have to be so expensive? The amount of money ...

Online Study Tools: Group Studying

Online Study Tools: Group Studying

The internet is full of websites designed to meet your every need, from political gossip to cat memes. However, when it’s time to get down to business it can be difficult to find reliable tools to help you get the job done. This series presents a collection of websites that offer distinct, well-developed resources to ...

45 College Classes You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

45 College Classes You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Just a few weeks ago, I entertained and baffled minds with a list of 29 College Majors You Didn’t Know Existed. It was a pretty popular post, and I obtained several likes and comments, so I decided it might be a good idea to continue the trend. This week, I’ve done a lot of research ...