‘Student 1.0’ Posts

Laundryhack: Folding T-shirts Quickly and Consistently

Well, tomorrow’s Sunday. For most, Sunday equals laundry day. I saw this awhile ago and have been using it since then. Sure this method gets your shirts folded quickly, but I’m more of a fan of the consistency: you get a perfect fold ever time. Take a look and save yourself some time tomorrow:

Sleephack: Waking up for that 8 o’clock class

It’s soon going to be that time where everyone needs to play chess with the schedules for next quarter/semester. After figuring out my schedule, I’ll have an 8:00 a.m. class all five days of the week. Yuck. Then I remembered a great article I read a few months ago over at StevePavlina.com. The article goes ...

Beer: Outdoorsman Technique

At any fraternity party or quincinera, one always wonders the most impressive and efficient method of transporting fermented hops and barley into one’s stomach. Following the link promises a free instructional video with a simple follow-along 5 step process. I’ll be trying something new on Friday evening, and it probably won’t be a new dish ...

Plan Ahead: Take Smarter Notes

Plan Ahead: Take Smarter Notes

When the week before finals rolls around, going cross-eyed while looking at your notes is that last thing you want to happen. While some professors talk faster than an auctioneer, these few organization tips can save you precious hours while studying. Read on before it’s too late: Take Study-worthy Lecture Notes

Top 12 Ways to Fit Two Students into a Twin Bed

Top 12 Ways to Fit Two Students into a Twin Bed

The Los Angeles Loyolan’s tangent section reports today about the ever-difficult task of fitting two students in a twin bed. No matter what happens beforehand or how comfortable they may be, the task is always difficult. Thankfully, Aria Juliet Castillo has given the entirety of American academia a solution. Read on: Top 12 Ways to ...

Write Faster, Write Better

Life would be great for students if we could spend less time in front of an LCD screen hammering out a paper and more time at the beach. I stumbled over this article on the front page of del.icio.us a few minutes ago. The article is very thorough and precise (minus the occassional ironic typo). ...

The Burnt Toast Method

The Burnt Toast Method

They say the best way to prevent a hangover is to not drink at all. I prefer the method of drinking so much you wake up drunk. Hey, you’re not hungover, right? While I am no organic chemist, I do remember a few things from high school chemistry. Particularly, I remember that Carbon rings (a.k.a. ...

College: Caffeine “Slingshot”

I had read around on reputable websites such as lifehacker.com and stevepavlina.com of a mysterious caffeine and nap combination. I just tried it out in hopes of increasing productivity. It works amazingly well. I am very awake and alert, but not jittery from the caffeine. If you’re looking to cram in a few more hours ...

3 College Tips: Moving Back

I just moved back into school at LMU yesterday. I made a few correct decisions while moving back. We were able to cram 3 people and 2 dorm rooms into my mid-size sedan for a road trip from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA. 1. Vacuum-pack your clothes. I was able to fit 3/4 of ...