‘Summer Projects’ Posts

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Break

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Break

Ready, set, summer! *Cue the typical “school’s out for the summer” music.* Whether you’ve been out for a few weeks already (like me) or you’re just now starting to think about summer break, you’ll soon enough find yourself with little to do and a boring summer awaiting you if you haven’t prepared for it. Maybe ...

5 Easy-to-Find Summer Jobs for College Students

5 Easy-to-Find Summer Jobs for College Students

Editor’s Note: This summer may almost be over, but if just got back from touring Europe or just need some quick cash before the fall semester, you can always check on some of these jobs. And keep this post bookmarked for next summer! We know you’ll be scrambling for extra income ideas at the last ...

3 Important Lessons Learned From My Summer Internship

3 Important Lessons Learned From My Summer Internship

This summer, I interned at a nonprofit called Engine in Downtown Minneapolis. It was one of my first real jobs working for someone else, and I learned so much in just a couple of short months. On my last day there, I wrote down the three biggest lessons I had learned over the course of ...

5 Tips for Planning Summer Travels

5 Tips for Planning Summer Travels

Summer is all about leaving your troubles behind and relaxing as far away from “ordinary” as possible, right? For some, that’s the backyard; for others, that’s Thailand. If you’re preparing to travel during your summer break, there are a lot of variables to consider when making your plans. Check out these tips before finalizing your ...

6 Summer Hazards to Avoid Over Break

6 Summer Hazards to Avoid Over Break

Summer is here, and we’ve got at least another six weeks to enjoy the beautiful weather, the break from school, and the loose morals that come along with it, right? Well, before you get too crazy in the heat, make sure you’re aware of these summer hazards so you make it through your vacation safely. ...

5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Vacation

5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Vacation

If there’s one thing you’re going to miss most of all once you graduate from college, it’s probably going to be your summers off. Even though plenty of us take classes or work, there’s nothing like having a nice three-month break from monotony every year, so you might as well take advantage of it while ...

How to Spend Your Last Summer Before College

How to Spend Your Last Summer Before College

News flash, kids: You’re getting older. And for a lot of you young HackCollege readers out there, this may be your last real summer before college. You may not even realize it yet, as your last few days of high school come and go, and your summer begins, how truly different your life will be ...

9 Things to Do Before the Semester Starts

9 Things to Do Before the Semester Starts

I make the same exact mistake pretty much every semester. I wait until the last possible moment to register for my classes and have to take whatever I can get. I don’t even buy supplies until at least a couple of weeks into the semester. But for the upcoming semester, I’ve been on top of ...

10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories This Summer

10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories This Summer

Summer is HERE! Tis the season to burn more calories, right? Heading out for a workout isn’t always easy, especially when you’ve got so many barriers — work, summer classes, hangovers, exhaustion, laziness, etc. Not to mention catching up on TV shows you missed during finals! Well, relax, here’s an awesome list of 10 ways ...

(Almost) Guilt-Free Summer Cocktails

(Almost) Guilt-Free Summer Cocktails

No matter what any skinny cocktail says, there’s really no alcoholic beverage that can be classified as completely “guilt-free” when it comes to health and calories. However, you can make smart choices when you head out for drinks and parties with your friends this summer. The biggest culprit in many alcoholic beverages is sugar, so ...

6 Season-Related Deals to Take Advantage of for Summer

6 Season-Related Deals to Take Advantage of for Summer

Buying things you need is awesome, but screw paying full price if you don’t have to. Leave it to the last-minute to get the stuff you want when it’s the worst possible time to buy. You’re smart. You’re saving. And you need some good stuff. Read, take notes, and prepare for these season-related deals for ...

The Summer Reading List for College Students

The Summer Reading List for College Students

If you’re an avid reader like me, you’ll be using your extra time to read the books that you’ve been waiting to read. Even if you’re just beginning to read more, there are many different books that you can read that will help you in many different aspects of your life. And it can be ...

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