Posts Tagged ‘Balance’

The Power of Virtual Internships and How to Get Them

The Power of Virtual Internships and How to Get Them

A big part of the college experience involves obtaining and completing an internship. After all, in order to become successful, one must not only obtain a quality education but also practical experience. That is why internships provide so much value for the average student. Internships allow students to gain valid skills and work experience while ...

How to Live with a Terrible Roommate

How to Live with a Terrible Roommate

Dormitory life is a keystone of the American college experience. You head off to school and sign up for classes and then spend a full year (sometimes more) in a room where you can often touch the other bed from your own. It’s an odd way to live, and often fraught with conflict. By the ...

How to Use Deadlines to Your Advantage

How to Use Deadlines to Your Advantage

I’m finishing up my senior year now and, looking back, I can see that my biggest barrier to success in college was procrastination. It’s probably an issue for you too. But there was also one solution to my problems – and I mean besides just turning into an efficient person, because who wants to do ...

Think You Need to Prepare for Spring Semester? Don’t Bother!

Think You Need to Prepare for Spring Semester? Don’t Bother!

Editor’s Note: The following post is satire. You should prepare for spring semester, but try not to let yourself get caught up in the act of preparing and succumb to self-inflicted stress that could affect your education. Ah, spring semester. What a pastel-colored promise of a fresh start! Not only do you feel the pressure ...

[Spring 2014] Finals Week is Here: Are You Prepared?

[Spring 2014] Finals Week is Here: Are You Prepared?

It feels like it was just yesterday that we were welcoming a new class in with Freshman Week. We’ve since discussed a range of topics, from making the most of course syllabi to exam tips. Those tips are now more important than ever as we come closer and closer to the end of the semester. ...

How to Be Successful with Online Classes

How to Be Successful with Online Classes

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for a great online college or want a mix of online and campus classes, use HackCollege’s School Finder to find the best one for you. Planning on registering for an online class next semester? Or maybe you’re taking one this semester and aren’t having the success you planned. There’s a ...

5 Essential Time Management Tips

5 Essential Time Management Tips

It’s getting to be that time of year where everyone is settled in and the stress is piling on. With classes, work, student organizations, and still trying to have a social life, plus time for yourself, time is important. Some of you may be feeling a bit overloaded. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. ...

How to Stop Being ‘Busy’ and Prevent Burnout

How to Stop Being ‘Busy’ and Prevent Burnout

If you find yourself increasingly busy — with no time for friends or anything outside of your work or studies — you’re likely headed toward a burnout that will leave you sick, tired, and utterly useless. There is a bright side, though: You recognize your problem and want to prevent a burn out. Because busyness ...

Three Destructive Habits You Probably Have, And Need To Fix

Three Destructive Habits You Probably Have, And Need To Fix

College students become creatures of habit as they grow in their higher education years. Some of those habits are great, like being on time or standing up for what you believe in. But some of those habits can actually become destructive to your future if they aren’t corrected now. If your college years are the ...

How To Get Good Grades And Have A Social Life

How To Get Good Grades And Have A Social Life

Finding the exact balance between having a social life and getting good grades is not the easiest thing for a college student to do.  When there seems to be a constant flow of invites to game nights and frat parties, it can get hard to remember that you are in college (and paying expensive tuition) ...