Posts Tagged ‘Habits’

The Least-Popular Habits Every College Student Should Form

The Least-Popular Habits Every College Student Should Form

College websites and student affairs professionals are always giving students advice on how they can improve their grades, get more involved, and so on. But how practical and useful is that advice?  Is “study more” or “use better time management” really going to help you get through four (or more) years of higher education?  Probably ...

Quick Tip: Can You Become a Morning Person?

Quick Tip: Can You Become a Morning Person?

While developing good habits is challenging — often physically and mentally — they do help us maintain a healthier and more productive lifestyle. Over at 99u, Sasha VanHoven wants to develop the habit of waking up early in the morning. She’s heard about all the benefits from successful people and wants to follow in their ...

The Dos and Don’ts of Productivity Apps

The Dos and Don’ts of Productivity Apps

It’s hard not to become obsessed with productivity. The world constantly asks more and more of us, and we bend over backwards to balance our responsibilities. This is especially tough in college, as you’re just discovering and enjoying independence. In order to keep up with your studies, you’ll attempt to schedule your life effectively to find ...

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Leaving the Nest

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Leaving the Nest

Financial independence is one of the most liberating parts of adulthood; but leaving the nest too soon may lead to poor financial decisions, such as taking on debt to maintain a lifestyle. You should think long and hard about whether or not you have the financial maturity and stability to handle living on your own. ...

5 Tips for Better Eating Habits

5 Tips for Better Eating Habits

Caitlin Self is HackCollege’s resident Nutrition student. If you’d like to suggest a topic for her to cover, leave it in the comments below. With summer upon us, everyone could use a few tips on how to make their diet a little better. Whether you want to increase your energy level or become ready for ...

7 Crucial Habits to Build During School

7 Crucial Habits to Build During School

“The 20s are like the stem cell of human development, the pluripotent moment when any of several outcomes is possible.” – Robin Marantz Henig, The New York Times Ever hate how Cameron is so good at networking? Or wonder how Charmaine manages to get away with 6 hours of sleep every night? Is it possible ...

Reasons To Be Zen About Graduation

Reasons To Be Zen About Graduation

My fellow Seniors. We’re graduating at the end of the year, and as the leaves fall from the trees and winter arises, that’s scarier than any Halloween movie coming out. But, even if you’re like me- an English major with no job lined up and no discernable talent or trust-fund – there are many more ...