Posts Tagged ‘winter break’

12 Ways to Stay Productive Over Winter Break

12 Ways to Stay Productive Over Winter Break

Christmas break is a great time to sleep in, decompress, and recover from all the self-induced sleep deprivation brought on by finals week. But once you’ve recuperated and restored your vitals to normal levels, you may just realize that a few school-free, homework-free weeks are yours for the taking. Here’s what you can do to stay ...

Use Your College ID for Hometown Holiday Discounts

Use Your College ID for Hometown Holiday Discounts

If you’re in your hometown for the holidays, it can be tempting to stick to your old haunts, or—if you are appropriately college student broke—avoid leaving your house because of lack of funds. However, your city may be a completely different entertainment venue for you now that you have a college ID. In particular, local ...

Watch, Read, Make: That’s All, Folks

Watch, Read, Make: That’s All, Folks

This is going to be the last of the year’s Watch, Read, Makes, as it’s winter break for nearly everyone, and Fridays aren’t so special when you have a month to drink on a Tuesday with limited social censure. So, with that in mind, let’s make it a good one! Watch: To get you in the ...

TweetMemeFace+: TripIt Makes Social Travel a Breeze

TweetMemeFace+: TripIt Makes Social Travel a Breeze

If you’re planning a trip over your winter break (I’m going to Dollywood!), TripIt can help you make the process easier. I’ve written about the site before, but in a nutshell, it’s a hub in which to organize your flights, travel plans during your vacation, and information about the weather. The interface is easy-to-use and ...

Use Winter Break to Make Something Cool

Use Winter Break to Make Something Cool

If the thought of heading back to your hometown for winter break has you bummed out, you’re not alone. Leaving college friends, obeying parental rules if you’re still living with them, and negotiating the family drama that holidays bring out is never fun. If you’re staying on campus, there might not be that many people ...

Five Ways to Painlessly Start Packing for Winter Break

Five Ways to Painlessly Start Packing for Winter Break

Finals season is sneaking up, and with it the dread of having to re-pack all of your life into a few boxes and head back home. If you’re worried about how you’ll possibly fit all of your things into a reasonable number of containers as you head home for winter break, now is the time ...