What You Need to Know About Virtual Internships

What You Need to Know About Virtual Internships

College internships are now invaluable for those seeking employment after their undergraduate years, especially in quintessentially professional fields. However, elevated tuition and living costs mean that college students have less and less time and resources to spend on gaining experience. Enter the virtual internship, lovechild of the Internet and understaffed corporations. Virtual internships offer paid ...

Online Resources for Personal Enrichment

Online Resources for Personal Enrichment

College is all about improving yourself, so why not look to the wonderful world-wide web for some extracurricular enrichment? Check out the following sites to bolster your skills and make learning a habitual part of your life, even beyond school. Readfa.st Homework is a full-time job. Know what would make it faster? Being able to ...

Digital Textbooks & Online Tools

Digital Textbooks & Online Tools

Textbooks are expensive. And let’s face it, the added costs of tutoring and supplemental resources are no help when you’re not doing very well in a class. Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up some great alternative options. The list below includes places where you can find both course materials and books for free online. Coursera.com Coursera ...

Writing the Perfect Paper: Getting Started

Writing the Perfect Paper: Getting Started

Most college assignments involve writing papers. Coincidentally, college students loathe writing papers more than anything else. Here at HackCollege, we understand that most students don’t hate writing. They hate not knowing the steps to follow to guarantee a good grade on their papers. That’s why we started this series—we want you to have all the ...

How to Make Friends as an Introvert

How to Make Friends as an Introvert

Many high schoolers can’t wait to get to college. For them, the opportunity to get away from home, pursue academic interests and make new friends is exciting. But some people aren’t as eager to go to college. If you’re the kind of person who struggles to make new friends, you might be worried about the ...

HackCollege Investigates: The University Library

HackCollege Investigates: The University Library

HackCollege is always looking for ways to help you study and work better, so we checked out the most historically rich source of resources and ideas available to every on-campus student: the library. We chatted with Anita Semtner, Director of Library Services at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, OK to see what she had to ...