The HackCollege Guide to Back to School

The HackCollege Guide to Back to School

It’s time to acknowledge the inevitable: stores have been hawking cheap crayons and futons for two months now, Facebook’s deluge of first-day-of-kindergarten mom posts has faded away and yesterday’s Timehop was an awkward photo from freshman orientation. The college school year is beginning. You may not need a pencil bag or pack of colored pencils ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Literary Agent

HackCollege Interviews: A Literary Agent

There are plenty of writers who spend their days sharing their thoughts and creative musings with a limited audience, most of whom would love to expand their platform by getting published. The bulk of writers know that in order to get a novel published the traditional route, they will need to reach out to literary ...

Major Spotlight: Creative Writing

Major Spotlight: Creative Writing

Getting a degree in the arts or humanities might seem like the “wrong” choice, especially with so much recent pushing towards degrees in STEM-related fields. But, getting a BA is still a valuable pursuit. When I first began my undergraduate degree, I had pressure from every angle—parents, peers, society—to ditch my dream of pursuing a ...

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

It’s amazing that we still under-utilize our personal computers and mobile devices. We have technology to change the world at our fingertips, and yet we can’t remember that thing we were sure we wouldn’t forget last night. It’s time to change that. Below are nine types of documents and apps anyone can use to make ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

If you’ve ever had a root canal or a professional cleaning, you know those services may not be cheap but are very necessary. However, most people don’t look forward to seeing the dentist. And yet, it is a noble job. After all, not everyone can do what a dentist does. So, that made me think ...