Careers for English Majors

Careers for English Majors

So, despite your parents begging you to go pre-med, you declared a major in English and buried yourself in literature and writing. Good for you! As a college instructor, I encounter a lot of students struggling through majors they aren’t really passionate about, simply because their parents insisted, or because they think they’ll have a ...

Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Soon, college seniors will begin the job hunt, and other students will start searching for summer work. It’s a great time to review common job interview questions and how to answer them. But what do you do when the interviewer asks if you have any questions? Experts agree that this section of the interview can ...

Writing Hacks from a College Instructor

Writing Hacks from a College Instructor

We’ve all been there—scrambling last minute to come up with an essay worthy of that coveted A. I remember countless nights in the campus library, crouched inside my cubicle, practically weeping into my seemingly bottomless cup of coffee as I tried to argue, articulately and accurately, some overthought thesis. As a graduate student, it would ...

Hot Food You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Hot Food You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow, but that doesn’t mean it’s warm and sunny outside. If you’re looking for ways to eat without leaving the comfort of your room, we’ve got you covered with a few easy, dorm-friendly meals. While there are 101 articles about using microwaves to their maximum abilities in dorms, ...

How To: Save Money on Transportation

How To: Save Money on Transportation

Being a college student can be an expensive adventure. With tuition and fees, books, on or off-campus housing, and trying to maintain a social life, expenses  add up quickly. HackCollege is all about helping you save money. That’s why we’ve put together this list of ways to save on transportation wherever you go: class, home, ...