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How To Party for Seven Days Straight

You can recover from this! Image via Flickr User oooh.oooh. Licensed under CC 2.0Spring Break is upon us and for the lucky ones, that means trips to warmer climates and indulging in lots of cervesas. Trying to drink for a week straight at any time during the year is a bad idea. Most people tend ...

More Effective Scheduling Help Than Rate My Professor

Ya know what’d be really nice? Knowing what work is expected of me for a class prior to committing to it during scheduling season. Unfortunately, students have to do some serious forensic work to decide what classes are best for them. That’s lame. Here are two tips to make the best schedule possible with out having to drop ...

Be Prepared for A Group Interview

Standing out; you’re doing it right. Photo by Flickr User: Amrit… Licensced Under CC 2.0For summer interships, jobs and research oppourtunities, spring is application and interview season. And now that you have a personal brand and resume set up you’ll probably score a few interviews with your desired employers. In this day and age it’s a ...

TVGorge Streams TV to International Students

Image: TVGorge.comThis one is just for our international readers because as students in America, Hulu has spoiled us with it’s free on-demand television shows. Students outside of the United States don’t have that luxury. TVGorge wants to help you out by showing the shows that stream on Hulu and other sites anywhere in the world. ...

3 Small Dorm or Apartment Worthy Kitchen Tools

an class="full-image-float-right ssNonEditable">Image via Flickr user: kamath_lnThere comes a time in nearly every college student's life to stretch their culinary wings, and fly away to a place where there is no cafeterias. Here are some small (and cheap) tools to help you get settled after you come in for a landing. (I apologize for the terrible metaphor)

Rice Cooker

Rice  has two qualities that are hard to find together, at least when it comes to food.  It's cheap and healthy.  Unfortunately, to cook it you need a stove. Even if you have stove it's still hard to cook. There is a solution that solves both of the aforementioned problems.

A Syncing Solution for Macs

Image via doubleTwist Press siteMore and more college students are buying Macs to handle their college computing needs. While Macs are nice, everyone knows they lack the freedom to sync non-Apple devices with them. Now, Motorola and RIM and Google have come out with great smartphones and Sony with a great portable gaming device.  All ...

Throwback: Your Greatest Asset at College

This was originally posted in March of 2009. Hopefully you can apply this to your new classes this semester. For those in trimester schools starting today, good luck! For those of us that have a week or more left of break, let us reap the benefits of the two semester system and come back refreshed ...

Before You Tag That Photo

Some poor guy at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse recently got an underage. He was caught in the act… though Facebook. Tyrell Luebker tagged photos of himself in an album titled “Not Sober Fest”. He then accepted a friend request from a beautiful young girl named Jenny Anderson. Jenny was part of a ...

Don’t Be Shut In During Finals Week – Finals Week Prep

You’re doing it right.Finding a balance between serious study time and time for sanity can be extremely hard during finals week. Slaving over your desk might lead to you knowing everything there is to know about a subject, and you very well might get an A in class.  In that case, congratulations. For the people ...

Eating Healthy and Regularly During Finals – Finals Week Prep

For better or for worse, finals week changes our schedules around.  Whether it’s an 8am class, whose exam time is at night or the library extending its hours beyond its normal closing time. With these changes in schedule and the anxiety that comes along with the potentially busy schedule, we may hastily eat unhealthy foods ...

Presentations: Love Them or Hate Them, Here are Some Tips

Fickr User: vancouverfilmschoolIt’s getting to be that time of year again. I am talking about presentations.  Potentially the most awkward part of the college experience, groups presentations have all the makings for disaster on a number of fronts. Know How You Are Being Graded Before you do any work on the project, ask your teacher ...

HackCollege Xmas Lists: Mike

Apple Wireless Keyboard I’m kind of tired of just using my laptop and want more of a desktop like experience. Hopefully this two things will help with my posture and hopefully get more things done. Click to View on Amazon   modify remove     Griffin Elevator Ditto. Click to View on Amazon   modify ...