‘How To’ Posts

How To Have A Better Self-Relationship

This Valentine’s day, you’re in a relationship. No, not with the person you made out with last night in exchange for breadsticks, you breadstick-loving weirdo. You’re in a relationship with yourself. Love it or hate it, you’re stuck with yourself. Even if you wear a cool fake mustache, you’re still the same you. So, knowing ...

Reduce Procrastination by Developing a Productive Lifestyle

I consider myself a connoisseur of productivity apps. That’s not something I’m proud of though, considering the reason behind my expertise. I’m a chronic procrastinator. Accepting this flaw and recognizing why it affects me has been a long process, but don’t congratulate me just yet. Acceptance is simple and requires no action. I’ve learned that if ...

How to Meet People in College

I’m an extrovert. That means college is more or less a social buffet for me, and if my GPA is any indication, I over-indulge. There are a few reasons to go out on a Monday night, but “my friend’s girlfriend’s sister is back from China” isn’t one of them. Still, a few of my friends ...

12 College Organizational Tips

Life can get pretty hectic at times, especially for a college student. With classes, homework outside of the classroom, sleeping, eating, family, jobs, and anything else in between, we are trying to juggle everything the only way that we know how to. Here is a compiled list of things that you can do to make ...

How To Remove, Unsubscribe, And Delete Your Unused Online Accounts

Your personal data is valuable, and you should have more control over who has access to it.  Enter AccountKiller.com — your one-stop shop for disabling, de-activating, and removing yourself from select services that you no longer want to use anymore. This site makes it easy to unsubscribe yourself from Facebook, Skype, Spotify, Groupon, iTunes, Twitter, ...

How To Avoid Being Tracked Online

When we come to college, oftentimes we buy a new laptop to use for school. This point can come right before you start your college career or in the middle of it, and when it does, it is our duty to ensure our own identity and our computer’s security protection packages are all squared away. ...

Tips For Dressing Well In College (For Guys)

As a college student you’re probably reading this wearing a nice comfy hoodie and pair of sweats or your favorite jeans. Sound anything like you? Well, it’s time to put your big boy pants on (literally) and start dressing better than a 14 year old that just spent his life savings at Abercrombie and Fitch. ...

Party Hosting 101

Party Hosting 101

Time to talk about everyone’s favorite college-time activity, partying. More importantly, how to host a good party. I like to think of myself as a pretty knowledgeable party thrower, and being successful at it isn’t as easy as it looks. Every good party essentially has 5 things: Music, Games, Drinks, People and Safety. Music This ...

How To Make Great Memories In College

The spring semester at college can be sluggish: It’s the same people and the same atmosphere as last semester, so it feels safe and comfy. With half the school year finished, all the students have a little more solidarity. The seniors are at peace with their final semester, and the freshmen finally have their first ...

BROpener: The Most Convenient Bottle Opener Ever

BROpener: The Most Convenient Bottle Opener Ever

I’m sitting here on the eve of the end of my Winter Break (I know – I wish it wasn’t so, either), and I’m reflecting on my visit home. There’s been a lot of proverbial fireworks – Christmas, getting to see family and friends, and a lot of college football, just to name a few. ...

How to Bounce Back from Failing a Class

It happens to the best of us. We take a class that we’re skeptical about every semester and we end up getting a failing grade. It’s okay to cry about it, but once you’re done doing that, learn from it. Here are some things to look at if you failed a class, and how to ...