‘How To’ Posts

Finding Your Fitness Routine in College

College life is anything but structured, so it can take some effort on your part to create routines and schedules to keep your life and fitness on track. After leaving the 18 years of mom-made schedules, most college students prefer to simply go with the flow. If this keeps your to-do list clear and your ...

Easy Eats: Make Your Own Sushi

HackCollege’s Easy Eats is here to help you put down the potatoe chips with a new, easy-to-make recipe every week. Sushi is objectively awesome. It’s just a fact. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a great source of omega-3, high in protein and low in fat. But, despite how undeniably great sushi is, ...

5 Ways to Study Abroad Even if You Think You Can’t Afford It

You may have always dreamed about studying abroad in London, Paris, or Madrid, but the reality is that European capitals have the highest cost of living in the world. It makes sense: They’re desirable places to live, and there are lots of job opportunities for highly paid skilled employees. But you don’t have to decide to study ...

Best Ways to Organize Small Spaces

You’re not the only one who moved from a medium-sized bedroom to a two-person 12 x 12 dorm, but it may seem like it when you start moving your entire life’s belongings into what feels like a 3×5 index card. Don’t despair; we’ve got your back! There are actually a lot of best practices to ...

Take One Last Daycation to a National Park for Free

Last call for summer, so get outside and head to your nearest national park this Saturday. School’s back in session. I know, we’re sorry, too. However, here’s a good excuse to get in one last bit of summer before the weather turns and you’re up to your neck in midterms: this Saturday, September 29th, is ...

4 Ways To Get Things Done

Getting things done is tough. For example, it is a lot tougher than napping, thinking about getting things done, eating, smoking weed, and talking about all the great things you’re going to do. Unfortunately, that doesn’t get you places. Talk is cheap, especially in this economy. It’s action that matters. So how do you get moving? ...

How to Keep Fruit Flies at Bay

College students aren’t well known for their cleanliness, and as a result, you’re probably gonna run into a pest problem at some point in your college career. One of the most troublesome types of bugs around are fruit flies, which reproduce quickly and breed in hard to clean areas like sink drains. Here’s how to ...

Make Your Own iPhone 5 Charging Dock

Apple has rendered your other iPhone chargers totally useless to use with your shiny new iPhone 5. So what are you going to do? Hack one up yourself, of course! By our estimates, you could make this for under the $15 range assuming you have to buy the materials outright. Lifehacker (and CaseyNeistat, who made ...

How to Keep Your Clothes Smelling Fresh

Keep your roommate happy with these helpful tips. Let’s face facts: you probably don’t do laundry as often as you should. As a result, your gym clothes are likely retaining more of that musty, sweaty smell than those who have to be around them would prefer. So here’s a few simple suggestions that will keep ...

How to Improve Your Memory

Get the most out of studying with these tips to help keep your mind and memory sharp. As the new school year begins, it’s a good idea to brush up on how to get the most out of your study sessions before hitting the books. Luckily, a few simple actions can dramatically boost your memory ...

How to Buy the Right Bike for You

In the market for a new bike? We’ve got you covered. Getting around on a college budget can be rough. One of the most cost-effective forms of transportation is riding a bike; one initial investment can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars that would otherwise be spent on gas or bus fare. Plus ...