‘Quick Tips’ Posts

Quick Tips: Advanced Google Search Features

Google search: every college student uses it, but not everyone uses it equally. At one end of the spectrum is the kid who hunt-and-peck types h-t-t-p-:-/-/-w-w-w-.-g-o-o-g-l-e-.-c-o-m into Internet Explorer before typing a fourteen-word question into the search bar. On the opposite end is the ninja who can find secret ancient documents just by looking at ...

3 Quick Tips to Beat Negative Perfectionism

By nature, perfectionism sounds great. The drive to always perform, and not settling for second best or mediocrity can’t be a bad thing, right? In reality, however, negative perfectionism is your worst enemy. Not only because perfection is impossible to obtain, but because it often leads to failure simply due to the fear of failing ...

Quick Tip: Sell Old Textbooks Now, Buy Back Later If Needed

Purchasing textbooks outright is usually associated with high costs when compared to renting and other alternatives. On top of the high price, you may only use certain books for a semester before they become expensive display pieces on your bookshelf. To help offset the costs associated with buying textbooks, try selling them as soon as ...

Quick Tip: Can You Become a Morning Person?

While developing good habits is challenging — often physically and mentally — they do help us maintain a healthier and more productive lifestyle. Over at 99u, Sasha VanHoven wants to develop the habit of waking up early in the morning. She’s heard about all the benefits from successful people and wants to follow in their ...

Quick Tip: The Easiest Way to Wrap Headphones

Quick Tip: The Easiest Way to Wrap Headphones

There’s no shortage of ways to wrap headphones and avoid tangles. If you’re looking to just get them put away fast, you’re probably wrapping them around your smartphone and stuffing them in your pocket (then scrambling to unwrap when Mom calls). Other ways include¬†wrapping the cord around a few fingers while holding one end with ...

Tips to Protect Online Accounts and Information

Chances are you’ve had problems with malware or viruses in the past. You may have even had one of your social networking or email accounts compromised at some point. The threat of cybercrime is very real and not as personal of an attack as some may think. It’s often a shot in the dark, with ...