Posts Tagged ‘College Experience’

How to Test Out and Get Your Degree Early

College can be a very stressful experience. Gone are the days where one can work part-time at a fast-food restaurant during the summer months, while paying for an apartment and a full years’ worth of tuition with the funds. We live in a generation of loans, where if one does not want a loan, education ...

Welcome to Freshman Week 2014

Last year, HackCollege organized its first ever Freshman Week. While students were preparing to head to college for the time or just getting settled in, we decided it was fitting to dedicate an entire week to articles that focused on helping freshmen transition smoothly into college life. This year, we’ll work on tackling even more ...

Why You Should Study Abroad in College

More people regret the things they didn’t do more than the things they actually did.  While there are certainly flaws to this statement, it tends to hold true when talking about studying abroad (and a few other instances pertaining to college). I wouldn’t be surprised if many of you have already started planning a study abroad ...

8 Pros and Cons of Living On Campus in College

Whether you are living on campus now or thinking of going back, you know there are some serious downsides to living in university-owned housing.  Personally, I feel every student should live on campus at least one year (the first year typically works best). We’ll get into the benefits of it later, but first let’s take ...

How to Stop Worrying and Accomplish Your Goals

The idea of success can be a daunting concept for everyone, but particularly for college students. On the one hand, you’re young and have your whole life ahead of you. On the other, though, you have all the short-term pressures of assignments, classes, and short-term projects; combined with the long-term worries of earning a high ...

5 Things to Take Away From Your College Experience

College is a time to flirt with irresponsibility, check a few things off that under-aged bucket list, and experiment with just how much beer and fried foods you can consume. Whether you’re the valedictorian, or the class clown, there are a few things you just can’t leave college without. Savings Sounds ridiculous, I know. Who ...