Posts Tagged ‘Organization’

Minute Hacks: How to Organize Your Desktop

Minute Hacks: How to Organize Your Desktop

Is your desktop looking a little cluttered? Here are a few tips to help you gain control: 1. First things first: If you’re just moving your files into “Documents”, create shortcut folders on your desktop, but limit the number of folders. For example: Create an “Actions” folder for items such as forms to fill out ...

Hacking Your Spring Break

For most of the HackCollege readers, spring break is right around the corner. For me, I’m halfway done with break. As I write this, I’m sitting in the Animal Kingdom section of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida looking at the animals from the room that I’m in. I think it goes without saying that ...

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 ...

The Variety of to-do Lists

There are so many different kinds of to-do lists that people use to keep themselves on track and motivated to be productive. In this article, we will look at three different kinds of to-do lists and how they’re effective in their own ways. Daily to-do lists This is your normal kind of to-do list that ...

Why You Should Be a List Making Master

I am an avid list maker.  Lists keep me focused, organized, and keep my priorities in check.  I have lists for everything – things I have to do, stuff to read, items to buy someday, recipes I want to try, crafts I want to make, etc.  Literally: everything. I get such a wonderful sense of ...

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 ...

5 Google Calendars That Help Increase Daily Productivity

College students are busy people, constantly juggling a million different things at once.  Keeping up with that busy schedule can be challenge and therefore, it is important to keep a detailed calendar. My personal calendar philosophy requires the calendar to be easy to update, aesthetically pleasing, and most importantly: mobile.  I need it to be ...

Achieve Your Resolutions: Remember the Milk

Over the next few months, as people draft their New Year’s Resolutions and 2012 predictions, I’ll be providing tools to help you Achieve Your Resolution – valuable webapps and web sites that I’ve found in the past year that help achieve popular New Year’s Resolutions. Remember the Milk is a webapp that helps you do just ...