Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Summer: lauded as a time of glorious freedom, but for many it instead means a shift from the classroom to temporary employment. But just because most of your time is dedicated to minimum-wage labor, summer classes or family obligations, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have some great adventures. Whether you’re a summer camp cook, ...

8 Things to Do or Learn Before Freshman Year

There are still a few weeks of summer left. That’s enough time for a few more lazy afternoons and some good times and adventures with old friends. But with freshman year looming on the near horizon, it’s also time to start taking concrete steps toward being ready for your first semester of college. 1. Do ...

How to Travel Abroad on a Budget

Traveling offers students the chance to broaden their horizons and experience new cultures. It is one thing to read about a culture or a particular world landmark and another to see it up close and in person. Budget difficulties hold many potential travelers back, however, as they begin to add up costs associated with flights, ...

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Break

Ready, set, summer! *Cue the typical “school’s out for the summer” music.* Whether you’ve been out for a few weeks already (like me) or you’re just now starting to think about summer break, you’ll soon enough find yourself with little to do and a boring summer awaiting you if you haven’t prepared for it. Maybe ...

5 Tips for Planning Summer Travels

Summer is all about leaving your troubles behind and relaxing as far away from “ordinary” as possible, right? For some, that’s the backyard; for others, that’s Thailand. If you’re preparing to travel during your summer break, there are a lot of variables to consider when making your plans. Check out these tips before finalizing your ...

6 Summer Hazards to Avoid Over Break

Summer is here, and we’ve got at least another six weeks to enjoy the beautiful weather, the break from school, and the loose morals that come along with it, right? Well, before you get too crazy in the heat, make sure you’re aware of these summer hazards so you make it through your vacation safely. ...

5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Vacation

If there’s one thing you’re going to miss most of all once you graduate from college, it’s probably going to be your summers off. Even though plenty of us take classes or work, there’s nothing like having a nice three-month break from monotony every year, so you might as well take advantage of it while ...

How to Spend Your Last Summer Before College

News flash, kids: You’re getting older. And for a lot of you young HackCollege readers out there, this may be your last real summer before college. You may not even realize it yet, as your last few days of high school come and go, and your summer begins, how truly different your life will be ...

3 Great Weight Loss Apps for Your Summer Diet

Several years after the saying, “There’s an App for that,” was coined, the statement couldn’t be truer today. We’ve got apps for just about everything under the sun, both free and paid. As we head into summer, I’ve compiled a list of great weight loss apps to help you with your summer diet, so you ...

9 Things to Do Before the Semester Starts

I make the same exact mistake pretty much every semester. I wait until the last possible moment to register for my classes and have to take whatever I can get. I don’t even buy supplies until at least a couple of weeks into the semester. But for the upcoming semester, I’ve been on top of ...

10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories This Summer

Summer is HERE! Tis the season to burn more calories, right? Heading out for a workout isn’t always easy, especially when you’ve got so many barriers — work, summer classes, hangovers, exhaustion, laziness, etc. Not to mention catching up on TV shows you missed during finals! Well, relax, here’s an awesome list of 10 ways ...

(Almost) Guilt-Free Summer Cocktails

No matter what any skinny cocktail says, there’s really no alcoholic beverage that can be classified as completely “guilt-free” when it comes to health and calories. However, you can make smart choices when you head out for drinks and parties with your friends this summer. The biggest culprit in many alcoholic beverages is sugar, so ...

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