10 Essential College Hacks Every Student Needs to Know

When you started college did you feel a little overwhelmed?  Not only could you start partying like an animal, but classes got A LOT more difficult.  The need for balance and efficiency is of the utmost importance.  Without optimizing your time and lifestyle, you will get left in the dust FAST.  College is getting more and more expensive too!  Whether you are taking out student loans or using your parents hard earned money to get by, you want to make the most out of it.

That’s where college hacks and various study techniques come in to help you find success.  You are going to love all of these college hacks!  They are simple yet genius.  #8 is the best!

  1. Boost Your WiFi Signal

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    source http://exhibitmag.com/boost-wi-fi-signal-cola/

    This is how to make the absolute most out of those empty Natty Light cans!  Be careful not to cut yourself, you may want to use work gloves.

  2. Save Space with This Folding Technique

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    source http://lifehackprofessional.tumblr.com/post/57638036704/so-this-came-up-in-a-different-moment-but-i

    You can never be too organized!

  3. Speaker in a Bottle

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    source http://macleanpatrick.tumblr.com/post/57873982905/the-guys-had-this-brilliant-idea-to-fit-an-iphone

    If you want to amplify your iPhone for dorm room dance parties, this is the perfect technique!  Just cut out a slot and you’re good to go.

  4. Red Pen Trick

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    Stop pen theft with this trick!  The same goes for black ink.

  5. Scrambled Eggs in a Mug

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    source http://www.heartsandlaserbeams.com/2013/04/05/microwave-coffee-mug-recipes-scrambled-eggs/

    Cut back on cooking time by microwaving scrambled eggs in a coffee mug.  Clean up is a breeze!

  6. Optimize Your Microwave Space

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    source http://www.reddit.com/r/lifehacks/comments/1i20b6/i_could_never_fit_both_bowls_in_the_microwave_at/

    By stacking one bowl on top of a coffee mug, you can use all of that important space.  Are you starting to realize all the uses for coffee mugs?

  7. Tortilla Bowl

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    source http://www.reddit.com/r/CampingandHiking/comments/tmunm/those_of_you_who_hate_cleaning_your_bowls_buy/

    Feeling lazy?  Instead of using a bowl or plate, use a dirt cheap tortilla bowl!

  8. The Most Efficient Usage of a Binder Clip

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    source http://lifehacker.com/5641007/binder-clips-keep-beverages-stacked-in-your-fridge

    Stop your beer bottles from tumbling over with this genius hack!

  9. No Credit Card?  Don’t Worry!

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    source http://www.reddit.com/r/lifehacks/comments/1iru5z/this_one_has_helped_me_out_many_times_over/

    You don’t need a credit card to make charges.

  10. DIY Coffee Maker

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    source http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Cup-Coffee-Brewing-Cheap-Free-and-Easy/

    As you can see this technique is very simple.  The only thing you need that’s not pictured is some hot water.  The Styrofoam cup can be reused, simply change the filter.

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