Consider a Laptop for Your College Computer

Desktops are great and all, but most people will tell you that laptops are much better for college. While I use both, and see the advantages of both, here are some reasons why you should choose a laptop over a desktop for your college computer. Laptop Advantages 1. Mobility It’s all about mobility these days. … Read more Consider a Laptop for Your College Computer

College Can Be Pretty Sickening Sometimes

When you’re living in dormitories, or have roommates, when one person gets sick, it usually means other people are soon to get sick. For example, I am now dealing with a sinus infection that was passed from my friend to me, and now my roommate is sick too. Thinking on this, I’ve come up with … Read more College Can Be Pretty Sickening Sometimes

Biggest College Ripoffs — And How to Avoid Them

For some reason, college students seem to get scammed quite a bit. Unfortunately, all of the scams and rip-offs cannot be avoided, but there are some good ways to help ease the pain. Here are some of the biggest rip-offs on college campuses, and some suggestions for avoiding them. Textbooks There may be no greater … Read more Biggest College Ripoffs — And How to Avoid Them

A Response to 9 Survival Tips for College Freshman

I was doing some research for another article when I came across a post on eyeRmonkey called 9 Survival Tips for College Freshman. It’s full of great advice for any first year student. I’ve decided to expand on those points and add some of my own insight. 1. The first week defines the rest of … Read more A Response to 9 Survival Tips for College Freshman

A Reply to Tech Items You Won’t Need On Campus

I recently opened up my browser and observed an article about tech items you won’t need on campus. I’m sure the author, Robin Raskin is quite intelligent, but this list is woefully inaccurate, and very out of touch. So, I’ve provided a rebuttal to everything listed. While the article maintains you don’t need the specific … Read more A Reply to Tech Items You Won’t Need On Campus

101 Things I Learned During My Freshman Year of College

I was reminiscing about freshman year with my friend the other day, which got me thinking, “what the heck did I learn my freshman year?” I suppose I learned a lot of things, I forgot some others things (math being one of them, as I took my last math class ever and decided I was … Read more 101 Things I Learned During My Freshman Year of College

18 Overlooked Things Everyone Should Bring to College

When it comes to bringing things for college, a lot of people make the mistake of packing stuff they don’t need, or forgetting to pack stuff they will need. Everyone knows that you need to take clothes, sheets, a micro-fridge, and a computer. However, I recently came across an article about 8 overlooked items college … Read more 18 Overlooked Things Everyone Should Bring to College

14 Software Applications Every College Student Should Have

I firmly hold the belief that every college student these days needs a computer. Of course, whether you go for the laptop or the desktop is up to you (I personally use a desktop). However, no matter what machine you’re using, there are certain applications that are a must have. Some are needed simply for … Read more 14 Software Applications Every College Student Should Have

11 ways to avoid salesmen pollsters and religious zealots on campus

If you’re a college student in need of some extra cash, you should probably get a job while you’re at school. If you are largely responsible for paying for college, then you should definitely get a job in school. There are many different jobs that a student can have. I decided to list, and provide … Read more 11 ways to avoid salesmen pollsters and religious zealots on campus

11 Best student jobs to have in college

If you’re a college student in need of some extra cash, you should probably get a job while you’re at school. If you are largely responsible for paying for college, then you should definitely get a job in school. There are many different jobs that a student can have. I decided to list, and provide … Read more 11 Best student jobs to have in college