Work Smarter, Not Harder: 7 Tips For Hacking Your Way Through College

Hackers are innovators. Hackers are people who challenge and change the systems to make them work different; to make them work better.” –Logan LaPlante, 2013 TEDx Talk on Hackschooling

College can be costly, time consuming, and challenging. But it doesn’t have to be. Hack your way through college with these useful tips.

1.   Impress your professors and fellow classmates with your on-the-spot smarts by planning in advance.

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2.   Avoid paying for costly campus meal plans. Surprisingly, a coffee maker works great for cooking noodles, hot dogs, oatmeal, and even steamed veggies without the need for a full kitchen.

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3.   Don’t forget about student discounts! In addition to local options, big brands like Apple and Sony offer tons of ways for students to spend less.


4.   Never show up late to class again – amplify the sound of your phone alarm with this cool trick.

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5.   Make studying more enjoyable by setting milestones that are rewarded with a sweet, tasty treat.

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6.   Avoid spending money on a new phone charger every few months by making sure yours doesn’t break easily.

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