Category Archives: Campus life

College Hacks: Soda Bottle Speakers

Sometimes you need a sixty-second dance party during a study break. But your phone’s dinky little speaker isn’t going to cut it. What will cut it is a 2-liter soda bottle. Cut a slot for your phone, cut off the … Continue reading

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College Hacks: Easy Bookshelves

Don’t chuck those handy plastic moving crates in the trash when you’re done moving into your college living space. And don’t worry about having no place to store them. Tie those crates together with a few zip ties and boom: … Continue reading

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College Hacks: Caffeine, Your Nap’s Secret Weapon

Did you know it takes about 20 to 30 minutes for caffeine to kick in? It’s true. If you’re looking for a quick bit of shut-eye but don’t want to feel groggy after, drink some coffee and nod off – … Continue reading

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College Hacks: Improvised Coffee Maker

Maybe you can’t have a coffee maker in your dorm room. Maybe your coffee maker is on the fritz. Maybe you don’t have six bucks to shell out at the local coffee joint. No problem: a disposable cup can filter … Continue reading

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College Hacks: Soda Can Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is life, and the data must flow. If you’re working somewhere on campus (or at a coffee shop, or in a library, or at a friend’s apartment, or…) and the Wi-Fi signal leaves something to be desired, cut open … Continue reading

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College Hacks: Gummy Bear Study Buddies

Nothing breaks down a wall of text like a little color and a bit of tastiness. Break down your reading with gummy bear prizes – every time you get to a new section or paragraph, you get a tasty treat. … Continue reading

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College Hacks: The Foolproof Alarm

Absolutely need to sleep but absolutely can’t miss a morning (or afternoon) class? All you’ve got to do to amp up your phone’s alarm power is drop it an empty glass. And while you’re at it, set it across the … Continue reading

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Exam Cram Care Package

Every semester in college brings exams, and exams may mean cramming a lot of studying into a short amount of time. If your student’s looking at some serious cram time, give them a little extra help with an Exam Cram … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home Care Package

Even if your student is eager to get caught up in university life, we’ve got no doubt they’ll get a little homesick from time to time. Send them some of the comforts of home with a No Place Like Home … Continue reading

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Keep It Clean Care Package

Their first time away from home, college students get wrapped up in study, friendship and college activities, and they might let the little things slide. Help them stay fresh with a Keep It Clean Care Package, which can include: • … Continue reading

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