10 Life Hacks for College Students
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10 Quick & Easy Life Hacks for College Students

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10 Quick & Easy Life Hacks for College Students
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College can be an amazing life experience. You can make so many new friends and awesome memories. However, sometimes adjusting to college life is not easy for anyone. Whether you are a freshman, senior, or a non-traditional student, college can be a real struggle. Sometimes even the simplest thing, like a discount on a meal or advice on the best way to study can be a lifesaver!

Here is a list of life hacks that could help to make your college lifestyle a bit easier.

Free Amazon Prime!

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Amazon Prime is so useful when trying to get books or supplies in time for the semester to start. Or, if you forgot to order them, then you can get them quick!

Resting Up After An All Nighter!

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A fifteen to twenty minute nap is the sweet spot for getting just enough rest to get you back to working hard!

Hans Zimmer on Pandora for Studying!

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Listening to classical music or music without distracting lyrics has been shown to improve retention while studying!

Study Help!

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Most students use quizlet or a similar tool, but this is just another option to help find good study tools!

Best Times to Study!

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Studying earlier can improve your retention rate of information!

Increase Retention Rates Even More!

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Not only does studying at certain times of day increase your retention rates but studying your notes within 24 hours of taking them is another way to increase your retention rates even more!

Sell Your Study Notes!

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After you are done with your notes, share them with others and earn some extra cash!

Chew Gum While Studying!

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This study shows that there is potentially a link between chewing gum and improved intellectual performance and that it can increase alertness!

College Students Need to Eat!

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Check out these restaurants in your area to see if they offer student discounts!

Plan for the Future -- After College Life!

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You can volunteer during college or after graduation to get help paying off student loan debt! Check out SponsorChange.org to see how you can get help paying off your student loans by helping others!

So, whether you are getting a free subscription, discounted meal, or a little bit of study help, these college life hacks will truly make your life a little bit easier. Make sure to share the love so everyone from the newest of freshman to the 5th year seniors and graduate students can take full advantage of these awesome life hacks!

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