Everything You Need to Get Back to School

Whether you’re heading to college for the first time (congratulations!), Returning for a second, third, or final time – or returning to high school or high school, our Back to School roundup has everything you need to make the transition. as smooth as possible.

Here’s a roundup of our best back-to-school stories. For more information visit our Back to School tags page .

Benefits of Student Health Centers You May Not Know About

Depending on where you go to college, there is a good chance you will shell out good money for student health care every semester. These on-campus services and clinics include more than just quick visits to the nurse or doctor. There are usually many other benefits you will want to take advantage of.

Little Known Benefits of Varsity Fitness Centers

Fighting a fifteen year old freshman doesn’t mean your choices are limited to treadmills and weights. University fitness centers are filled with amazing and fun facilities to help you get in shape, develop healthy habits, and even relieve stress before your exam. Best of all, this is free for many students.

Use these student discounts to save money on everything you need for college

Your first year of college is expensive . You will need clothes, textbooks, gadgets, toiletries, food, perhaps even furniture and shelter. Basically, a ton of shit that your parents paid for in your entire life. Luckily, your nice student discounts can make this transition easier.

The sneaky, hidden costs of college life (and how to save it)

College is getting more expensive every year. And beyond the crazy tuition, there are a number of trickier, hidden costs that can drain your wallet when you get back to school. These costs can rise quickly, but there are some easy ways to cut and save money. At the very least, knowing about them can help you improve your budget a little.

How to make the most of the tiny space of your new dorm room

Welcome to the new dig, college students. Hope you enjoy sharing a tiny space with one (or more ) roommates. Before you move, here are a few tips to help your small lot go a long way, especially in a shared living environment.

The best gym equipment for your dorm room

If you live in a small space, you might think that your exercise options at home are limited to training without equipment, mostly bodyweight training . However, a suspension system or a pair of dumbbells can open the door to many new exercises without taking up a lot of space or stretching your student budget.

How to Eat Good in College (and Avoid Fifteen-Year-Old Freshmen)

Have you heard of the notorious ” Freshman 15 ” (or 20, or 30)? It is named after a phenomenon in which new college students are reported to gain an average of £ 15 by their sophomore year. Although there are many explanations for this weight gain, the main one is poor dietary choices. Don’t worry, we will help you with this.

How to eat right when your roommate eats like shit all the time

If you’re trying to eat healthy in college, there are many forces at work against you: limited budget, limited dining choices, and of course, your friends and neighbors. We’ve helped you eat and navigate the college cafeteria . We will now help you eat well next to your Pac-Man roommate.

Best note taking apps for students

In high school or college, you spend a lot of time taking notes. You have several different options for this purpose , and which one is best for you, depends on your style of doing notes. Your best bet is to choose software and stick to it so you don’t have to worry about moving things around later. Here’s how to make the right choice right from the start.

Lifehacker Student Package

Each year we compile a list of Lifehacker application packages for each operating system. In the spirit of these lists, we decided it was time to make a list for students preparing for school. Whether you are using Windows , Mac , Android or iPhone , we’ve got you covered.

10 best ways to supplement your school budget

Whether we want to admit it or not, it’s high school season again. This means that both parents and students are preparing to spend a ton of money preparing for the lesson with laptops, school supplies, clothing and accessories. Here’s how to save money and keep cash in your wallet.

How to get your kids back to school before summer ends

Lazy summer days are coming to an end, which means it’s time to start preparing your child for more scientific thinking. Here are some tips on how to get them out of lazy mode and make the transition easier for both of you.

Don’t worry if your child develops head lice

If you hear that your child (or one of their friends) has lice, your first reaction may be a mixture of disgust, panic, and a desire to sanitize everything in your home. That would be overkill. Head lice are not a health hazard, and even drug-resistant ” super lice ” can be eradicated with the right treatment.

How to make your child’s lunch fun even if you have zero artistic ability

Parents these days seem to be treating lunch packaging as a competitive sport, creating truly creative midday dinners for their youth . Not all parents are gifted with ham origami techniques, but that doesn’t mean their kids have to suffer from lackluster performance. Follow these tips and you will have a truly impressive meal.

How to pack a healthy lunch box for your kids

The kid’s packed lunch has a lot of work to do: it has to fill their belly, be tasty enough not to be thrown in the bin, and healthy enough so that you don’t feel the guilt associated with juice and twinky.

The Complete Guide to Saving Money on Textbooks

With student loan arrears at an all-time high, the high cost of textbooks is further damaging. Save tons of money this year by buying your textbooks the right way.

How to choose the perfect laptop for school use

Great time to buy a laptop. Discounts are back to school, and new models appear on store shelves. We’ve talked about how to pick the perfect laptop , but if you’re heading to college or even back to school and don’t know what you’ll need, it’s going to be more difficult. Don’t worry, we will help you with this.

Are Chromebooks Good Laptops for Students?

There’s a lot to love about Chromebooks. They are economical, have many options, and are powerful enough to get the job done. If you’re a student buying a laptop for school, it can be quite attractive. For some students, a Chromebook is a smart buy, but for others it’s a nightmare waiting in the wings. Let’s see where you fall.

For more tips and tricks to make your early days in class a little easier, your first time in college more manageable, or to make your kids’ first day anywhere easier for everyone, head over to our Back to School tags page and read more!


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