Get Good Grades in College

How To : Get better grades

The only things that will get you into a good college is persistence, a will to learn, and of course… grades. If your grades are lacking that oomph they need to impress the schools and your parents, there's a few ways to aid in improving your scores. With a little effort and f ...more

How To : Get good grades in high school

In this tutorial, we learn how to get good grades in high school. First, make sure you get a good nights sleep and have a good breakfast. Also, make sure you are sitting next to people you don't want to chat with. Also, make sure you do your homework and have it ready before y ...more

How To : Get an Ivy League scholarship

Ivy League schools are a students wet dream, but not everyone can get into them. Even fewer get scholarships for them. But in recent years, Ivy League universities have raised the number of scholarships they award to students. More students are seeking awards, making the appli ...more

News : My Game

Where were you in 1993? Thinking about starting a tech company? Starting elementary school? Awaiting a 1996 Daft Punk party after which you would be conceived? It's been eighteen years, but the game that solidified my dorkdom for good is still coming out with new sets, still f ...more

How To : Calculate your GPA step by step

Ever wanted to know what your GPA score is? Your GPA is your grade point average, which is a measure of a students achievement in college. This means all your grades are averaged and your are given a cumulative "GPA". Most colleges and universities will figure up your scores f ...more

Night People : A Bad Vibes Label Profile

Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more

Hacking macOS : How to Hack a MacBook with One Ruby Command

With just one line of Ruby code embedded into a fake PDF, a hacker can remotely control any Mac computer from anywhere in the world. Creating the command is the easy part, but getting the target to open the code is where a hacker will need to get creative. Ruby is just one wa ...more

How To : Start your term paper research

Katherine Miller teaches the secrets of starting your term paper research by using concept mapping method. Use a large sheet of paper and a marker to map out our ideas. First take an example like "Succeeding at college and grades" and write down the factors affecting your goal ...more

How To : List transferable skills on your resume

Learning to highlight transferable skills on your resume is good for recent college graduates or if you are new to a job field because it shows that you have good characteristics that can be applied to your new job. For example, showing your communication skills is very import ...more

How To : Use Your Kindle 3 eBook Reader Device from Amazon

According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more

How To : Stop procrastinating

Need to stop procrastinating? Well, this is a very good guide on how to be disciplined. Why be one of the ninety percent of college students who procrastinate when you can be one of the ten percent who don't?

How To : Answer medical school interview questions

Medical school, quite the undertaking! You've gotten the good grades and made sure your MCAT scores are good, but interviews aren't your strong suit, are they? Don't worry! In this great video, Dr. Robert Hasty goes over the in's and out's of the interview process for admissio ...more

News : Life Of A Common Boy

I am Joshua Stalsworth, the 6th grader with good grades who's great at sports. This is my first blog, so don't expect it to be "OMG! MOM COME READ THIS" good. I'm jest telling about my days. Like on Thursday, this 8th grader was rubbing on me.Well, that's all I got. See Ya!Oh ...more

How To : Use quotes in academic writing

The producer of this video is Chaya Radin from the Massbay Community College, Academic achievement center and her video is titled "The effective use of quotes in academic writing". It teaches students how to learn effectively, the topic that is focused in this video is very us ...more

How To : Do the upside down coffee cup office prank

Watch this video to learn this funny prank to play on your friends. This is highly recommend for college kids. It's good to use in the office on a coworker, your boss, or on your roommate. This is a very simple and highly effective prank. Use this as inspiration for one of you ...more

How To : Easily write a great thesis statement

Ahh, the thesis statement. Two words I haven't read or heard since I was in college. Two words that tortured me for a good year in high school. Anyway, this video tutorial gives you an understanding of what a thesis statement is and how to write a great one. Pay attention and ...more

How To : Write a great timed essay in class

Getting nervous about a timed essay coming up in school? In this six-part video of a writing class discussion, learn from Fullerton College professor Mark Fullmer some tips & tricks on how to write a "damn good" effective essay while being timed in class. Time management, essa ...more

How To : Furnish an apartment with practically no money

You can't be a couch potato without a couch. So stop squatting around and listen to these hints to learn how to furnish your apartment with practically no money. You will need: investigative skills a dose of humility a keen eye Tip: Time your curb shopping (aka dumpster divi ...more

How To : Take good notes in class

Do you write down everything you hear—then get overwhelmed when it’s time to study? Save time—and improve your grades—with this note-taking system. Learn how to take good notes in class with this Howcast guide. You Will Need * A notebook * A pen or pencil * Attentiveness Ste ...more

News : CAN WE HAVE MOVIE POSTERS LIKE THIS AGAIN PLEASE?

Film posters are rubbish. That wasn’t always the case, but somewhere along the way the wrong people took over and film posters went from something you’d want in a frame on your wall to something that isn’t even palatable outside a cinema. Tyler Stout, an illustrator from Washi ...more

Abstinence : The Video Game

There is an abstinence game being created by the University of Central Florida with $400k+ of taxpayer money. The game is directed at middle school girls to help them handle and cope with sexual advances. From the article: Fox News Orlando reports that the University of Cent ...more

News : Top 10 Pranks for the College Freshman Dorm

We've gathered some of our favorite pranks with the seasonally appropriate for all you college kids out there. You're more than likely cohabitating with a complete stranger, and what better way to make a good first impression and develop a strong personal relationship than sub ...more

How To : Treat restless leg syndrome (RLS) with medication

Restless legs syndrome has been receiving a great deal of attention from the medical world, and that?s good news for sufferers! New medications can help alleviate symptoms significantly. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of ar ...more

News : Ron Paul Endorsed By Rapid City

LAKE JACKSON, Texas – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul was endorsed today by the Hon. Jordan Mason, City Councilman, Ward 4 of Rapid City, South Dakota. In making public his endorsement, Councilman Mason said he was doing so as a private citizen and not on beha ...more

Important Astronomers : Isaac Newton

In my opinion, Isaac Newton is definitely the number two astronomer, right below Galileo Galilei. His discoveries were very important to uncovering the secrets of space, and he deserves to be remembered. Isaac Newton (January 4, 1643 – March 31, 1727) Isaac Newton was born t ...more

How To : Use Skype

Skype is definitely a revolutionary software for keeping in contact with your loved ones. It's a phone on the internet! What couldn't be good about that? If you are in Orlando, your spouse is at a conference in El Paso, your daughter’s at college in Raleigh, and your son is wo ...more

How To : Convince your parents to let you date

The best way to show your parents that you are ready to date is by being responsible. Document just how responsible you are and present them with possible, mind-easing dating options and you’ll be dating in no time. If you’re more than ready to start dating, but your parents ...more

How To : Treat athlete's foot

Sweating or leaving your feet damp after showers can lead to athlete's foot, a skin rash that targets damp, covered areas. Learn about treating athlete's foot from a doctor in this medical how-to video. Take Action Dry feet after a shower Keep feet dry Use Lamisil® About thi ...more

NR50 : The People to Watch in Mobile Augmented Reality

While the world is only recently becoming aware of its existence, augmented reality has been around in some form or another since the '90s. In the last decade, with the advancement and miniaturization of computer technology — specifically smartphones and tablets — AR has becom ...more

How To : 3 Brilliant Culinary Uses for Bad-Tasting Vodka

In my opinion, vodka gets a lot of undeserved flak. It seems like most people have a bad experience in college with a plastic bottle of vodka and never go back. I can't blame them; it took me a few years after graduating college to start to enjoy vodka again—but now I adore it ...more

How To : Make a Smartphone Projector for Less Than $5

There's nothing better than gathering up all the cushions, pillows, and blankets in your home and having a good ol' fashion movie night. But if you're still rocking the old 19-inch TV your parents gave you in college, you may want to upgrade to something bigger. If you've got ...more

News : How Gut Bacteria Can Make Chemo More Effective

We can add one more health effect of our gut bacteria to the growing list. Researchers from the UK have just reported that the gut microbiota plays a role, both directly and indirectly, on the toxicity and efficacy of chemotherapy. Their findings are published online in the j ...more

News : Fish Sauce—The Ultimate Umami Bomb

I grew up eating Korean, Japanese, and Chinese food, but it wasn't until college that I experienced Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Once I started, I couldn't get enough of these cuisines. The dishes had an incredible richness and savor that I couldn't identify, but whatever it w ...more

Real Scenarios #2 : The Creepy Teacher [Part 2]

In part one of this tutorial we found out that your English teacher is a paedophile, by using a Man in the Middle attack to intercept his internet traffic. Now you're faced with the dilemma of how to alert other staff at the school to how creepy he is without letting on that ...more

How To : Create a Basic Attendance Sheet in Excel

If you're a teacher in any type of school, whether it's high school, college, or middle school, it's imperative that you keep an attendance sheet. The paper and pen route can get pretty messy, and very disorganized, and that's where Microsoft Excel comes in. With this software ...more

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