Hey Badgers!

As I’m sure you know, it’s not easy being a student. With having to pay for tuition, food, student loans, and rent— it really adds up. While on a budget and living with a hectic schedule, we also know that sometimes we have to make do with what we have.

While browsing the web, you’ve probably stumbled upon some helpful life hacks that can make things a bit easier on yourself. While, here’s a collection of life hacks found online that can be beneficial for us— the broke-but-endlessly-creative university students.

1. Cups out of plastic bottles

Simple and convenient, especially for those days when you don’t want to do the dishes.

2. Hair straightener as a clothing iron


Ladies, this probably isn’t news to you. Nothing is worse than throwing on a nice blouse before class and realizing that theres a crease in the front of it. A hair straightener is a quick and efficient way to fix that problem.

3. Rubber bands to separate toothbrushes

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Because how gross is it when your toothbrush is rubbing against your roommates toothbrush? Well, here’s a quick fix to that. Rubber bands ensure that your toothbrush and theirs stay just where they are.

4. Use a mug to maximize microwave space!


Being able to heat two bowls at once? Life changing.

5. Pizza Box as a dust pan


Simple and convenient!

7. Coffee pot doubles as a noodle maker!


Coffee pots can be used for many life-hacks, including making pasta or any other food that needs to be boiled. Just make sure you wash it out first before your roommate decides to make their morning coffee!

8. Increase storage space in your closet with the tabs from your drink cans!

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It’s important to keep organized, but sometimes it’s hard when you only have so much room to do so. This simple trick helps maximize your closest space, and who doesn’t want that?


Life-hacks can be beneficial to any student, so be sure to follow these convent tricks so you can hack your way through university, and not have to worry about the crease in the front of your shirt, or the lack of room in your closet!

1 Comment

  1. Ashley says:

    The coffee maker life-hack got me 😮 ! When the struggle’s real…