Good afternoon Badgers!

Living on your own for the first time is one of the most fun yet challenging experiences you will have. With that being said, we’ve decided to let you in on a few secrets (not really) but these are a few very helpful websites to make the transition a bit easier! Whether it’s deciding what to cook for dinner with the few ingredients you have or trying to track your spending, these websites will make life a whole lot easier!

Here they are:


This website allows you to put in what time you need to wake up the next morning, and will give you the best times to go to sleep in order to achieve the best sleep!


Can’t stay off of Facebook while studying for an exam? Use KeepMeOut to block certain websites.



Recipepuppy lets you search for recipes using the ingredients you already have. No need to make extra trips to the grocery store!




Amazon is amazing for finding deals on electronics, and other school supplies you might need throughout the year. They also have FREE two-day shipping for students!





Mint can help you set budgets and track your spending. The best part? It’s FREE.



If you want to find a deal on pretty much anything, check out WagJag. Location based, you can find all deals in the area. This is also great for gift-giving and finding fun activities on a tight budget.



If your looking for cheap flights, hotels, and car rentals, Skyscanner searches the best hotel suppliers to find the best deals. Perfect if you want to go away for reading week, or need to fly home.


What did we miss? Comment below and tell us some of your most useful websites!