We found a thread on Reddit that asked: what are your best college life hacks?
The answers covered everything from going to professors’ office hours to scouting out the best bathrooms on campus.
Here’s some of the best advice we found:
1. Take advantage of the access you have to professors
“Find a professor that you like, and keep in touch with them often. Go to their office hours with questions, email them, and keep them in the loop in regards to your academic career. When you are applying for grad school, medical school, etc. you will need at least one letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your work, and that can attest to your qualifications. And no, your mum cannot write one for you.” — Wendy14618
“Go to office hours. 95% of the time, I’m sitting there on Reddit hoping someone will stop by. Every prof I know is in a similar state except the week before the test. We will absolutely help you out and you’ll get more out of the class than just showing up to class.” — Paraglad
“I volunteered to help my professors with research, by year 3 I was being paid $US9 an hour. Year 4 I was published in an academic journal as an undergrad. It opened many doors.” — Uploaded_by_iLurk
2. It’s not that hard to keep your room as hot or cold as you like it
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