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The best way to survive the ramen years is to budget. But before we say anything else, listen up.

Never fear—creative, frustrated, and hungry humans just like yourself have found some pretty ingenious ways to make the hot-water-dried-noodle combo palatable again. Read on for 10 insanely cool ways to make instant ramen even more delicious. And remember: there's no wrong way to eat ramen!

Moving into a new dorm room? Bet you're excited to make it just like the lookbook from an Urban Outfitters catalog. The only problem? The same problem that has plagued college students since the birth of Top Ramen: MONEY. So how to get it to look the way you've been dreaming and madly pinning without robbing a bank? We've scoured the web to find you the cheapest and easiest do-it-yourself dorm decorating ideas. Read on to earn your degree in DIY!

Moving away to college is scary, yet exciting! Saying goodbye to your family and friends is never easy, but experiencing college in a place that's your very own truly is a treasure. Because we know this can be a stressful time in any student's life, we've composed a list of essentials for any student about to move into a dorm room. While you may not know your roommate, location of classes, or even your major, packing for dorm life doesn't have to be complicated!

How will you fit all of your things into a shared space slightly larger than a shoebox? Here are some easy and effective ways to pack as much as you can into a tiny room.

The amount of dorm "necessities" seems to grow every year—at least that's what companies want you to think. Here are a few of the most illogical items that the Sharper Image, Pottery Barn, and other interior design offenders have included in their dorm collections, in no particular order.

College students living on campus need to adjust to a life spent mostly in dorm rooms, lecture halls, the library, and the college bookstore. But they also need to adjust to that hallmark of dorm life: the communal bathroom. It's a pretty dramatic departure from whatever routine you'd established up to this point unless you grew up in a home with a couple dozen siblings.