It's that time of year of year for students to return back to school, including college.

If you have a college student in the house heading to the dorms check out these school hack survival tips for college life.

Pretty interesting and creative ways to survive the dorm and/ or off campus living.

- Use your pen clip as a chip clip bag.

- Use the toilet paper cardboard insert as an organizer in drawers or on desks for pens and pencils.

- Make your lock screen display on your phone  your semester schedule. You'll always know where your going.

- Use an egg carton as your lap top cooling plate. No more hot legs when typing those papers.

- Pizza boxes make great dust pans.

- Cook your pasta in your coffee pot.

There's plenty more great ideas to simplify college living with these life hack tips here.