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    29 Ways To Hack Your College Dining Hall

    All the cool stuff you can make with your meal points.

    Because eating in college doesn't have to suck. That's why we're here.

    All photos and hacks originally appeared on Spoon University.

    1. Southwest Breakfast Burrito

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    Yes, this is made in a crappy dining hall. Learn how here.

    2. French Toast in a Mug

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    For when you need brunch but they already started serving lunch. Make it like this.

    3. Deconstructed Taco On-The-Go

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    Late night or for class, this is the hack of the century.

    4. Mason Jar Pasta Salad

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    A little from the pasta station, a little from the salad bar, some meat from the sandwich spot and you're golden. Full ingredients here.

    5. Waffle Sandwich

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    Because waffles > white bread. Learn how to hack it here.

    6. DIY Shirley Temple

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    Wizardry. Hack right here.

    7. Copycat Portillo's Cake Shake

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    Make-shift at its finest. Here's how.

    8. Chipotle Burrito Bowl Jar

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    For when you're on the go. Here's how.

    9. Chocolate Overload Oatmeal

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    Dessert for breakfast. Here's how.

    10. Cream Cheese French Toast with "Caramelized" Bananas

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    Sunday hangover brunch, anyone? Here's how.

    11. Veggie Delight

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    This sandwich though. Learn how to hack it here.

    12. Stacked Waffle Parfait

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    Oh my gooey-ness. Hack it like this.

    13. Taste-Just-Like Apple Pie

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    This combo of flavors legit tastes like the real thing. Learn what they are here.

    14. Fairy Bread

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    Janky, but sweet. Deets here.

    16. Healthy Banana Split

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    So damn easy. Recipe here.

    17. Belgian Waffle Sliders

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    S'cute. Here's how.

    18. Makeshift Deviled Eggs

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    Easier than you'd think. Info here.

    19. Savory Oatmeal

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    Porridge no more. Learn how to upgrade here.

    20. Pizza Panini

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    Hybrid like a champ. Learn how here.

    21. Dessert Panini

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    Enough grilled cheese. Nutella here.

    22. Dining Hall Bruschetta

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    Bougie. Here's how.

    23. Pico de Gallo

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    Make use of that salad bar. Easy recipe here.

    24. Root Beer Float

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    Betcha never thought you could indulge in the dining hall. Learn how here.

    25. Tater Tot Grilled Cheese

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    Waiting in line for the waffle maker is suddenly worth it. Full recipe here.

    26. Tabouleh Panini

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    27. Pizza Mac

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    All you need is some Easy Mac and a trip to the salad bar. Full deets and 6 more Easy Mac hacks right here.

    28. 3-Ingredient Baked Apple

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    So fresh. Here's how.

    29. White Wine Sangria

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    All you need is to bring the wine. Recipe here.

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