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Kill Jill’s Awesome Thing Of The Week: Giveaways

Posted in Awesome Things, Contests on August 7, 2009 by Jill

Yup, Kill Jill Goes To College is doing another fantastic giveaway. This time, it involves a nifty laptop bag, an HP notebook and a netbook. (I know, right? Totally awesome.)

The contest will start here on August 14th and end on August 18th.

I’m currently not sure what I’ll have you guys do in order to participate in the contest. But you can be sure that it will be creative. Borderline gross. No, just kidding. About the “gross” part, not the “creative” part.

The prize pack includes:

Here are the other great blogs working with HP for this giveaway.

Student Bloggers 12-16 Aug
Geekzone 13-17 Aug
Kill Jill Goes to College 14-18 Aug
Study Successful 15-19 Aug
Gear Live 16-20 Aug
CampusGrotto 17-21 Aug
Poorer Than You 18-22 Aug
Notebooks 19-23 Aug
ThePrereq. 20-24 Aug
Hack College 21-25 Aug
College Times 22-26 Aug 23-27 Aug
Green Panda Treehouse 24-28 Aug
Building Camelot 25-29 Aug
Mocha Dad 26-30 Aug
College Candy 27-31 Aug
Studenomics 28 Aug – 1 Sep
The 2.0 Life 29 Aug – 2 Sep
Geeks room 30 Aug – 3 Sep
Debt Free Scholar 31 Aug – 4 Sep
One Day One Job 1-5 Sep
Daddy Forever 2-6 Sep
Clinton Fitch 3-7 Sep
Zen College Life 4-8 Sep
Gear Diary 5-9 Sep

You can learn more about this giveaway and HP‘s nifty products here.

Last Chance to Enter: Brochure/Business Card Giveaway!

Posted in Contests on May 28, 2009 by Jill

This is your last chance to enter our latest contest, as I will be picking a winner on June 1st 2009.

The winner gets to choose between 500 customized brochures OR 1000 customized business cards.

Check out the contest page for more details!

Contest: Business Card or Brochure Printing Giveaway!

Posted in Contests, Links, Web on April 15, 2009 by Jill

Hey guys! Enter our new contest to win some cool personalized business cards (1,000) or brochures (500) printed by!

Photo by Oliver Beattie.

Photo by Oliver Beattie. is a leading online printing company that provides high quality printing at the most affordable prices.

How to Enter: Leave a comment at the end of this blog post, describing what you would use the free printing for.

Prize: 1,000 free standard size business cards for one reader and 500 free standard size brochures for one reader. You can choose from any of our stocks for these items.

Rules: Winners in the United States and Canada qualify for free shipping. Shipping fees will apply to winners outside these areas. Deadline is June 1st, 2009.

Attention Science Geeks: Microscopy Scholarship Available!

Posted in College Stuff, Contests, Links, Money Honey, Scholarships, Web on March 3, 2009 by Jill

I was contacted by someone from Aspex Corp about a microscopy scholarship they’re offering. They are seeking “innovative applications focused on supporting quality and or process control initiatives at industrial manufacturing facilities where SEM-EDS will be applied to support these efforts.”

Photo by Big Giant Squirrel.

Photo by Big Giant Squirrel.

Applicants will be required to submit a 1000 word abstract detailing their concept. The winner will be awarded $1,000 as well as an opportunity to co-author a poster with ASPEX at Pittcon 2010.

Majors: Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science
Contact: Aspex Corporation, 175 Sheffield Drive, Delmont, PA 15626
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Conditions: Undergraduate with a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: May 31, 2009
Award Date: June 30, 2009
Amount: $1,000

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

Aspex Corp is a world leader in SEM and Elemental analysis. Aspex offers several SEM Scanning electron microscopy which you can Demo. They offer free Analysis to anyone interested!

Kill Jill Turns One! :D

Posted in Blog News, Contests, Kill Jill, Links, Personal, Tra La La, Web on February 4, 2009 by Jill

Hey guys! Yesterday was my 21st birthday but I think it’s worth mentioning that today is Kill Jill Goes To College‘s first birthday! 😀

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Orient Automatic Watch giveaway! I’d like to announce the winner: Amanda. Your watch should be on the way very soon. Thanks for your submission. (Make sure to check out the website of Orient Watch USA.)

Also, The Fresh Air Fund is now accepting applications for counselors for this coming summer of ’09. They hire staff members with a wide range in some pretty amazing fields. They are looking for college-aged men and women who love to work with children. Anybody interested can find out more information here:

Giveaway: Orient Automatic Watch!

Posted in Blog News, Contests on January 17, 2009 by Jill

Kill Jill Goes To College is sponsoring a flippin’ sweet giveaway, in honor of the one year anniversary of this blog!


Visit the OrientWatchUSA website!

Here are the giveaway details, yo!


  1. People entering the giveaway must email me [jill(at)] or comment on this entry with an attached photo or a URL to an uploaded photo.
  2. The submitted photo must feature you being super silly and cool. (No nudity, extreme violence or profanity please.) If you’re attaching the photo to an email, please make sure it’s less than 2 MB. Thanks.
  3. Plus, you gotta feature the name “Kill Jill Goes To College” (or at least something about “Kill Jill”) in your submitted photo.
  4. Be creative! Be original! Be funny! Impress me.
  5. You can submit an entrance photo once a day until February 3rd. If you’re going to enter the giveaway more than once, you gotta send me a different photo each time.
  6. I’ll be posting the name of the winner here on February 4th! Please check back here to see if you’re the lucky winner.

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CFDAC004W0 Orient Automatic Power Reserve Men’s Watches
Model No.: CFDAC004W0

Approximate measurements:
Case Diameter: 38mm including crown, 34mm excluding crown
Case Thickness: 9.3mm

Dial: Crafted designed white dial
Case: Stainless Steel case and case back
Hands: Metallic Blue with luminous
Markers: Black colored roman markers
Strap: Stainless steel
Glass: Convex glass
Clasp: Push button butterfly clasp
Calendar: Date at 6 o’clock position
Water Resistance: 50m (5 BARS)
Movement: Self-winding Japan movement

Comes with:

Presentation Box
International Guarantee
Instruction manual

Automatic Watches

T-Shirt Design Contest at HackCollege!

Posted in Blog News, Contests, Links, Web on December 21, 2008 by Jill

The creative types among us might be interested to know that our friend HackCollege is holding a t-shirt design contest. Winners will receive one of the highly coveted t-shirts as well as one of their cozy sweatshirts.

Contest ends January 7, 2009. Click here for more details!