So in 2 weeks I am going back to college. Last year I didn't have money to buy a coffee maker, and since I was in a small room with no room mate, I relied on getting coffee from the university cafe. Anyway, this year I have enough money and want to get something. I was going to get a regular autodrip machine, small and good to brew a few mugs before my 8:30 class. Anyway, I went to NYC for a few days and found a small coffee shop. It was close to closing time, so it was quiet. Anyway, I got to asking the guy who got my coffee/tea what he suggests. He showed me a simple pour-over filter and electric kettle. In case you don't know what that is, its basically a plastic cone that holds a coffee filter. Add coffee grinds and pour hot water. This helps since I can use the kettle to make tea as well without having to buy another device (since, with the coffee machine, it heats up the water inside, but not quite boiling). So, for those who actually know coffee very well (since others wouldn't be able to judge the results), how would you compare results and use of coffee makers vs a pour-over.