11 Types OF Emails In Every College Student's Inbox
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11 Types OF Emails In Every College Student's Inbox

7. Emails from professors- Tell us if grades are in or if a class is canceled. Otherwise, it can probably wait until we get to class.

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11 Types OF Emails In Every College Student's Inbox
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As spring cleaning is upon us and the semester is almost over, I decided to clean out my email inbox this week. I realized as a college student I get a lot of different types of emails and some are important while others, I delete immediately (or mean to delete and have them sit in my inbox for months, which is why I have so much to clean up at the end of each semester). For all my college students, these are the 11 most common emails I have in my inbox.

1.Emails from your academic department office

These are always opened, skimmed and then kept because they have important information in them, but by the end of the semester you realized you never went back and you have 50 of them in your inbox.

2. Emails from the university's official email

They keep you informed about what is going on at your school, but it is kind of repetitive considering the same information is everywhere else on campus too.

3. Emails from the university police department

Basically, they tell you where you can and can’t park.

4.Google Docs invites

They way every college student does a group project. Whoever creates it has basically signed up to be the group leader.

5. LinkedIn notifications

They send me every notification from my profile I barely even have to check the actual profile.

6. Assignment submission emails

That satisfying “ding” after submitting an assignment is one of the best emails you get as a student.

7. Emails from professors

Tell us if grades are in or if a class is canceled. Otherwise, it can probably wait until we get to class.

8. Work emails

Just as important as school emails but come less frequently.

9. Student organization emails

Thank you for the reminder about the meeting tomorrow because I sure didn’t remember (especially when they only happen once a month)

10. Shopping emails

Why did I give Bath and Body Works my email after that candle sale? I never shop there and they email me every day at least. The last thing I need is another shopping email.

11. Junk emails

Anything that does not fit into the above 10 categories or that end up in my spam folder.

Best of luck for the end of the semester and hope this inspired you to clean out yu inbox because, after 4 months, it probably needs to be organized.

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