12 Ways To Spice Up Your Student Life
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12 Ways To Spice Up Your Student Life

What to do when you need a change.

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12 Ways To Spice Up Your Student Life
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1. Switch up your studying spot

Studying in the same place every day can be boring, so why not broaden your horizons? If your go-to area is the first floor of the library, head to the basement. Typically study in your dorm? Go to a cafe!

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2. Audiobooks

Reading is riveting, but it’s not for everyone all the time. Need to give your eyes a rest? Get some of your books on audio so you can not only still be “reading” but multitasking, too!

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3. Rearrange your dorm room

Sometimes, a small change in the interior of our humble abode is all we need. Make your room more homey by adding some decor, or simply rearrange what’s already there.

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4. DIY's

If you’re a crafty person, this one’s for you! There are so many simple DIYs, from knitting a scarf, to origami. You’re a creator, and the world is your oyster.

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5. Try new tunes

Listening to the same music every day can become monotonous. Instead of sticking to your staples, foray into the endless stream of playlists on Spotify and acquaint yourself with the unknown.

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6. Group study sesh

Studying alone is commonly necessary, but sometimes, studying with friends is much more enjoyable, as you can all share your common sense of strife with one another!

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7. Hammocking

Chill out in a tree and read, sleep, study, or binge-watch whatever you want.

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8. Color code your life

Use a variety of colors for your pens, keep an off-hand supply of construction paper, or paint your face. Live life in color!

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9. Push social boundaries

Become a social pariah. This may or may not have consequences, but honestly, who cares? Forego the need to conform. Say and do whatever pops in your head! At the very least, your life will get a little spicier (maybe not in a favorable way).

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10. Shop online

Shopping is therapeutic, and buying new things is exciting. If you can’t go to the store, just get on your laptop. You’ll have a nice surprise waiting for you a few days later!

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11. Have a movie night

Grab some friends after a hard day’s work, order some pizza, put on a movie, and soak in the good vibes.

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12. Join a new club

If you’re desperate to add something new to your life, the most sure-fire way is to join a group of people doing something that you’ve never done before. You’ll meet new people, and your life will gain new, interesting layer.

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