5 Struggles Of Moving Back To College
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5 Struggles Of Moving Back To College

5 Struggles Of Moving Back To College

Christmas break is amazing for college students. We get to be home, we get to enjoy home cooking, and we actually get a break. It is no real shocker that there is an adjustment period when it comes to moving back in to school and readjusting to school life.

Here are five struggles every college student will go through when they move back in for spring semester.

1. Packing.

Packing is a disaster for most people. Anxiety spikes because you don't know what to pack and you cannot remember what you had in the first place. Tip: Make a list and check it twice.

2. The sound of your alarm clock.

Christmas break is a time for the alarm to be turned off for a while. We're finally allowed to sleep in and get some much needed rest. Well, not anymore! That 7 a.m. class is waiting for you, so wake up sunshine!

Tip: Start adjusting to your alarm about a week before you have to move in to get your body accustom to waking up early again.

3. You'll have to learn to love campus food again.

You can't have home cooked meals at college! So enjoy the food on campus because you'll be eating it for a while.

Tip: See if you can take some leftovers back to your dorm with you to slowly wean yourself off of the deliciousness.

4. Living with someone.

I love my roommate, but sharing the same small space with someone can sometimes be pretty hard, especially when you just had your own room again for a month. Be sensitive to each other's need for the adjustment period.

Tip: They're adjusting too, so be mindful of each other's space for a little while.

5. Homework.

Stick with your promise to yourself to be on top of your school work. You just had a month off from all assignments, so your brain should be ready to go.

Tip: Now is the time to get rid of that nasty procrastination habit that you have.

To all of my fellow college students -- have a great spring semester.

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