7 Things You Can Do On Spring Break When You're Broke
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7 Things You Can Do On Spring Break When You're Broke

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7 Things You Can Do On Spring Break When You're Broke

It's spring break season! Time to break out the flip flops, swimsuits, and shorts for a getaway in paradise. But what if you're not so inclined? You hate the beach, or you hate traveling far away, or you just don't have the money to go. These are real problems college kids face this time of year, so here are some ideas so you don't go insane for a week.

1.) Take yourself out to dinner.

Whether you go to an expensive sushi restaurant or to McDonald's to get a $1 cheeseburger it still counts. We all need the stress relief of the simple pleasures in life that come with food.

2.) Sleep in.

Let's face it, all these 8 ams are taking a MAJOR toll on everyone. A simple 4 day snooze is what we all need at this point.

3.) Go home.

I don't know about you but I really miss home. I miss my mom and dad, my dogs, the home cooked meals. At this point in the semester, going home would be like going to a 5 star hotel but with dogs.

4.) See old friends.

What I've come to realize is that usually during your freshman year people, rarely go on extravagant spring break trips, so most of my friends will be back home during this time. I especially excited for this because I haven't seen them since Christmas break.

5.) Hang out with family.

Like I said before, I really miss my family. I'm a whole 3 hours away and with track season in full swing I can't just go home whenever anymore. So it'll be a real treat for me to be able to lay in my mom and dad's bed talking and eating foods that don't come out of a can.

6.) Go shopping.

I know for this one you would need a little money, but sometimes just walking around a mall window shopping is just as fulfilling. Especially going to Goodwill to look at the dresses and vests. Absolutely a great time.

7.) "Self care."

Remember, this is called a break for a reason. Do whatever you need to do to set yourself back to neutral. Whether that's doing face masks, taking a bath, sleeping, or just watching tv, do what makes the stress go away. That's the whole point of spring break to me anyway, to get back more refreshed and ready to take on the rest of the semester.

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