8 Things To Do To Keep You Occupied During Thanksgiving Break
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8 Things To Do To Keep You Occupied During Thanksgiving Break

Nothing says "Thanksgiving break" like never changing into real clothes all day.

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8 Things To Do To Keep You Occupied During Thanksgiving Break
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Some universities only get two or three days off for Thanksgiving break. Or, if your university is like mine, you get the whole week off go go home. A whole week off is a long time. I'm not complaining, because I'd rather have a whole week off than three days, but there is a lot of down time. Here are some ideas as to what you can do to get the most out of your Thanksgiving break.

1. Reunite with friends from high school

The Thanksgiving break of my freshman year of college was when I really got to see which of my high school friends I actively wanted to be friends with after graduation and which I was friends with only because I was in classes with them for four years straight. With these friends, it can be fun comparing our daily lives from different colleges and reminiscing on how awful high school was. Go to a coffee shop and catch up!

2. Go to the gym

Because there's truly nothing more exciting than running into that guy from your graduating class who posts snapchat stories of him lifting weights at your local gym in order to try and impress the ladies. But also, Thanksgiving meal carbs. Ugh.

3. Start a new Netflix show

Take a break from all that homework I know you're getting ahead on. Find a new show that you can binge watch during your vacation.

4. Sleep

We all know there's never enough of that in college.

5. Cook

Because sometimes in college you don't have access to vegetables/fruit/a kitchen.

6. Organize your home closet for the month's-worth of clothes you'll be taking back with you for Christmas break

If you think the three suitcases I took home with me for this one week of Thanksgiving break is too much...think about how many clothes I'll bring back home with me in a few weeks.

7. Start making your Christmas list

All of the holiday gift ads are coming out this week!

8. Or start shopping for your family/friends' presents

With all that money that a typical college student has, right?

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