36 Things I've Done This Week INSTEAD Of Buying My Textbooks
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36 Things I've Done This Week INSTEAD Of Buying My Textbooks

I guess I should probably get to the bookstore...

36 Things I've Done This Week INSTEAD Of Buying My Textbooks
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Every college student knows this scenario: It's the first week of the semester and you have a huge list of books you need to go pick up for your classes, and you have $400 sitting in your account to buy books. You have 6 reading assignments due by the end of the week. But regardless of all of these facts, you still haven’t made it to the bookstore.

Here are 36 things I’ve done this week instead of buying my textbooks.

1. Complained about how many textbooks I have to buy this semester

2. Complained about how much assigned reading I have this semester

3. Complained about how packed the bookstore probably is

4. Made an Excel spreadsheet of my assigned reading for the semester

5. Search for my textbooks on Amazon to see if they’re cheaper

6. Wandered aimlessly around Target

7. Wandered aimlessly around Walmart

8. Wandered aimlessly around the thrift store

9. Wandered aimlessly around the music store

10. Got a manicure

11. Gone through my tweet drafts

12. Watched an episode of "House of Cards"

13. Packed for next weekend’s trip

14. Scrolled through Instagram

15. Scrolled through Facebook

16. Scrolled through Twitter

17. Scrolled through Pinterest

18. Caught up on emails

19. Checked Blackboard

20. Answered texts

21. Got fast food

22. Called my mom

23. Tried on clothes at TJ Maxx

24. Looked at Spring Break flights

25. Did a face mask

26. Practiced doing my makeup

26. Went grocery shopping

27. Went to the gym

28. Took a walk around campus

29. Bought another Comfort Colors shirt

30. Made coffee

31. Took a nap

32. Went for a drive

33. Color-coded my planner

34. Sold my textbooks from last semester

35. Caught up on "The Bachelor"

36. Wrote this Odyssey article

I guess I should probably get to the bookstore...

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