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8 Drinks Every College Student Needs To Have Ready If They Want To Survive Their College Experience

Hydrate or die-drate, my dudes.

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8 Drinks Every College Student Needs To Have Ready If They Want To Survive Their College Experience

Whether sipped near a warm hearth, snuggled up in wool blankets or guzzled via a funnel, we all have our favorite drinks out there. Some wake us up, others help us go to sleep; some of them help us feel wild and free and others are there just to help us get up and stay awake the morning after a game day. Here are just some of the drinks that you simply can't manage the entirety of the college experience without.

1. EmergenC

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Tangerine, raspberry--whatever flavor it may be, get it now! Drink it up, because you are back on campus and that means SICKNESS. It's two weeks in and I am already getting sick; it's "already going around." Consume that Vitamin C, baby! You'll thank me later, because being sick on game day is the last thing anyone wants.

2. Throat Coat Tea

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Can't speak? Painful every time you swallow? Put your big kid pants on and drink some Throat Coat. As a former choral singer, I attest to this remedy. It is not the best flavor in the world, but, with a dash of honey, you can get it to go down. It will feel like heaven and will help exponentially. You need it more than you'll ever know.

3. Green Tea

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Little tired? Does coffee make you jittery? Shoot for some green tea. A small pick-me-up with good flavors. I prefer mint or lemon; it's a wonderful add into any chilly fall day. Plus, green tea brings you those good benefits health-wise, so...you might as well. I like to pretend green tea fixes all my problems, even if it really doesn't.

4. Hot Cocoa

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Gamedays may be hot right now, but give it a few and the midwest will show you who's boss. Hot chocolate is that cute little drink that's oh-so versatile. You can spice your pregame up by adding some minty flavored things (a wink, wink), if you are of the age, of course (a college wink, wink).

5. Coffee

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The nectar of the gods that propels us all on our day. It makes us alert and focused--or so we propose it does. Plus, if you have this on hand, it should hinder your spending on Starbs and 'Bou and any of the other five million other campus places where you can get coffee. 2 a.m. study seshes during midterms and finals call for AT LEAST a couple cups of coffee, don't fool yourself. If you aren't into it now, just you wait: I'm living proof of that statement.

6. Energy Drinks

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For that BANG of energy you need, when you can't handle another cup of coffee. This will electrify your soul and get you moving. 12 page paper due? Done, five minutes, tops. It gives you wings, rage and the ability to do things SUPER SPEEDY. Whatever you want to call it, sometimes that heart-racing resurgence is the pep talk you needed.

7. LaCroix

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Love it or hate it, you will eventually start to drink it. It's a college thing; you are never too cool for a cool LaCroix. The perfect mixie that is also hydrating and won't run you on a sugar high. 10/10 would recommend keeping a few these babies cold in your fridge.

8. Water

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Yes, plain 'ol water. You need this to hydrate your life. Stop living off of only Hamms and drink some water, fool. You need this to be healthy. So, hydrate or die-drate, my dudes. Get on the H2O train and drink it till you can't drink no more.

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