The Month of August for a College Student
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The Month of August for a College Student

The Sunday of summer.

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The Month of August for a College Student
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If you're the typical college student, the month of August is a big deal for you. The month of August is like the Sunday of Summer. It's the month where it's time to get yourself together and ready for the fast approaching fall semester. It's the month where Target becomes the zone of a back to school shopping spree frenzy. Bookstores are overflowed as students pile in with their lists. Here are a few things you may be up to in August if you're a college student.

1. Mental Preparation.

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That's right, of course that is number one. You've been on vacation for far too long now and you know the semester is about to hit you like a ton of bricks. Better get back in to gear now.

2. Hitting Up Your College Buddies.

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Whether it's the group chat, face to face or just casual social media interactions you know you're getting ready to see everyone again and you're more than excited for it.

3. Lists, Lists and More Lists.

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Whether you're making supplies lists, packing lists, or a last minute summer bucket list, you're attempting to get all your stuff together.

4. Shoppin' till you're Droppin'.

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Back to school sales are at an all time high right now so you know it's that time of year to get all the supplies you think you will need. Stock up on printer paper, pens, and paper clips while you can.

5. Books.

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By now you may have already compiled a list of the text book materials you need for the next few months. Now it's time to actually do the real hunting - bargain hunting. Text books are expensive and if you're buying all your textbooks from your schools expensive book store you're crazy. Online options often have great deals but it is best to look at as many websites as you can to get the best one and trust me it is worth it.

6. Emailing.

Some professors may have already emailed your class to welcome them back, and also to welcome their workload. I'm sure blackboard is already stockpiled with homework and your schedule and financial aid needs are needed to be attended to.

7. Spending Time at Home.

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Relaxing and soaking up the rest of your vacation with your loved ones is definitely a good way to spend the last few weeks of freedom (and home cooked meals!), especially if you live at school.

8. Work, Work, Work.

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All those summer jobs are coming to a close so it's time to work it up (and then Save, Save, Save).

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