Reminder Of What To Look Forward To In The Summer
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Reminder Of What To Look Forward To In The Summer

Summer is right around the corner... you can smell the chlorine and sunblock.

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Reminder Of What To Look Forward To In The Summer

The end of the semester is finally here and students can breathe! No more boring lectures, no more 8 AM classes and no more staying up to write papers. Summer is the cure to the stress we've endured for the past nine months. Whenever the semester ends, I always find myself squealing out of joy and playing "What Time Is It?" from "High School Musical 2". It's my favorite summertime tradition.

There's so much to look forward to in the summer, now that school isn't the main concern. There are days in the pool, where tanning and being in the refreshing water is so damn luxurious. There's nothing like the cool crisp water washing over your sweat-ridden body. There's the amazing food to look forward to, especially the cookouts and barbecues. Grilled burgers and hot dogs beat the mediocre-at-best dining hall food. It's just something about being outside and enjoying good food with people that aren't necessarily students.

Sleep, sleep, and I can't stress this enough, sleep. Even if you're working in the summer, you're guaranteed to have so much more sleep than you did throughout the past semester. If you're working, you get to at least go to a place that'll give you money for your time spent there. If you're not working, then time is yours and sleep is eternal.

For those that prefer to socialize, socializing and hanging with friends is the highlight of summer. Who needs a "You up?" text from someone you're crushing on when your best friend texts you "Down to go bowling?" Summer is the absolute best time to spend days with people you care about and doing something fun. If it's going to the movies or an amusement park, or even just binge-watching a show together, summer is always the best time of the year to do those things. After all, summer is all about creating memories.

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