7 Tips To Surviving Spring Semester
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7 Tips To Surviving Spring Semester

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7 Tips To Surviving Spring Semester
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Spring semester has started and with it has come homework, deadlines, and the cold weather we all forgot about. Coming straight from winter break, diving back into school work is going to be an adjustment that many of us do not want to make. Many college students welcome spring semester with open arms as they get to see their friends again and regain the freedom of living away from parents. They forget that being on campus also means that they have to do things like homework and studying too. Hopefully these 7 tips will help you make it through the semester!

Dress for the weather!

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Please, please, please dress for what the weather is like at your college!!! If you go to a college where it is warmer at the start of spring semester then you don't have to worry about bringing a lot of winter things with you. However, if you go to a college that is colder during the earlier months of the year, bring some of your winter gear with you. Bring and wear your coat if it is cold. You do not want to get sick because if you get sick then you miss class and any important information given.

Keep track of your assignments.

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This one is so easy to do. You can keep track of due dates in a planner, your calendar, or even through the syllabus you are given by your professor for a class. There are even apps that you can use to keep up with your assignments!

Actually study for your tests. 

Study for your tests, even if you think you don't have to study or you feel like you know the information. Studying will help you recall and remember the information when it comes to actually being tested. Don't just try to memorize everything, it doesn't work like you think it will...trust me.

Make time to relax.

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If you are constantly pouring over textbooks and studying, you are going to lose your mind. Make some time to set homework aside and chill. Whether it's watching Netflix by yourself or hanging out with friends, just relax a little bit every once and a while.

Drink water. 

Staying hydrated will help you stay healthy. You don't have to drink a lot of water, you just have to drink at least 2-3 bottles a day. Bring a refillable water bottle with you and fill it up during the day.

Actually do the readings for class. 

Read for your classes. if you don't do the readings, you won't know what is being covered in class and you could miss out on things you may be tested over later. Don't leave all the readings until the day before the test. Sometimes the readings also cover homework questions. On that note, do your homework too!

Spend time with your friends!

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Okay, you're in college to further your education and get a degree for the job that you want. You also need to spend time with your friends. Get together and meet in person at least one time each week. Stay updated on what's going on in each other's lives, go off campus, just do something with your friends.

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