Why College Snow Days Are The Best
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Why College Snow Days Are The Best

And you thought they were fun as a kid.

Why College Snow Days Are The Best

Sure, it's easy to complain about the winter weather (especially in New England), but there are definitely some perks! Snow days were great when we were kids, but now being in college makes them even better. Here are a few reasons why getting snowed in could be your best day all semester.

1. The Anticipation

Everyone is constantly checking their weather app, trying to see if that 40 percent chance will get bumped up enough to cancel classes. You wait patiently for a text or email alert from the school president, praying to see the word "CANCELLED" in big red letters. And...you probably go to the liquor store just in case.

2. A Chance to Catch up on Sleep

As college, students, we know what exhaustion feels like. A snow day is the perfect time to sleep in, take a nap, or both in order to feel restored. Be your best you.

3. All Your Friends Are Here

Remember in high school when you had to beg your mom to let you go to a friend's house? You won't have that problem in college! All your friends are just a few minutes walking distance away, making this a much safer and more fun time to hang out.

4. Brunch

Snow days are the perfect time for your dining hall to open late and serve the delicious combination of breakfast and lunch. How could you be expected to choose between the two on a day like this?

5. Extensions on Assignments

No class time = no new assignments. Maybe you didn't complete the work for today in hopes of a miracle, and you certainly got one. You can say it was because of inside-out pajamas or an orange in the freezer, but really snow is what saved you from actually doing work.

6. An Excuse to Stay in and Watch Netflix

It is far too cold and wet outside to actually go anywhere. This is your chance to cue up the queue and binge watch all day.

7. Resourceful Sledding

You may not have actual sleds available, but a hill and a cafeteria tray or lid to a storage bin will do just fine! Grab your friends and anything you are daring enough to sit on while speeding down a hill and let the nostalgia begin.

8. Snowmen 2.0

Let's be honest, before you were in college your snowmen were not what you pictured. Now you're friends with art majors, strong football players, and engineers that can all work to make your dream come true.

9. You'll Never Have to Make it Up

Remember in high school when every day you missed was just added on to the end of the year? Now you know that won't ever be the case, so you can hope for as many snow days as you want.

Whether you choose to spend your snow day inside all bundled up with hot chocolate and a movie or rolling around in the snow, make the most of this free day off!

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