Being back on campus is always an exciting time. The start of a new semester brings with a fresh start to be not a “new” you, but your best you. Strive for success in the classroom. Follow your passions. Challenge yourself. The new school year is here, so embrace it—starting from the very first day!
Don’t let the opportunity for greatness pass you by! We’ve mapped out 11 things you MUST do to ensure you have the best semester ever! Check out our tips below and get ready for an A+ fall!
1—Chop off your locks. Switch up your color. Try a new part. It’s a new semester, try out a new look! (Photo via @n_agem)
2—Get an organizer to get organized and stay organized (and productive). (Photo via @tstacyy)
3—Who said flair was just for your denim? Personalize your computer with stickers galore to make those study sessions (a bit) more bearable. (Photo via @_justinedela)
4—Find a mantra to carry you through the stress and chaos of studying, group meetings and, well, everyday college life. (Photo via @lauriseirl)
5—Goal: get your local barista to nail your go-to coffee without actually having to order. (Photo via @oliviableeker)
6—Don’t press snooze for the third time. Use those ten minutes to eat an actual breakfast that isn’t a granola bar or leftover slice of pizza. Your body, brain and Instagram feed will thank you. (Photo via @itstrendychelsea)
7—Step away from the sweatpants! Throw on an actual outfit and dress for success (and for fashion’s sake, duh). (Photo via @_iamsimplyk)
8—Make time to read something that isn’t a textbook or Instagram caption. (Photo via @gabscherer)
9—Spend an equal amount of time in the library stacks as you do with pancake stacks. (Photo via @threadedco)
10—Don’t dread the walk to your 8 a.m. lecture—embrace it. Take in your surroundings and all the beauty that makes up your campus. (Photo via @samhannes)
11—Find and explore a passion outside of the classroom. Note: Netflix doesn’t count. (Photo via @nebraskajones18)