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Procrastinating. Something college students know absolutely nothing about, right? Just kidding. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand that sometimes you’d rather wait to prepare yourself for the new school year.

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Use color codes to get organized for college

When the fall semester starts you have to hit the ground running as they say. Anything that can help you get organized will come in handy.

Keep yourself organized by using the color coding system. (Credit: everything-home)

Keep yourself organized by using the color coding system. (Credit: everything-home)

One way to organize your life is by using color codes in your file system, note taking and even in your closet. Let’s look at some ways that you can color code your life. Read more

Create a bucket list to make the most of your summer break

Summer break is just around the corner and it’s time to make your bucket list of must-do adventures. Instead of the usual summer reading, make this one crazy summer that you’ll never forget. Let’s take a look at a few ideas of what you need to do before the fall semester begins.

Taking a road trip with friends is an excellent bucket list item.

Taking a road trip with friends is an excellent bucket list item.

Why make a bucket list

A bucket list is a list of things that you want to do before you die. If you haven’t made one, then it’s time to put one together. After all, you’re more likely to get something done if you’ve written it down. Read more

The end of summer vacation: How to begin preparing for the fall semester

College campusWe’re nearing the end of summer and you know what that means — the beginning of a new school year! While you may not be as excited as some of us (OK, maybe it’s just me), you will have to do a bit of work to organize yourself for the upcoming fall semester. Prepare now and you’ll be thanking yourself later!

First things, first

You’re going to need to get back into a normal sleeping routine before your semester actually starts. Read more