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What To Do Before the Semester Starts, From a Lazy College Student

Whether you’re heading to campus this semester or braving the storm of remote learning, now is the time to get your shit together.

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Winter break is winding down and classes are starting up soon. After weeks of dragging your ass around your parents’ house and sleeping for 12 hours a day, it can be difficult to get back in the swing of things.

So, I’ll give you a few tips right now before they come in the form of a long paragraph from your mother. And also some things she wouldn’t tell you.

Buy your books and actually look at your schedule

This sounds simple until you wake up hungover on a Monday at noon only to realize you missed your 10:15 A.M. class. And we both know there is no such thing as a “syllabus week.” It is a syllabus day and then it’s full speed ahead.

So, you’re going to need those books. Do yourself a favor and take the 30 minutes out of your life over break. Future you will be glad.

If you haven’t been, start drinking