It looks like our college students are finally getting ready to head back to school for the 2017 fall semester! Whether you are attending college for the first time or returning for one of your final semesters, there is no doubt that preparation is important! Between the initial packing process and the final arrival, these tips will help you through the process smoothly. Here are three back to college tips for you and/or your college student.
Most people can agree that packing can be extremely tedious and frustrating, especially when having to decide what to bring and what not to bring. Sometimes we think we need to pack that shirt we haven’t worn in three years just in case. Check out this awesome blog on clothing to pack for school for some basic guidelines!
For an overall checklist, take a look at this one. From school supplies to dorm essentials, you’ll be sure not to forget anything!
2. Survival Guide
A survival guide can be a smart choice that is extremely helpful to incoming freshmen. There are so many aspects of college-life that may come as a surprise, but coming from previous college-goers, receiving a heads up will be important. One of the most popular college survival guides (for all students) can be purchased here.
There is also a survival guide specifically tailored towards dorm living, which is also an adjustment for most students.
For those students who do not have a meal plan, learning how to cook on your own, or even deciding what to make for that matter, can be stressful. But, don’t worry! There are plenty of resources available to you. Here are 10 recipes for college students that will surely keep you full, satisfied, and ready to learn.
If you’re specifically looking for healthy, fast, and cheaper meals, this is a great resource. Attending school doesn’t have to restrict your good eating habits, or take too much time out of your day!
Here’s to a great upcoming semester and an even better year! I hope these tips will help assist you in the college process.
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