Winter Break To-Do List

We all know how fast Winter Break flies by. One minute you’re watching Elf and chugging hot cocoa and the next you’re scrambling to find that missing pair of socks you’ll need to pack for the semester ahead. However, we’ve got everything you need to kick off the best semester yet! So sit back, relax, and watch a few more How I Met Your Mother reruns. You survived the first half of the school year (using our Back to School Survival Guide, obviously) and we’re here to help you finish it out right.

 

Check these items off your To-Do List this winter break and you’ll usher in the new semester with ease.

TO DO LIST:

[] Check your move-in times. Moving in during the first semester becomes such a production that the second time around seems like a walk in the park. However, most schools still ask that students moving back in arrive between very specific times – often determined by their residence hall and/or floor. Check your school’s website so you’re fully informed.

[] Pack layers. Spring weather is notoriously unpredictable. Rain, wind, and changing temperatures make it difficult to dress appropriately. Make sure to include clothes that can be easily layered and you’ll be ready for whatever Mother Nature brings your way.

[] Review and map out your schedule. Who wants to be late their first day? Make sure you know where you’re going and at what time. Store your schedule in your cell phone in case you need a quick reference.

[] Order your textbooks. Find your bookstore and figure out which textbook options works for you and your budget. Rentals help you save more than 50% of the cost and you can still write and highlight in the books!

[] Make a list of items you wish you’d had last semester. You know that moment when you say to yourself “If only I had a ______!”? Think back to each of those times and make a list. You’ll be better prepared for next semester.

[] Keep in touch with your friends from school. Last year we posted “Keep in Touch During Winter Break” and we still think it’s important now! Keep your school friendships going even when you’re not all living ten feet apart. You’ll feel even more connected when you get back.

What items fall on your to-do list over Winter Break? Post a comment below!

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