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How to Stay Healthy in College

Sometimes the combination of classes, homework, meetings, jobs, and maintaining a social life can have college students, like myself, forgetting about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It is hard to find…

Sometimes the combination of classes, homework, meetings, jobs, and maintaining a social life can have college students, like myself, forgetting about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It is hard to find the time! Developing healthy habits makes it easier for college students to stay healthy both now and in the future. Getting sick just slows us down and makes it harder to keep up with everything! These tips don’t take much time or even much mental energy, so working them into your life isn’t a hassle. Here are the top 4 ways to stay healthy in college.

  1. Drink lots of water. This might be the easiest way to stay healthy. Staying hydrated helps your concentration and keeps you from overeating. It also helps give you more energy! Keep a bottle of water in your backpack at all times.
  2. College students tend to run themselves ragged. I can vouch for that. Stress can cause so many problems with your health, so making time to de-stress (even if it is just watching one episode of a tv show or reading a chapter of a book for fun) gives your mind and body a break from the stress.
  3. Get some sleep. I know “yolo” is a thing, and you want to do everything you possibly can and live life to the fullest, but that isn’t always healthy! Pulling all-nighters to study because you put it off, or hanging out with friends until the wee hours of the morning leads to sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation leads to headaches, reduced brain function, weight gain, and even sickness. Try and take short naps or get to bed on time as many days as possible.
  4. Wash your hands. Sickness is passed so quickly on college campuses, and washing your hands can be a savior when you can’t afford to miss class because you came down with something. It is such an easy way to prevent tons of illnesses.

Life is better when you show your body some kindness!

XOXO, Chels

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Tips For Applying to College

One of the most daunting of all the college related tasks is the applications. They can be long, tedious, and intimidating! Here are a few tips on how to make…

One of the most daunting of all the college related tasks is the applications. They can be long, tedious, and intimidating! Here are a few tips on how to make them more manageable and less miserable.

  1. Start early: This may be the most important tip of all! Starting the application process early will ensure you don’t feel crunched for time and stressed. It will also give you more time to proofread your essays and make sure that your work is A+.52489696
  2. Find a proofreader: If you have a grammatically gifted family member or a favorite high school English teacher, have them proofread your essays before you submit them. This will help ensure your essays are grammatically sound and that the content is good.
  3. Apply smart: Don’t apply to Harvard if you don’t picture yourself going there. Only apply for schools that you are interested in. Don’t waste your time with others.
  4. Keep track of deadlines: Staying organized during the application process will keep you sane. Use a planner or an excel doc to help track when applications and letters of recommendation are due. The worst thing in the world is realizing that the application to your dream school is due tomorrow and you haven’t even started it!

Hopefully this helps my fellow students out there to prepare for college aps!

Good luck,

XOXO, Chels

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How To Save Money In College

As most of you know, I am back from college. But, when I was there, money was a worry for me, and I know it is a big worry for…

As most of you know, I am back from college. But, when I was there, money was a worry for me, and I know it is a big worry for my friends who are in school. College is crazy expensive as we all know. How do you save money when you have to pay for textbooks, food, tuition, and more! Having a job is almost a must, and it is difficult to do that and balance your course load and social life at the same time. So, to ease your (and my) worries about saving money during college, here are a few tips.

  1. Buy used textbooks: And then sell them back! Or rent them. Chegg.com is a great resource for this. Or you can even post the books on Facebook when your class is over and see if any of your friends need that book and can buy it from you! This is a much cheaper option over buying new textbooks.
  2. Sell unneeded things: Do you have a closet full of old bags, clothes, games, or anything of value that you just don’t use anymore? Sell it! Every few dollars helps.college-scholarships
  3. Shop & spend less: I know it is tempting to do a little retail therapy, especially after a tough exam, but resist the urge! There are other way more important things to spend your money on, like savings and tuition. When you do shop, shop with a purpose and only buy the thing you came in the store for. Also, shop at discount stores like Tj Maxx and Marshalls! I love those stores. And another thing, when you are out shopping, ask if they offer student discounts before you check out!
  4. Apply for scholarships, buy your own food, and make your own coffee: Scholarships are free money, so apply for as many as you can! Also, instead of going to Chipotle for dinner, eat on campus or buy your own groceries and make a bunch of meals with them to save money. This goes for coffee, too. You can find yummy coffee “recipes” online that taste just as good as Starbucks, and for a fraction of the price!

Making small changes in the way you live during college can really help your wallet out. Only spend what you have budgeted, and keep track of what you spend. Saving money, no matter what amount, is so beneficial to you in the long run, and your future self and student loans will thank you!

XOXO, Chels

 

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How to Stay Healthy in College

I just started college a few weeks ago and am loving every minute of it! One down side? Being surrounded by thousands and thousands of people every day means sicknesses…

I just started college a few weeks ago and am loving every minute of it! One down side? Being surrounded by thousands and thousands of people every day means sicknesses travel fast! This is a well-known fact about college campuses. Also, being so busy with class and work and trying to maintain a social life leave little time for self-care! Having a busy schedule can cause you to neglect your health, so here are some tips on how to stay healthy in college! I will be following these closely, trust me, ain’t nobody got time to be sick, and nobody wants to gain that freshmen 15!download-2

  1. Have healthy dorm room munchies on hand: One easy way to avoid the feared freshmen 15 is to have healthy snacks around. When you are sitting in your room studying or hanging out with friends or have just had a stressful day, it is easy to reach for some comfort food. Keeping HEALTHY comfort food around can help keep you on track to keeping your freshmen 15 at bay. Also, eating healthy helps ward off sickness! When your body is healthy and strong it is less likely to get sick.
  2. Get that 8 hours in: Sleep, for heaven’s sake! I know that college is about having fun and making friends, but sacrificing sleep is a big no-go. Lack of sleep can cause you to gain weight, break out, get bad grades, and just be all around miserable. Plus, sleeping through class is not an option!
  3. Don’t get lazy: Most colleges have really nice work out facilities, so USE THEM! Grab your roommate or a new friend you met in class and hit the gym. Most people gain weight in college because they reduce their sleep and exercise and raise the amount of food they intake.

These are just a few tips on how to stay healthy during college. Best of luck to all of my fellow college students!

XOXO, Chels

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Easy Dorm Room Meals

I know there are going to be times when I want something to eat but I am in my dorm room and don’t want to walk all the way to…

I know there are going to be times when I want something to eat but I am in my dorm room and don’t want to walk all the way to the dining hall or don’t want to go out because I have way to much homework (..or laundry to do..). Lucky for us hungry college students stuck in our dorms, there are easy, (sort of) healthy meals we can make in our microwave with only a few ingredients. Stock these ingredients in your fridge so you are ready to go the next time you don’t want to venture out for food. Here are a few yummy recipes you can make in the comfort of your dorm.download

  1. Microwave mac ‘n cheese: Mac ‘n cheese is a staple “college student” food. I mean, who doesn’t love its cheesy goodness? Why buy a single serving cup of mac ‘n cheese that has lots of chemicals and artificial colors when you can easily make your own mug of it from home? Here is the scrumptiously easy recipe.
  2. Mug Cheesecake: Now, I know cheesecake doesn’t necessarily count as a meal, but in college anything goes! And who doesn’t love cheesecake? Here is a yummy recipe for cheesecake that you can make in a mug.
  3. Scrambled eggs: I am a big advocate of “breakfast for dinner” so I love scrambled eggs as a meal! Here is a recipe for just that. This recipe calls for mostly egg whites, but you can just go ahead and use the whole egg.
  4. Tortilla pizza: You can make your very own pizza in your dorm room. Introducing the pizza quesadilla! The recipe says for you to use a stove, but a microwave will also work just fine.

Happy munching!

XOXO, Chels

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Dating Tips to Defy Distance

If you are in a long distance relationship like me, you know how hard and emotionally rough it can be. Relationships are already a lot of work, so add in…

If you are in a long distance relationship like me, you know how hard and emotionally rough it can be. Relationships are already a lot of work, so add in distance and you’ve really got a challenge! I strive to be the best girlfriend I can be, even from a thousand miles away. Here are some of my tips on how to keep your relationship strong despite the distance.

  1. Give him your full attention: When you are on the phone with him or skyping, get rid of distractions. You want him to know that when you are talking to him that he has all of your attention. You want to make the most of the little time you have together.FullSizeRender (34)
  2. Be the “friend” in girlfriend: Be his best friend! Be the one who they can talk to and share all of their hopes, dreams, and fears. Ask him how his day went, tell him the funny parts of your day, and just be a friend! Things don’t have to be romantic all the time.
  3. Don’t sweat the small stuff: Don’t focus on the negative and don’t pick fights. When you focus on the negative, all you will see is negative!
  4. Love something he loves: Does your boyfriend like football or a certain band? Ask him about how his favorite team is doing or download some of the band’s music and discuss it with him when you talk to him next. Watch an episode of his favorite tv show with him over skype. By sharing in the things he loves, you are becoming closer and you are showing him how much you care!
  5. Don’t text him allllll the time: A few texts during the day is just fine. You both understand that you are busy, and feeling like you have to constantly keep texting each other can make you feel a little stressed. Wait until the end of the day to catch up on everything, it will give you more to talk about when you are together or when you have his undivided attention. Plus, he needs his space and you need yours!

Long distance relationship-ers…I’m with you! I feel your pain! You are not alone. We got this. J

XOXO, Chels

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How to Feel Energized After a Bad Night’s Sleep

We have all had those nights when we feel like we toss and turn all night and wake up feeling like we never actually fell asleep. There is nothing worse…

We have all had those nights when we feel like we toss and turn all night and wake up feeling like we never actually fell asleep. There is nothing worse than waking up feeling exhausted! I have a feeling I am going to find myself having nights with little sleep during my college career, so I went on a search for ways to recover from a bad night’s sleep or from little sleep. Here are 4 of the best ways to feel more energized and awake after a rough night’s sleep. Just because you slept bad doesn’t mean you have to feel miserable!images (1)

  1. Watch out for caffeine: A cup of coffee in the morning is just fine, but try to avoid caffeine in the afternoon. If you drink anything with caffeine in it within 4 hours of bed time it can mess up your sleep.
  2. Drink plenty of H2O: Bad sleep leads to dehydration because you are up longer and are using up your body’s natural reserves. Being dehydrated can lead to you feeling even MORE tired, so keep water handy and drink up.
  3. Get some Vitamin D and take a walk: Getting 15 minutes of sunlight in the a.m. helps reset your body clock and increases your body’s levels of serotonin, which increases your mood and energy! Also, getting a quick walk in will help you reduce your fatigue and wake your body up.
  4. Take a cold shower: This doesn’t sound appealing to me at all! But, cold showers can give you a jolt of energy because the splash of cold increases your breathing and oxygen intake, which increases your heart rate and blood flow, which energizes you!

I know these tips will come in handy the next 4 years of college.

XOXO, Chels

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College Packing List Essentials

Moving into a college dorm requires a long list of items, and going into the process without some sort of guide or list of essentials can be overwhelming! In order…

Moving into a college dorm requires a long list of items, and going into the process without some sort of guide or list of essentials can be overwhelming! In order to make this process easy on all of us, I have made a list of must-haves that I will be taking with me to college. I did my research, so this list should cover all the bases!

  • Wall calendar – so you and your roomates can keep track of fun events on campus AND keep track of where each of you will be when!hanging-closet-shoe-storage-mini-dot-o
  • Cute ID holder – for your school ID and dorm room key.
  • Cute backpack
  • Jewelry organizer – so you can display all of your cute accessories and use it as room décor!
  • Mini fridge – a definite essential.
  • Cute rain boots – a college campus must! Nobody likes walking around in wet, soggy shoes all day. You will love rainy days when you have a cute pair of rain boots!
  • Cute shower caddy
  • Lap desk – for those of us who do our best work while sitting in bed. 🙂
  • Shower flip flops – because hygiene.
  • Cute comforter – a cute comforter does wonders to spruce up a boring dorm room!
  • Under the bed shoe storage
  • Stylish water bottle – to help you stay hydrated AND accessorized.
  • Laundry bag
  • Hanging closet organizer

These are the essentials I am packing up and taking with me to school. Did I miss anything that you think would be useful in my dorm room? Comment below!

XOXO, Chels

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Easy College Breakfast: Strawberry Shortcake Overnight Oats

I have a feeling that in college, it is going to be tough for me to squeeze breakfast in. I am someone who loves to sleep in, and eating breakfast…

I have a feeling that in college, it is going to be tough for me to squeeze breakfast in. I am someone who loves to sleep in, and eating breakfast doesn’t always go hand in hand with sleeping until the last possible minute. So, I have been looking for yummy breakfast foods that I can grab and take with me on my way to class. Here is a recipe for super easy, delicious, healthy strawberry shortcake overnight oats!

Ingredients:Strawberry-Shortcake-Overnight-Oats

  • 12 strawberries, either fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 5 cups milk
  • 5 cups greek or plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp strawberry jam
  • ¼ tsp vanilla

 

Chop the strawberries up and place them in a bowl. Mix in your other ingredients, stir, and place them in the fridge overnight. When you wake up in the morning, toss the oats in a disposable cup or bowl and head out the door!  How easy was that?! This nutritious breakfast will keep you full and focused all through your morning classes.

 

Enjoy!

XOXO, Chels

 

Recipe via: http://www.myfussyeater.com/strawberry-shortcake-overnight-oats/

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What to Pack in Your College Backpack

How many of you would say that you are the “mom” of your friend group? You know, the one who always has band aids and tampons and hand sanitizer in…

How many of you would say that you are the “mom” of your friend group? You know, the one who always has band aids and tampons and hand sanitizer in her purse to hand out if people need them, or is the one people call for advice, or is chosen as the one to drive everywhere because she is the “best driver.” This post is for those gals. The ones who always have a spare pair of sunglasses in their purse for anyone who may need them, or lotion in case hands get chapped, or cough drops just in case anyone catches a cold. This post is also for my college freshmen (holla!) who want to know what essentials need to be stowed in your college backpack. Here are the top 5 things you need in that sucker.

  1. A wallet: It doesn’t have to be your “everyday” wallet that is the size of a brick, it can be a small zipper one big enough to keep your license, school ID, credit cards and a bit of cash. It is always good to have this stuff in case of emergency. Or in case you need Starbucks. Either one, really. Oh, and stick your dorm key in that thing as well.school_supplies1
  2. Snack: Because being away from your dorm room/house, AKA where the food is at, calls for packing snacks. It is much cheaper to pack your own snacks rather than buying them on campus, and having munchies readily available keep your energy levels up and your hunger levels down.
  3. Headphones/laptop: Lots of my college buds have told me that they prefer to take notes on their laptops and use them constantly in class for power points and lectures and such, so a laptop is a must-have in your backpack. Also, if you prefer to study in the library or a place like Starbucks but you also like it quiet, you will want some headphones. Also, people tend to not bug you when you have headphones in.
  4. Planner/notebook: Even if you plan to take notes mostly on your laptop, it is good to have a notebook in your backpack just in case. I know from friends that professors may ask you to take out a sheet of paper for certain in class exercises or assignments, so it is always good to be prepared. Also, you NEED a planner in college! I know that between classes, social events, homework, and clubs I am going to be a busy lady, so I need a planner to keep myself on track.

Now, this is not by any means an extensive list, but it is a start!

XOXO, Chels

 

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A Guide to Making Friends in College

When you think about going to college, what makes you the most nervous? One thing I am nervous about is leaving my friends and family behind. Not that I wont…

When you think about going to college, what makes you the most nervous? One thing I am nervous about is leaving my friends and family behind. Not that I wont ever see them or talk to them, but when you move far away you naturally lose touch a little bit. Will it be hard making new friends in college? Do you ever worry about that? I do. Here are a few general tips on how to make friends in college.

  1. Make friends in your classes: Professors do cheesy “getting to know you” games on the first day of class for a reason! Be friendly and try to initiate conversation with people you think would make good friends. Not only is this good for your social life, it is also helpful to have a study buddy in the same class!61405480
  2. Keep your door open: If you live in the dorms, keep your door open if you are in your room. This invites people who are walking by to stick their head in and introduce themselves and invite you out. It is good to know who lives around you if you are wanting to go do something but don’t have anyone to go with.
  3. Join clubs: Join clubs that have to do with your major. Are you going into marketing? Join the marketing association! Not only will you meet people who are studying the same thing you are and can help you professionally, you will make some pretty great friends! Join fun clubs too, like bowling or belly dancing. These will keep you busy!
  4. Tag along: If one of your friends is going to do something with people you really don’t know, ask to go along! This is an easy way to make new friends because you know your friend will be there to make you feel more comfortable.

Now go get ‘em tiger!

XOXO, Chels

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College Laundry Etiquette

College is full of changes, the biggest being you are living away from your parents and have to become independent (that is, if you are going away for college)! For…

College is full of changes, the biggest being you are living away from your parents and have to become independent (that is, if you are going away for college)! For a lot of college kids, this means that you have to start doing things like grocery shopping and doing your own laundry. Even if you did your own laundry at home, college laundry is a totally new ballgame, or so I hear. Here are some tips on how to become a college-laundry pro that I learned from my college-student buds.

  1. Do some prep work: Sort your clothes out in your room before you go down to the laundry room. It is crowded in there and having to sort it out in there can make people aggravated with you for taking up space. Sort your loads out by color before you go down to save yourself lots of trouble.e513731f00b63fac4248314b813bfddfb326b820803a96ba2d8b7dcc1d7a3a35
  2. Don’t let your laundry pile up: Procrastination is something college students are pros at, but that shouldn’t apply to laundry! You may THINK you have enough clean clothes to last you through the week, but the longer you wait, the more it will pile up, and the longer it will take you to get it done. Doing laundry makes you feel like you have your life together and relieves that small part of your mind that was worried about all of that laundry you were going to need to do.
  3. Set a timer: While your laundry is in the washer or dryer, set a timer so you don’t forget about it. Odds are, you will go back to your dorm room and start homework or eat, and forget about your laundry. Setting a timer helps you remember to go grab it and also keeps people from getting mad at you for hogging the washer when your clothes are just sitting there waiting to be moved to the dryer. Also, this is never preferable, but if you see someone’s clothes have been sitting in the washer for a long time and are done, you may need to move them. If you do, leave a note for the person telling them where you moved their clothes, whether it be to a dryer or somewhere else. You never know when you may forget to move yours, and you would want someone to show you the same courtesy.

Laundry is just a small part of college in the grand scheme of things, so don’t sweat it!

XOXO, Chels

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20 Items for your College Shopping List

As most of you know, I will be heading off to college in California the fall. I am so so excited, but also a little nervous. I want to be…

As most of you know, I will be heading off to college in California the fall. I am so so excited, but also a little nervous. I want to be prepared for college as much as I can be, and I want to make the transition as easy as possible. That is why it is never too early to start the planning process. One of the biggest things for me is knowing what to get for my dorm room and for classes. I want to be ready for anything! Here are the top 20 items on my college shopping list.

  1. Cute bedding: there is nothing like a cute comforter to brighten up a dorm room!
  2. Comfy sleeping pillow
  3. A nice towel set: this needs to include a bath towel, hand towel, and wash cloths!
  4. Shower shoes: like flip flops. These are VITAL.
  5. All bathroom essentials: like mouthwash, toothpaste, floss, face cleanser and makeup wipes, hair straightener, curling iron, etc.
  6. Bath robe: for walking to/from the shower, or just for lounging in your dorm room
  7. Mirror: A floor-length mirror that you can prop up against the wall is a good idea, or one that hangs over the door
  8. Laundry bin9015-2
  9. Mini fan: for those days when your dorm room is downright stuffy
  10. Scarf hanger, regular hangers, shoe organizer, jewelry organizer, all closet organization
  11. Cute lamp for your desk
  12. Pain meds like Tylenol and Ibuprofen
  13. Cough medicine, allergy medicine
  14. First aid kit
  15. Tissues
  16. Planner: I love my planner and live by it. In college it is especially important to have a daily planner to keep up with school assignments and social events!
  17. Binders, notebooks, paper, folders for class
  18. Power strip or extension cord: for all of those electronics you and your roomie will be sharing!
  19. Alarm clock: unless you use your phone as your alarm, of course
  20. Stain remover, lint roller, germ X, anything you think your mom would have handy!

Now this isn’t a comprehensive list by any means. Just a little something to get your brain thinking about what you will be needing here in a few short months if you are like me and going off to college.

XOXO, Chels

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How to Survive the First Day of College

This past weekend I went on a college visit with my parents to California. It was amazing and made me soooo excited to start my college journey! But, it also…

This past weekend I went on a college visit with my parents to California. It was amazing and made me soooo excited to start my college journey! But, it also made me super nervous. I have so many questions about what college is going to be like and so many fears, so I go to my college friends for advice. They said the first day of college can be a doosie, so they gave me some advice on how to conquer it! Here is what they told me:

  1. Leave your dorm room door cracked: An “open door” policy is always a good one to have. It gives people the opportunity to come in and introduce themselves. An open door = a friendly person living in the room. People are more likely to come in and ask you to go do stuff!trying-to-find-your-class-on-your-first-day-in-college_gp_2079063
  2. Don’t spend your first night alone: Have a girls night with your roommates and some gal pals in your dorm room. Being around people will ward off homesick-ness and will help you make friends.
  3. Get acquainted with the campus beforehand: Not knowing where your classes are on the first day is a recipe for disaster, mostly because most college campuses are big and your morning classes could be on the total opposite side of the map than your afternoon classes. Know where you’re going, it seriously helps relieve first-day stress.
  4. Wear something you are comfy in: Be comfy and confident on your first day! Dress like yourself. Show people who you are.
  5. Don’t get discouraged: If you don’t make friends right away, don’t worry! If you don’t feel “at home”, you will eventually! If your first day is pretty bad, don’t let it get you down. It only gets better from here!
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How to Become a Better Writer

To some people, writing is as easy as breathing. They can sit down at their desk, open their laptop, and crank out a fabulous paper. For others, it is not…

To some people, writing is as easy as breathing. They can sit down at their desk, open their laptop, and crank out a fabulous paper. For others, it is not that simple. For those people who aren’t natural born writers, having to write a paper can be miserable! With college coming up, there is a lot of paper writing looming. If you are someone who struggles with writing, here are a few tips that have helped me become a better writer.

  1. Stay organized: Once you know the topic you are supposed to write about and have researched it, organize a draft. Diagram out, using bullet points, what information will be in your intro, body paragraphs, and conclusion. This will help you during the writing process to see where you want to put what info so you don’t forget it! Or, if you are writing a blog, once you find your topic, figure out what you want your main points to be so you can focus your paper around them.2988317064_59c5818db7
  2. Know your audience: Are you writing for a professor? For a group of peers? For a scholarship? Know who you are writing to! Is the paper supposed to be serious? Humorous? Informative? Know the tone of the paper as well. Once you know your audience and tone, you can use your wording in your paper to relate to your audience and communicate your point.
  3. Get feedback: It can be scary asking for feedback, even if it is just from your mom or from a friend, because it could mean rejection or they could have a lot of corrections and make you feel silly. But, the only way to improve is to get feedback about what you could be doing better!
  4. Read!: How are you supposed to know what good writing looks like if you don’t read? Become a reader. It will help you know what style of writing you like best, and will teach you how to become better!

Just like any skill, writing takes practice! Becoming a great writer is not impossible, and it is a great skill to have! You can do it!

XOXO, Chels

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Quick Tips from College Freshmen

I am heading off to college soon (yikes!!), and while I am crazy excited, I am pretty nervous too! I am leaving my friends and family behind (and my dogs,…

I am heading off to college soon (yikes!!), and while I am crazy excited, I am pretty nervous too! I am leaving my friends and family behind (and my dogs, can’t forget them!), and starting a new chapter of my life. I asked a few of my college buds to give me some tips on what they learned their freshman year of college to help me out with the transition. Here are a few things I learned from them.

  1. Don’t bring all of your worldly possessions with you. Your dorm room won’t fit them! There are lots of things you will learn to live without, and you will be so busy with college life that you won’t even notice you left them behind! Things like, oh I don’t know, your entire closet?other3
  2. Don’t let the freshmen 15 get you. Just because you are away at college and don’t have your mom on your back about eating healthy doesn’t mean you should start eating junk! It will be tempting to eat pizza and chicken tenders 24/7 now that your mom isn’t there to tell you that you can’t, but do yourself a favor and eat healthy. It will keep you from getting sick and keep you in shape. Also, make gym dates with your roomie to help you stay in shape!
  3. Keep in touch with your family: You may live away from home, but that is no excuse to lose touch with your family! Give them a call at least once a week to keep them updated. Your parents, siblings, and even grandparents would love to hear how things are going!
  4. Actually go to class!: So many of my friends tell me that they know a lot of people that barely go to class in college. When school comes to about $50 a class in college, why would you waste that money and skip? It is only a few hours a day. Studies show that those who go to class get higher grades, not surprisingly. Just go to class, dude!

There are so many more college freshmen tips, and I will write about them as college gets closer!

XOXO, Chels

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