An Exhaustive List of Dorm Essentials

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If you are planning to begin your new life chapter by going to college in September, you should be already thinking about a list of dorm necessities that will make your university life comfortable and transition from home barely noticeable. By thinking about the things you might need in the long run at university, you will make your college time productive and you will be able to save some money while also being sustainable.

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Maintaining Your Creativity While in College

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Sure, being a college student isn’t one of the easiest things in the world. It’s definitely not like what we see in the movies, and it’s definitely not like high school. Even though we’re given the opportunity to create our own schedule, i.e choose which classes we want to take and on what time of the day, it doesn’t mean we’re guaranteed enough free time. We are tasked with keeping up with college homework, engaging in extracurricular activities, upholding our social life, trying to have a balanced diet, and attempting to have a consistent sleep schedule. Having all of this in mind, it would seem highly impossible trying to fit in some kind of hobby or any creative activity into the list. But that’s not true.

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How to Prevent Your Textbooks from Being Stolen?

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On-campus thefts are no rarity, and when you think about important items that could easily be stolen you usually imagine money, bicycles, laptops, mobile phones… but almost never textbooks. However, textbooks are very expensive these days and such a loss can make a hole in your budget. We tend to take care and ensure that our laptops and smartphones are in a safe place that thieves cannot reach, but college textbooks do not enjoy this kind of attention.

What to do if you want to prevent your textbooks from being stolen?

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7 Easy Tips for Study Breaks

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Every student wants their study routine to be as efficient as it can get. Many surveys have shown that taking breaks significantly improves the performance and memorization, and it has been known for quite a while that “sharpening the saw” and not letting your brain overwork helps you “cut the tree”, or get things done quicker and more effectively. It’s important to know that there is a certain time for taking breaks, which is approximately every ninety minutes, and certain activities that will allow you not to get too distracted from the studies.

Here you will find a list of the most relaxing and energizing activities. Remember that they shouldn’t make it difficult for you to get back to studies, and don’t make them longer than they were supposed to be! Varying different activities also enhances your performance and helps you find which is the best for you.

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