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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Stay Ahead of the Game: Plan in Advance for School

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There’s nothing more stressful when school begins than running around frantically trying to find your classes, buying the right books at the last minute, and not getting into classes that have already been closed. Of course some issues cannot be helped, but others can! As opposed to feeling stressed out and unprepared, start preparing a few weeks before school begins. If you’re not an organized person this may seem like a challenge, but chances are you will feel a lot more put together when school starts. Here are some simple ways to prepare yourself for school ahead of time so you’ll be the smartest student around.

Buy Your Books Ahead of Time

If you know what books are required for the classes you are in, buy them ahead of time. If the school bookstore is super expensive, you can ususally find books for an inexpensive cost on Amazon or you can look for them on Craigslist. However you decide to find them, once you’ve purchased your books you can look through them and get familiar with the material. You’ll also be sure to impress your professor when you show up to class on time and with your book in hand.

Find a Writing Service that Will Come in Handy

Writing is challenging at times, so if you start looking now for some extra help as opposed to waiting until the semester begins you’ll feel a lot better when that paper is extra challenging to finish. Finding a tutor or paying for a service to help you in the writing department will definitely pay off and will make school go by a lot smoother. Essayscapital.com is a site that will help you with writing and make sure that your paper is exceptional.

Become Familiar with the Campus and Where Classes are Located

Nothing is more frustrating than showing up late to class on the first day of school. To prevent this from taking place, get familiar with the campus. If you’re already familiar with your school then you should be all set, but if you still feel a little rusty or are a transfer student, it might be a good idea to visit the school. When you’re at school, walk around a bit, and learn where your classes will be located. If you miss your first class a professor can give your spot to someone else and you don’t want that to happen! So plan ahead and think of ways to make your life simpler before school begins. Your hard work and organizational skills will definitely pay off.

Sierra is a freelance writer who gradated from college 5 years ago. She tried to be as organized as she could while she was getting her degree, which helped her enjoy school a lot more. Stay organized and plan ahead and school will go smoothly for you too!



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Jessica is the writer behind Sweet Southern Mama. She is the mother of 2 adorable kids- Aidan, 7 and Adisyn, 5. She lives in Kentucky with her fiance and kids. She loves designing blogs, reading, writing, crafting, all things electronic, photography, and spending time with her family.

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