Spring break is a time to step away from the hectic schedule that comes along with being a college student. With the wonderful week off fast approaching, it is important to plan accordingly for the needs you will face while taking on a week of adventure.
1. Check your schedule before you leave
While this might seem obvious, it’s important to note any deadlines or due dates that could be close to spring break. Remember, it’s only a week off of classes in the middle of the term, which will go by really quickly.
2. If you are fortunate enough to go out of town, prepare for all types of weather when packing
Even if you check the weather forecast before you head out, be sure to pack clothes for all weather conditions. South Carolina is notorious for being sunny one hour and then wet and rainy the next. If nothing else, carry an umbrella. A fun trip can be ruined by the lack of proper clothing.
3. Speaking of packing, if you’re flying to a far-off destination, keep a change of clothes in your carry-on
One of my friends had the opportunity to spend two weeks in Germany. For the plane
4. Be safe
It can never be said
5. Make a conscious effort to relax
For some of you, spring break is a time to catch up or get ahead on school work, but don’t forget that it is meant to be a break for you. This means that, even if you spend six of the seven days thinking about school, you give
6. Give yourself enough time to get back into the school mentality
It’s easy to fall out of the routine of school, but even more difficult to bounce back into it. Plan out enough time to put all your ducks in a row the night before so that getting back to school goes as smoothly as possible.
7. Lastly, have fun
Whether you plan on a staycation, road trip or full-on