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4 Things To Do Before the Semester Ramps Up

The days of summer are coming to an end, and the beginning of the school year is looming in the background. Don’t panic! First things first: One of the biggest accomplishments was getting settled in at HERE Minneapolis. Now, it’s time to focus on the upcoming semester. But before you do, here are three things that you can do right now to put you in the best position to start the year off right.

Schedule & Organize

First, it’s important to build a schedule in addition to your class schedule. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, life can get hectic, so having a schedule makes it that much easier. Having a schedule also makes it easy to add a routine to your days. Second, get organized – this will save you time on those days when you’re running late and everything is in its proper place. 

If you’re able to create a schedule and get organized, you’ve mastered the first step. You never know what unexpected plans may come up during the week and what you may need to add to the agenda. But if you stay organized and up to date on the happenings around campus and the city, you’ll be ready for anything!

Budget Your Money

One way to mess up your semester in a big way is to fail to count your coins. Understanding your money is so necessary before the semester starts – even if you got away with not sticking to a budget last year. Start this semester off right by holding yourself accountable. If you’re not sure where to start, calculate your necessary expenses first. Then, look at how much money you either have right now or will earn, and decide what can be added and what should be cut. Need additional help? There are tons of helpful budgeting websites and apps available, such as Mint or Goodbudget.

Making the Best of Your Semester

At HERE Minneapolis, our goal is to keep you as happy at home as can be while you focus on the important stuff. Starting a new semester doesn’t have to be super stressful. Getting into – or  back into – the swing of things can be easy with these tips to ramp up for the new semester. We strive to make the student experience better, so check out more of our blogs to step up your game.


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