School starts tomorrow. A few months ago I was crazy excited. A few weeks ago I was just looking forward to it. A few days ago I was so-so. And today? I wouldn’t mind having another week or so of summer.
I did a dry run today to make sure I knew where all my classes were, how long it’d take me to get there, etc. It was a good thing, too because I learned a lot!
1. Bring an extra pair of clothes.
It was absolutely pouring when I left the house this morning. We had a flash flood warning alert. So I wore boots, pants, a long sleeve shirt, and a rain coat. When I arrived on campus, the rain slowed to a mere drizzle and the humidity was high. The raincoat could be easily shed but that was it. I would have given anything to change into some cooler clothes, or at least change shoes. (Luckily, included in the free swag I received was a t-shirt!) Don’t forget about gym clothes. Commuter students don’t have the luxury of running to their dorm room for a quick change. Our cars become our new rooms. Continue reading