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How to Survive Early-Morning Classes

Student sleeping in class

By Lily Cooper
Student, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

We all have had that early-morning class that we dread going to in the morning. Everyone has to do it though and we can lessen the blow it gives us in the morning with implementing these quick tips. Check them out below:

1. Go to sleep early.

While this may seem like an obvious answer to having an early-morning class, but it’s important to get adequate sleep each night. It not only makes getting up early easier but helps you stay awake throughout the class and retain the information you learned.

2. Make a good cup of coffee.

Take the extra few minutes and brew up a good cup of coffee. Pour in some creamer that you love and take it to go with you in class. It will be a nice treat for going to class and keep you awake.

3. Eat a good breakfast.

Whether you make it yourself in your dorm or buy it somewhere on campus, make sure you get that daily fuel in. To influence you to get up, make it fun and switch up the breakfast every once-in-a-while.

4. Listen to music on the way to class.

Make a peppy and fun playlist to walk to class listening to. It boosts your mood and just makes your day that much brighter.

5. Remind yourself that you are paying for these classes.

You want to get your money’s worth of classes right? Which is why you should show up every day and take in all the knowledge that you can hold. Education is invaluable and you are only in college for so long.

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About Lily Cooper
Professional Writing Major, Copywriter for GCU Blogs

Lily Cooper is a senior at Grand Canyon University and currently studying professional writing with a minor in marketing. She aspires to combine her love for writing and editing into a job in the publishing industry. In her free time, you can find her updating her blog, keeping up with her Instagram aesthetic and water coloring in her Bible. She believes that anything can be solved with a Taylor Swift lyric.

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