Between the late night bon-fires, and constant Netflix marathons, it is easy to let your brain go on a vacation too! Follow this guide on How to Stay Smart over Summer, so that in September you will not only come back with a new tan, latest clothes, but some refreshed knowledge as well.
1. Beach Read
The best thing about beach reads, is you get to decide! Finally start that series, all your friends always reference or indulge in a intense Romance novel! From so many good books, like Sophia Amoruso’s #GIRLBOSS, you will be tearing through these texts as you get your tan on!
2. Tutor a Youngster
Tutoring younger kids, is a great way to make some cash or get your volunteer hours in over summer! Not only will you refresh your knowledge on some of the basics! But you may even learn a new thing or two from them as well!
3. Take A Interesting Class
Studying and taking notes, is not even a chore when it is about a subject that you are interested in. Step out of your comfort zone and take that pottery class, or history of fashion that you never had time for during the school year!
4. Apps that Make You Think
There are so many fun apps, from unblock me to 2048. These games are not only working on your battery life, but your brain as well!
Do it yourself! Whether it is determining how much 35% off that $98 shirt is, or using an actual map on your road trip with your besties to the beach. You will be the hero, on the next family road trip when the GPS breaks, and even impress the cute cashier by already knowing the total of your order!
6. Try Something New
From taking zumba for the first time to learning to surf, you are challenging yourself! Everytime you try something new, you are growing as an individual, and becoming stronger physically and mentally!
What are your stay healthy and happy plans for summer? Tweet us @UChic with your thoughts! Want more inspiration? Visit UChic on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and TUMBLR
Vanessa Kuhlor, High School Junior, Camden, CT