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Effective Ways to Spend Your Holidays!

You are possibly thinking of how you can spend your holidays effectively? As you get a lot of free time to spend on things you usually desire. Watching movies, playing unlimited games, partying with friends, having holiday trips with family.

Well, we have a compiled list of helpful suggestions of things you could do, in order to make your semester break productive:

1. Apply for internships or short term course

One of the best ways to utilize your holidays is to learn something new, something out of the box and which interests you. You will have a professional work experience by the time you graduate & this will eventually help you stand out during your placement period!

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2. Exercise

You have just finished your semester exams and you have probably put in lot of your efforts & burnt your midnight oil to score better. It’s time to relax & exercise to rejuvenate your body. You’ll look – and, more importantly, feel – better.

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3. Catch up with old friends (and stay in touch with new ones)

Pretty much everyone you went to high school with will be off school for the holidays. You can use this time to catch up, relive old times and get the gang together to reminisce about the good ol’ days.

4. Plan for upcoming semester schedule

Since you have enough time with your holidays, it’s a perfect time for you to get a jump start on planning next semester. Analyze & study the syllabus, meet your professors & teachers introduce yourself. Build a healthy relationship with them as they are the one who will shape your academic career.

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4. Revamp your resume, cover letter and/or essays

Whether it’s a job, internship or college application resume, cover letter or essays, updated documents are always good to keep on hand at all times – after all, you never know when you might need them!

Opportunity knocks the moment you’re least expecting it so it’s always best to be prepared at a moment’s notice.

As a result, take the extra time during your break to work on all your important documents, adding any extra information you have had since you last updated them.

5. Spend time with family & friends

This is the time when you can devote a quality time to your closed ones as you are away from your books and assignments. Go out with them, plan a short trip or just spend some quality time speaking to your family.

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6. Catch up on your reading

What we’re suggesting here is the kind of reading you actually enjoy – not your required reading for school. Seriously – when was the last time you read a book that you didn’t have to? Pick up a book because it looks interesting, cozy up and get lost in it. Enjoy – you’ll be happy you did!

7. See a movie

Some of the best films of the year are released during the holiday season and, since you have a lot of free time on your hands, it’s a great opportunity to take advantage!

Ask a friend, family member or longtime crush to join and, perhaps, splurge on sharing that jumbo popcorn.

8. Volunteer

The holidays are a great time to volunteer. There are so many options out there, with something suited to everyone.

What else do you like to spend time doing over your holiday break?

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