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11 Hacks To Help You Wake Up For Class As Late As Possible

Zzzs are the best. Get more of them before you go to class. And check out Staples to be 110% ready when you get there.

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1. Drink a glass of ice water right when you wake up.

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One lightning-fast way to fully wake yourself up right when you get up is to chug a glass of freezing cold water. It'll definitely get you going. Think of it like a less jarring ice bucket challenge with less cleanup.

2. Jam out to a wake-up playlist.

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Collect a few of your favorite, upbeat songs. Then set each piece of your morning routine to the songs. That way, by the time Ye comes on, you'll know you've run out of time on picking your outfit, and you have to get dressed immediately.

3. Use dry shampoo to prep those locks.

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Instead of washing your hair in the morning, use dry shampoo (OR pro tip: baby powder) to get rid of that shine. It's actually not good to wash your hair daily anyway, but if you really insist on doing that, shower at night to cut your morning routine short.

4. Preset your coffee maker.

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Did you know there are coffee makers that brew delicious black fuel at the same time every morning before your alarm even goes off? Now you just need a machine that pours it directly into your mouth.

5. Set up a bathroom schedule to speed it up.

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This doesn't have to be a strict schedule, but even having an order to who gets to use the bathroom first, second, third, etc., will instill some order and timeliness into morning chaos.

6. Create an assembly line of toiletries.

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Having your toothbrush, face wash, hair products, and whatever else you need in the morning in a nice, neat line will help you streamline the process of getting ready. Less clutter, more efficiency!

7. You snooze, you lose.

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Snoozing is ~bad~. It makes you groggy, throws off your internal clock, and generally just doesn't help you get more rest. Cut out this habit by putting your alarm out of arm's reach or getting one that requires you to solve a puzzle or do some bicep curls.

8. Take your breakfast to go.

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Cereal and toaster goodies take almost no prep, but if that's not your jam, make some portable breakfasts. An easy way to do that is to throw something into a wrap, sandwich, or Thermos for your commute.

9. Don't let your cell phone distract you.

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Unless you absolutely have to, don't look at your cell phone while you're getting ready. Chats, emails, and social media will just slow you down while you're prepping for your day. You'll be surprised by how much quicker you'll be out the door.

10. Pack your lunch at dinner.

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OK, yes, packing your lunch seems like a hassle, but if you do it right after you eat dinner while you're cleaning up, this is actually a quick process. It's an easy two-in-one! Plus, you save money on lunch. Pat yourself on your back.

11. Have a go-to outfit ready to go.

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Of course, laying out what you're going to wear the night before is the best policy, but how realistic is that really? Instead, just have one standard, go-to, feel-good outfit that you know you slay in, and wear it when you don't know what to wear.

Now you’re ready to wake up for school as late as possible! To make sure you’re 110% ready when you get there, check out Staples for all the school supplies you need.

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