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15 Things You Should Do Before School Starts

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1. Track down food trucks

food truckFood trucks are the newest fad! Everyone has them, but Columbus is especially infested with them! You can even follow Street Eats Columbus so you are able to track them down!

2. Take day trips to somewhere you have never been

roadtripSee all the road trips on TV? Grab some friends, no GPS, and just drive somewhere for a day!

3. Eat healthy and exercise

exerciseWe weren’t voted “Most Fit Campus” by Men’s Fitness for nothing!

4. Catch up on all the Netflix

netflixThis way you are already caught up with House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Scandal, and Breaking Bad before the school year (and the procrastination) starts!

5. Sign up for OUAB’s email list

emailWhile you are online, you might as well as sign up for our alerts, so you know what we are up to. Click Here

6. Swim as much as you can

swimWhat is more summer than swimming in the pool, lake, pond, or if you are lucky, the ocean?

7. Craft for your new room, apartment, or house

craftsExpress yourself, you crafting fiend you!

8. Get in touch with your college friends!

friendsAlthough you have been away from your college friends, don’t forget them! They will be with you soon enough!

9. Follow OUAB on social media

social mediaGet ready for the school year and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! We could not have made it any easier for you!

10. Read a book

readingGet your letter to Hogwarts, enter the arena, or choose your faction.. Whatever you decide!

11. Sleep until noon

sleepWhen else can you sleep and not feel guilty?

12. Start a blog – all the cool kids are doing it

blogWe love blogging! Express your thoughts, write food recipes, short stories, or document your adventures this summer.  And your blog can follow our blog….

13. Play mini-golf

golfJust don’t get too competitive!

14. Soak up the sun

tan**Cue Sheryl Crow..

15. Be patient, and keep watching our pages for new announcements for the school year……

Written by Lauren Heintschel, Co-Director of Marketing

Author: OUAB

The mission of the Ohio Union Activities Board as the student programming organization at The Ohio State University is to provide diverse programs and events that are educational, entertaining, and thought provoking for the students of the Columbus campus.

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