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Manifest A Good School Year With These Positive Affirmations

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I was always that kid who was way too excited to go back to school: I am both a Capricorn and a teacher’s pet, so I have the senior superlative to prove it. As far back as elementary school, I can remember getting excited to pick out pencils and notebooks and I would carefully decorate and label everything for the perfect year. My secret? Entering the school year with a positive attitude, and a few positive affirmations on repeat in my mind. 

Affirmations are the perfect way to speak positivity into action. Saying or writing these statements is a way to manifest good energy and have the power to chase away negative thoughts, which sounds like exactly what we need as we transition back into the school year. Putting these thoughts into your mind can challenge you to focus on positivity instead of negative allowing you to be your happiest self. The new school year can be a stressful time, so it’s the perfect opportunity to put some empowering mantras on your mirror to feel ready to take on any class this school year.

I always get good grades. 

Manifest that sh*t! 

Half of my beauty is my brain. 

It’s giving Christina Yang, in the best way. 

My brain remembers more than I realize. 

Take a deep breath during exams with this mantra. 

I am a gifted student and I can succeed in anything. 

Yes. You. Are! 

I am thankful for my opportunity to learn new things. 

Gratitude can be so beautiful. 

Focus comes naturally while I’m learning. 

This is easy for you, in a graceful way. 

There is no reason to compare myself to others. 

This one is super important while scrolling on the announcements section go LinkedIn, TBH. 

Nothing can stop me from living the life of my dreams. 

You deserve nothing less.

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“What, like it’s hard?” – Elle Woods

Put in the work while having the confidence to remind yourself that this is easy. 

Passing exams is inevitable because I always prepare with confidence. 

Don’t forget to study this semester. 

I am always available to help others succeed, too. 

Positivity is so infectious don’t forget to help the people around you. 

Give yourself credit for how far you have come. 

The high school version of you would be so proud. 

It’s not about having time, it’s about making time. 

You are your biggest priority, don’t forget that. 

I prioritize my mental health as much as I do my education. 

You are allowed to take a break. 

The goal is not perfection, the goal is growth. 

The whole point of college is literally to learn. 

Failure is part of the process, and I will learn from each opportunity. 

You get to make mistakes as long as you learn from them. 

I will not be defeated by this degree. 

At the end of the day, it’s a piece of paper — and you are stronger than it. 

I am excited to learn something new every day. 

Embrace education, and love it. 

I am comfortable asking for help when I need it. 

Most of the time, your professor isn’t going to judge you for asking questions or needing help. 

I am not someone who gives up. 

School isn’t always easy, but it’s always worth it. 

I will try my best to help someone else today. 

This is the best way to make friends in class, IMHO. 

I will not spread myself too thin and I will prioritize school. 

If you are like me, it’s easy to say yes to everything and then panic — this is your reminder to prioritize school about everything. 

My future is bright. 

It’s literally the light at the end of the tunnel. 

College is preparing me for an amazing and successful life. 

This is all just practice for your future career, take time to build confidence now. 

I belong in every room the universe puts me in. 

Taking a class early? Or late? No one is judging you – you are exactly where you are meant to be. 

Every day, I work to grow my studying habits. 

That means less scrolling and procrastinating. 

Time studying is time well spent.  

It can feel like you are missing out on things but getting good grades is so worth it. 

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I am becoming smarter every day. 

You are, I can see it. 

My self-worth is not determined by any grade. 

You deserve the confidence to prioritize yourself. 

 I am always attentive to my homework. 

Get done and out of the way so you don’t rush. 

My education is valuable. 

Even if the process can be a challenge. 

The world sees me as a student with confidence and determination. 

Create the recognition you want for yourself. 

I concentrate my energy on my goals. 

Not to sound like an ice breaker, but where do you want to end up? 

I will set fear aside to accomplish my goals. 

Do you really want to hold yourself back? I didn’t think so. 

I respect my education because it creates a more complete me. 

A version of you who is one degree hotter. 

“Education is a passport to the future.” – Malcolm X 

And your future is so, so, so bright. 

I take tasks one at a time. 

Because rushing doesn’t help you learn. 

My mind is capable. 

You can learn anything, I believe in you. 

I enjoy the subject that I am studying which makes the work fun. 

Speak it into the universe!

I study well and I study regularly, so I am always ready for the semester. 

The work you put in always shows. 

Julia is a national writer for Her Campus. While she writes for all verticals, her focus is the wellness section, bringing you everything you need to know about relationships, astrology, and the best ways to get down and dirty. Julia is a grad student at Syracuse University where she studies communications. She is a graduate of Stony Brook University, where she studied journalism with a minor in women's studies. During her time at SBU, she was a VS PINK campus rep, and an active member of Her Campus @ SBU. When she isn't writing, you can find Julia reading a smutty romance novel, hitting up her local crystal shop, or thrifting with an iced oat milk latte in hand. She's a Capricorn (but you probably already knew that) and a practicing yogi.