The Benefits of Being a Morning Person in College

It's easy to be a night owl in college, especially when it seems like there are people up at all hours. Here are six reasons why being a morning person in college can benefit you.


  1. For starters, while the rest of campus is sleeping, you get the first-hand view of some incredible sunrises. Seriously, what’s better than looking up at the palms while you make your way to class under a purple and orange sky? I used to only acknowledge them during finals week, but I try and make it a habit to see them at least once during the week before class!

  2. You don’t have to fight any of your roommate’s to use the bathroom. That in and of itself is a gift. Could probably be number one if you’re not a sunrise kind of girl.

  3. The coffee tastes that much sweeter. No, really, whether its an iced caramel macchiato or a warm pumpkin spice latte, I guarantee you that the coffee tastes better in the morning. Your barista may not see eye-to-eye with me on this, but just take my word on it.

  4. The people in your class might look tired, could still be half asleep sometimes, but odds are they’re the people who want to be there. Well, sometimes want to be there...

  5. The sooner you have class the sooner you finish...right? At least here in Hawaii, I’ll take all of the morning classes if it means I can go to the beach before 3 pm.

  6. Nothing beats the peaceful, quiet sounds of campus in the mornings. It might suck going to bed to the sound of your neighbors still playing video games but, at least when you wake up, all there is are you and the birds.