Now that syllabus week is over and everyone is starting to discover the library, I figured I would provide you with wise words for various situations you may encounter this semester. Remember to keep pushing, stay positive, maybe even get into meditation because school is hard but we’re all doing it together!
For when your professor decides that their class is your top priority.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Aristotle
For when you and your bff get into a bit of a fight.
Forgiveness does not change the past but it does enlarge the future. – Paul Lewis Boese
For when you get a less than favorable grade.
The expert in anything was once a beginner. – Helen Hayes
For when you’re feeling down on your self-esteem and body image.
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. – Amy Bloom
For when your mental health is not at its peak.
If you worry about every little tiny criticism, you won’t get up in the morning. – Anna Wintour
For when you’re stressed on time with upcoming due dates.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
For when you have the inevitable group assignments.
Be the lighthouse. In your light, others will become illuminated. – Gabby Bernstein
For when you honestly can’t remember how many hours you’ve been studying instead of sleeping.
It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela
For when your wallet and your lifestyle do not agree.
Luxury is a state of mind. – L ‘Wren Scott
Good luck with school and make sure to stay tuned in to Her Campus Hofstra for an array of positivity when you need it!