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The Study Playlist That Got Me Through College

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Scranton chapter.

Studying is a task that is essential to surviving college but usually ends up feeling like nothing but a stressful burden. One night my freshman year of college I was feeling anxious and wanted some relaxing songs to listen to, so I decided to make a playlist. I didn’t know what to name it, so I went with the first word that popped into my head at the time, “yes.” I have kept the name the same ever since and it has become a way for me to be positive affirmation, stay focused, and keep motivated while I am studying. Some of these songs have been on my playlist since the first day I created it while others are ones, I just added a couple of weeks ago. I decided to share the list of songs that I currently have on the playlist so feel free to give them a listen and add them to your own playlists!

4 hours’ worth of songs and their artists in no particular order:

To Build A Home: The Cinematic Orchestra

I Found: Amber Run

If By Chance: Ruth B.

War of Hearts (Acoustic Version): Ruelle

Where’s My Love – Alternate Version: SYML

I’ll Be Good: Jaymes Young

Touch: Sleeping At Last

Happiest Year: Jaymes Young

Already Gone: Sleeping At Last

Heal: Tom Odell

Falling Apart: Michael Schulte

No Time To Die: Billie Eilish

Lonely: Noah Cyrus

She Used To Be Mine: Sara Bareilles

I Love You: Billie Eilish

Medicine: Daughter

Weak When Ur Around: Blackbear

Ghost Of You: 5 Seconds of Summer

Moonlight: Ali Gatie

Wasted: MKTO

Break My Heart Again: FINNEAS

Fire On Fire – From “Watership Down”: Sam Smith

The Scientist: Coldplay

My Tears Are Becoming A Sea: M83

Broken: Anson Seabra

Another Love: Tom Odell

I Can’t Breathe: Bea Miller

Forever: Lewis Capaldi

Breathe Me: Sia

You Were Good To Me: Jeremy Zucker, Chelsea Cutler

When I Look At You: Miley Cyrus

I Hope You Find It: Miley Cyrus

Steve’s Theme: Aaron Zigman

XO: John Mayer

Daughters: John Mayer

Lover Story: Taylor Swift

The Story: Conan Gray

Heather: Conan Gray

Train Wreck: James Arthur

Yellow: Coldplay

Welcome Home, Son: Radical Face

The Trouble With Love Is: Kelly Clarkson

She Has No Time: Keane

Turning Page: Sleeping At Last

House With No Mirrors: Sasha Alex Sloan

Julia: Jeremy Zucker

Ripples; Maximillian

Hear You Me: Jimmy Eat World

Remember That Night?: Sara Kays

All I Want: Kodaline

As the World Caves In: Matt Maltese

Chasing Cars: Snow Patrol

Wrecked: Imagine Dragons

Till Forever Falls Apart: Ashe, FINNEAS

Everything Is Free: Gillian Welch

An Awkward Life Of An Awkward Girl: WILLOW

Leave A Light On: Tom Walker

TV: Billie Eilish

Glimpse of Us: Joji

In The Stars: Benson Boone

Listen Before I Go: Billie Eilish

I Hear A Symphony: Cody Fry

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