5 Ways to Get Through Finals Week and Celebrate Your Summer

If you haven't been able to tell yet, our main goal is to make your finals week as easy and smooth as possible! We've given you study tips, outfit ideas, a playlist, and now we are giving you ways to sail through finals and start celebrating your summer break. This article would not be possible without our amazing sponsors and of course Her Campus Nationals! Collegiettes, it's time to take a study break, or if your officially done with finals, take your summer break and celebrate your life and amazing second semester with these 5 ways!

1.     Go shopping with boohoo.com!

Not only will you stay dry during the predicted scattered thunderstorms we're supposed to have all week with boohoo's cute pink ponchos, but boohoo also wants to help you celebrate your summer with their newest campaign #WeAreUSA. This campaign is all about you being unapologetically you, and is inspired by an American summerscene and captures the essence of youth. They've partnered with actress Bell Thorne as WeAreNow, Rapper Angel Haze as WeAreBold, DJ Hannah Bronfman as WeAreFit, and model Chloe Norgaard as WeAreFree. For my summer I want to help represent WeAreFit and WeAreFree, living a healthy and sponteous summer! What about you ladies? Which personality best represents you?

2.     Eat, sleep, and breathe Her Campus!

You've heard that Her Campus came out with a book right?! We know you have! The Her Campus Guide to College Life covers everything you need to know to rock college, from how to get along with your roommates to how to avoid the 'freshman 15', deal with tough professors, snag internships, decide whether to study abroad, and much, much more. Her Campus is also the perfect study break from finals by scouring through our tons of articles. As you finish your finals and head into your summer break, don't forget to represent Her Campus with fun keychains and stickers!

3.     Read RICH BITCH: A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together... Finally by Nicole Lapin!


Budgeting sucks, but so does being broke! In RICH BITCH,  money expert and financial journalist Nicole Lapin lays out a 12-Step Plan in which she shares her experiences, mistakes and all, of getting her own financies in order. No lecturing, just help from a friend. And even though money is typically an off-limits conversation, nothing is off-limits here. This book rehabs whatever bad habits you might have and provides a plan you can not only sustain, but thrive with. It's to go after the rich life you deserve collegiettes, and be confident enough to celebrate your finances and call yourself a RICH BITCH! This book is the perfect way to celebrate and help yourself grow. You'll come back from your summer break smarter and richer than you've ever been before.

4.     Deck yourself out with Blink Tattoos!

Blink Tattoos has created the next level of temporarty tattoos, and they're here to help you have the best summer yet (and look fabulous all summer long!). Wear celebrity tattoos with the help of the LAX Collection, glow under black lights with their MIA Collection, or rock inspirational ink with the DXB Collection. Also, use promo code HERCAMPUSVIP to save 15% on your purchase! Expires 5/15. These tattoos will get you through finals looking completely awesome and ready for a summer filled with concerts, bbq's, pool parties, and fun!

5.     Become a Chloe + Isabel GEM Merchandiser!

Chloe + Isabel is a fashion jewelry brand devoted to empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs through social retail. The c+i GEM program sets up entrepreneurial college students for career success by offering marketable, real-world experience - a meaningful opportunity to build both your resume and your bank account. Through specialized training and coaching, GEM Merchandisers gain valuable sales, marketing, merchandising, and social media skills that set them apart in the job market. GEM alumni have gone on to land their dream jobs at Bloomingdales, Kate Spade, Julep, Madewell, Kleinfeld, and more! This opportunity is the perfect way to celebrate yourself and summer. Get involved today!

Happy finals and summer collegiettes! And don't forget to celebrate yourselves! HCXO!