Summer is over, the water fights, the lounging at the beach, eating watermelon at the park and spending time with friends. Now you have to face the reality of going back to school. The endless pages of reading, long nights of studying, stimulating lessons and spending time with school friends. You may be dreading this or be over-the-moon, in any case, you must be prepared. No, we don’t mean Scout-ready, we mean really prepared for the real stuff. What do we mean? Continue reading to find out.

Back To School Backpack


A new backpack is not only fun but essential. You need it for your laptop, books, snacks, tablets, organizing cables and loose gadgets, etc. You get the idea. Whether you like solid colors or wild patterns, be yourself. Feel free to customize this key accessory. So, check out the 10 Best Bags to buy in 2017 to go back to school in style.


The world of education is ever evolving. No longer do we solely depend on paper, pencils, and textbooks for our learning, but rather we heavily rely on tablets and smartphones. With so many devices to juggle and keep up with, do yourself a favor and get a multi-port charger. How do you pick the best one? It all depends on what you are looking for, duh! For some tips on what to look for, see How to Choose the Best USB Charging Station for All Your Gadgets. Just make sure you get a charger that supports fast charging.

Study Routine


This may seem like a no-brainer but you must get a good study routine down pat. You don’t want to show up for a test in a blank. Forget about crash testing. It’s better to study every night and be prepared. However, easier said than done. We know studying every day can be a bore but, we say it’s a must! In order to stay up long enough to read all those books, you may be tempted to buy those energy drinks full of caffeine. This is not a good idea. These are dangerous since they are not regulated and are full of sugar. A real bad combo. In fact, according to a recent study, drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond those seen with caffeine alone, according to a new study. What should you be taking instead? We suggest, taking vitamins and supplements that have crucial nutrients that feed your brain instead of wiring it up. 

Studying doesn't have to be as daunting as you may think. Preparation is the key to success, so make sure you are ahead of the game and organized in a way that makes going back to school a breeze.

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Sabrina is a gem in the world of nutrition and health. She is our go-to resource for articles about healthy eating, balanced diet and the science behind food. She obtained her degree from the Rutgers School of Nursing in New Brunswick before qualifying as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). However, nursing didn’t fulfill her completely and so her journey with nutrition and health began. Her philosophy is simple - ‘prevention is the cure’ and she strongly advocates that food is medicine.

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