10 Ways to make going back to school less painful

Back-to-school season is approaching fast and we at PrimeCables.ca have the top 10 tips and corresponding products to help make the transition out of vacation mode easier.

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Shift back into an early routine

Waking up early so you can get to class on time can be difficult after a long summer of staying up late and sleeping in. One way to make the transition to a healthy sleep schedule is the LED Desk Lamp with Alarm Clock, Calendar, Date, and Temperature for just $19.99. Charge it up by USB, place it on your nightstand, and set the alarm. With a 7-colour LED nightlight base, touch sensor with 3 different levels of brightness, calendar and thermometer, this is all you need to get out on the right side of the bed every morning.

primecables back to school shopping essential
primecables back to school shopping essential

Make an agenda

Draw up a list of everything you need to do and everything you need to purchase to make your first week a successful transition. Order any five items from PrimeCables.ca, or place an order of $49 and up, and receive free shipping anywhere in Canada.

Get ready before going to bed

Prepare your wardrobe, backpack or suitcase, and if you need a new bag, check out the Everyday Messenger bag, available on our website for just $149.99. With its weatherproof exterior, trolley strap, and top handle, this bag will carry all your documents, gear and tools to class, making you ready to take on the day, no matter what your major.


Make sure to eat breakfast

If you’re limited to eating cereal and fruit, then consider ordering the 1800W Portable Induction Cooktop, just $79.99, so you can cook skillets, eggs, beans, and tea, before heading out to campus.

Plan out your transit

Whether you’re taking a train, subway, bike or simply walking to campus, prepare your route beforehand and make sure you’ll have enough time to make it to your first lecture on time.

Make an itinerary

Map out or jot down all the buildings and places you need to visit each day of the week so you can keep your daily agenda in mind throughout the school week. A useful tool for keeping track of time without losing time is the MyKronoz® ZeCircle Activity Smartwatch, for just $79.99.


Maintain rapport with professors

Postsecondary is the time to air on the professional side of things. You don’t have to be a brown-noser, per se, but show up to class on time, participate in lectures, and hand in your assignments on the due date. Building good rapport is a useful real-world skill and it will earn you respect in the academic community.


College and university make for the time of your life and entering school with friends is great, but making friends is even greater. Don’t be afraid to attend lecture alone or sit beside somebody new, get involved in events and extracurricular activities, meet new people and nourish new friendships, your educational experience will profit greatly from it.


Watch your wallet

Attending postsecondary brings many new responsibilities into your life and another valuable skill is being able to budget your finances effectively. Make sure you always have money for rent and food set aside, while trying to keep a little in your savings for shopping. With PrimeCables.ca, you’re sure to get the lowest prices on home office equipment, back-to-school supplies, and more anywhere in the country.


Discover your best self

Entering college or university gives you a chance to develop professionally and personally, they will be some of the best years of your life, so don’t let them go to waste. Try new things, study anything that piques your curiosity, work as hard as you can. It may seem like hell, but after graduation, you won’t have any regrets.

Get ready for back-to-school and visit PrimeCables.ca today!

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