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The Dos and Don’ts of Going Back to School

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August is like the nail in the coffin of your summer. Gone are the days of sleeping whenever you darn well please and mass-consuming entire bags of Doritos unchecked. It’s time to start taking life seriously again, because before you know it, the first day of school is going to come in like a wrecking ball.

And you’d better be prepared, lest you make the kind of day-one mistake that will brand you FOR LIFE with an unfortunate nickname or a teacher who hates you. We’re just kidding. It won’t be that bad. UNLESS IT IS. But it won’t be, because you have this nifty little how-to guide with all the do’s and don’ts. YOU’RE WELCOME.