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The 10 Best Things About Winter Break, as Told by Buddy the Elf

Congratulations! You've survived another semester! Winter break is here at last, and we think Buddy the Elf perfectly encapsulates the enthusiasm you must be feeling right now.

At last! Finals are over, your books are closed, and winter break is on like Donkey Kong (people still say that, right?). Now you can relax with your family and friends, enjoy the holidays, and do pretty much anything you want without thinking about school for a blissful couple weeks (unless you've elected to take one of those crazy winter session classes, in which case, go forth and conquer!).

So without further ado, here's a look at 10 of the best things about the most wonderful time of the year—winter break—as told by everyone's favorite elf.

1. Sleeping in

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2. Staying up late (and not studying!)

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3. Helping out with the holiday decorations

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4. Spending entire days in your jammies

Buddy the Elf Tickle
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5. Mom cooking all your favorite foods

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6. Hanging out with your pet

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7. Helping your parents replace their outdated technology 

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8. Seeing your old friends

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9. Seeing your old crush

I love you buddy

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10. Catching up on your favorite activities

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Wishing you a spectacular winter break from everyone at CollegeXpress!

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About Stephanie Farah

Stephanie Farah

Stephanie is a former writer and senior editor for Carnegie Darlet and CollegeXpress. Stephanie holds a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's in Journalism from the University of North Texas. At various times she has been: an uncertain undergrad, a financial aid recipient, a transfer applicant, and a grad student with an assistantship and a full ride. Stephanie is an avid writer, traveler, cook, and dog owner. 


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