Spring semester is in full swing and with heavy workloads it’s easy to fall back into the stress of schedules and responsibilities. Over the years I read motivational quotes to give me the positivity I need to keep pushing through. Here is list of my favorites that could also give you the motivation you’re looking for:

“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.”

Sometimes all it takes when you feel like giving up is to remind yourself why you’re doing what you’re doing. Use your goals to motivate you through the tough times.

“You can never expect to succeed if you only put in work on the days you feel like it.”

Everyone has days where you feel lazy and unproductive, but you can’t expect to see results and improvements if you do nothing. Even on the days you don’t want to do anything, it’s important to remember in order to keep moving forward you must put in the work.

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”

We can all agree college isn’t simple and takes a lot of hard work. Even though it’s not easy, remember anything worth pursuing isn’t always going to be an easy path.

“Excuses don’t get results.”

You might make excuses sometimes for why you procrastinate or why you didn’t study as much as you should have for a test. But those excuses don’t help you get to where you want to go. Instead of making excuses, make a plan on how you’ll do it differently to get your desired results.

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.”

Homework assignments, projects, quizzes and exams can be a drag, but every one you complete will get you that much closer to graduating and landing your dream job.

I hope these quotes help motivate you to work the hardest you can as you strive for your future goals!

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Kassidy Jackson

Kassidy graduated in 2019 with a BA in Public Relations and minors in Advertising and Dance. She is from Rosemount, MN and her interests include dancing, choreographing and listening to music.