3 Back to School Hacks Every Kid Should Know

August 25, 2016Holly Sosa

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Be prepared this back to school season by brushing up on your life hacks. These back to school hacks every kid should know are simple solutions to help you start off the year with your best foot forward. From saving money to preventing smelly shoes, these tips cover all aspects of school life.

Shop with PayPal

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Using the PayPal app to pay for back to school supplies is convenient and safe. With PayPal One Touch, there is no need for you to type in credit card information or usernames and passwords on every app or website where you pay with PayPal. Get ahead of the class with PayPal and take advantage of their exclusive offers with select retailers that can make your Back to School shopping even more affordable. Plus they make giving back to your favorite causes easy with the PayPal Giving Fund using the in-app donation feature. Donations made through the PayPal Giving Fund will receive a 1% match from PayPal during Back-to-School Season from August 12 through August 31, 2016 to charities like Let Girls Learn, YMCA, and Boys & Girls Club of America.

Remember your schedule

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Use your phone to take a picture of your schedule on your first day of school and set it as the lock screen. Your classes and all their info will be available whenever you need to reference it right at your fingertips!

Reference handy note taking tips

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Keeping your notes organized and neat will allow you to study them later without having to rewrite or reorganize terms, definitions, and thoughts. Research note taking tips that work with your learning style. Adopt the methods that you know will help you to better retain information and be able to read your notes later without difficulty.

Stop smelly gym shoes

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Use dry tea bags in your favorite flavor and place them inside your gym shoes to keep them from smelling stank. We’ve all experienced musty gym shoes and this solution keeps things fresh. Your locker will thank you.

Use these back to school hacks this year to help keep you organized, smell-free, and on track for your best year yet! Have any tips or back to school hacks we should know about? Share with everyone in the comments below.

To learn more about the PayPal Giving Fund and how to donate, visit PayPal.com/GiveNow.

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.


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