Midterm papers, exams, quizzes, unnecessarily long readings and miscellaneous course work can really get the best of all of us around this time of year. Unfortunately, in this competitive academic atmosphere, we cannot afford to take the month of October off from class to binge watch Halloweentown, Hocus Pocus and The Addams Family on repeat. That doesn’t mean your #MidtermSZN has to be miserable either.

Although crying at College at least once is a right of passage, no one should have to suffer the effects of a mental break down during this intensive studying period. Relax, take a deep breath and remind yourself that you can do this because you are a goddamn Badger and Badgers are intellectuals.

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Calm your nerves this with this soothing study break playlist consisting of slow jams and strictly positive vibes.

  1. While We’re Young- Jhené Aiko
  2. Best Part (feat H.E.R)- Daniel Caesar
  3. Belong to You- Sabrina Claudio
  4. Smile More- Syd
  5. Every Kind of Way- H.E.R
  6. Runaway- Pell
  7. This Love- Ambré Perkins
  8. Saved- Khalid
  9. Ur- SZA
  10. Cigarettes and Cush (feat. Kehlani)- Stormzy
  11. Ooh Nah Nah (feat. Masego)- SiR
  12. Come Over- Trey Songz
  13. Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)- Daniel Caesar