So you’re heading off to college. You’ve got your year planned out and you can’t wait to leave home—but first you need to get packing. It’s certainly not the most exciting part of the adventure, so we’re going to help you get motivated. Here are 10 of our favorite packing tunes, in one epic playlist, to help you get started stuffing those boxes. Listen to them whenever you want on Apple Music. Just subscribe through UNiDAYS for only $4.99 a month. That’s probably less than you’ll spend on one late-night fast food run this semester.
1. Blink 182 - Going Away To CollegeThis one is fairly self explanatory, but if this is your first year heading off to college it’s going to get you super pumped!
2. Katy Perry - California GurlsDefinitely apt if you’re off to Cali but still a catchy as hell tune if you’re not. Bikinis, zucchinis, martinis remember!
3. Ludacris - Area CodesNo playlist is complete without Luda! Wherever your new zip code may be, this song will have you ready to get there.
4. Guns & Roses - Welcome To The JungleThis choice is no reflection on what it’s actually going to be like at college. Honest.
5. Jay Z & Alicia Keys - Empire State Of MindJust like ‘California Girls,’ this is obviously much more poignant if you’re actually moving to New York. Even if you’re not, it’s still an awesome song that you can belt out whilst you’re trying to shove tangled socks into that suitcase.
6. All American Rejects - Move AlongIn my opinion, you can’t go wrong with any song by the All American Rejects. This one just happens to have a moving theme. But really any of them will give you the boost you need to get all packed up.
7. Rihanna - WorkMoving is exciting, but let’s face it, packing can be a chore. After the 3rd roll of packing tape and 14 cardboard boxes, packing gets a little dull. Rihanna is anything but dull. Crank this song, take a dance break, keep your spirits high, and get that werrrrk done.
8. Asher Roth - I Love CollegeA cliche? Maybe. A great song? Definitely. This is a true college anthem that’s sure to have you rarin’ to get back on campus.
9. 50 Cent - In Da ClubBecause even 13 years after it first came out, it gets played at almost every college party. It’s just that good.
10. DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down For WhatThere’s no introduction needed for this epic tune. Strap in, college is coming!
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