Motivational Playlist for the Rest of the Semester

By Indira Midha




The school grind is so real right now. Classes are hard, the weather is grossly in-between and you’re tired in every sense of the word. Here is a playlist to get you through those intense study sessions and muddy walks to the lecture you’d rather poke your eye out than attend.

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Best Fake Smile by James Bay

No, you don’t have to wear your best fake smile. Don’t have to stand there and burn inside.

BO$$ by Fifth Harmony

Workin’ for the money, cause that’s how my mama taught me.”

Defying Gravity from Wicked the Musical

“I’m through accepting limits cause someone says they’re so. Some things I cannot change – but till I try, I’ll never know!”

Keep Your Head Up by Andy Grammer

“This is just a journey. Drop your worries. You are gonna turn out fine.”

Mausam & Escape by A.R. Rahman

This song actually doesn’t have lyrics, the beat is just very motivational and encourages you to pick up the pace.

No Boundaries by Adam Lambert

“Just when you think the road is going nowhere. Just when you almost gave up all your dreams. They take you by the hand and show you that you can.”

One Way Or Another by Blondie

“One way or another I’m gonna getcha.”

Rise Up by Andra Day

“You’re broken down and tired of living life on a merry go round. And you can’t find the fighter, but I see it in you so we gonna walk it out and move mountains.”

The Greatest by Sia

“I’m free to be the greatest, I’m alive.”

The Scientist by Coldplay

“Nobody said it was easy.”



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