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Calling all yconic members!

We know it’s hard to think about but it’s almost that time of year again. Tell us your top 3 “Must Haves” for back to school and you could be featured in yconic's newest article.

Example:              1. My trusty Herschel backpack
                               2. Red TOMS shoes
                               3. My lucky pen
                              ~Jon, first year Queen’s student in Economics

Reply to this thread now for your chance to be featured!
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My top 3 *MUST HAVES* for back to school are: 
1) My DIY (Do It Yourself) Washi Tape Notebooks
2) My durable Dakine Backpack
3) My positive and bright Lilly Pulitzer agenda
-Geneva, Grade 12
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1. My laptop
2.  A pack of college ruled lined paper. 
3.  My Honda Civic.
- Shifat, 2nd year Engineering Student @ Wayne State University
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1. My Binder labeled "Notes"
2. A bundle of  textbooks
3. My Mandarin Chinese Dictionary
-Aiden, 10th Grade High School Student
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1) My aluminum cased pentel lead pencil 
2) Hilroy lined paper 
3)  My 2009 MacBook (a little old school but works like a beauty ) 
~ Cassy grade 12 
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1. My laptop
2. A pack of lined paper
3. A financial calculator
-Maxine, 5th year Business, Brock University
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1. Academic Daytimer (August to July)
2. $1 Hilroy Exercise Book
3. Reusable Stainless Steel Water Bottle
- Leslie, Fourth Year Environmental Studies, Carleton University
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1. Colourful agenda 
2. Snacks (I always carry some in my bag - studying makes me hungry!)
3.  My Laptop
- Emily, 2nd Year Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
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1. Granola bars, lots and lots of granola bars
2. Note books galore
3. My giant swissgear backpack for all my stuff!
~ Ellen, Grade 12
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1. Pocket Square, doesn't have to be in a suit
2. Breath Mint
3. Chapstick
Make sure you're always prepared to run into someone important!
- Edriane, 2nd Year Information Technology - Network Systems, SAIT
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1. Water bottle, gotta stay hydrated!!
2. Binder with extra lined paper
3. My lucky papermate pen haha
-Vivian, 1st year Chemistry - University of Calgary
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(1) A 1000 pages of lined notebook 
(2) My four coloured pen 
(3) A Casio Calculator 
- Khalaf, third year Mathematics - Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario
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1. A Pencil/Writing Utencil. One cannot survive without it!
2. My Notebooks with an Expandable Function
3. My Handy Dandy TI-84 Silver Edition Graphing Calculator!
-Ven, Grade 12 at Archbishop MacDonald High School
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My top three must haves:
1) Waterproof backpack cover
2) Hilroy coil bound notebooks
3) Noise cancelling headphones
~Anna, Second Year Computer Engineer at UBC
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1. My converse sneakers
2. My Sunbeam wireless headphones
3. My four subject notebook, downsizing this year from a binder.
~Hillary, Grade 12 at Halifax West High School

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1. My Red, Blue and Green Pencil Sharpeners
2. My black and green sneakers
3. My Grey and Blue Backpack
~ Leah, Second Year at University of Toronto - Mississauga
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1. My black Doc Marten boots.
2. My colourful felt-tip markers.
3. My Zumreed headphones, for form and function.
~Syd, 1st Year English at Queen's
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My top three must haves:
1. Karelle Forcier-L. (Best friend! We share groceries, meal planning, cooking, dishes, laundry, then study, laugh, live, cry, sing, dance, party, etc... :) 
2.COFFEE: Nescafé instant/K-CUPS.. includes the cream and sugar, of course! :)
3.Lenovo laptop (Must have tool at University; combines software, entertainment, etc..)
~J., Second Year at Université de Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke
 
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1) Soft and sturdy microfiber laptop case (no scratches guaranteed)
2) Juicy Fruit Strawberry gum (stress reliever; also a great way to make more friends)
3) My trusty & pretty pink Kate Spade planner (100% keeps me on track -- a uni/college must-have)
- Elizabeth, 2nd year LFS student at UBC 
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The ultimate top three must-have's of my final year in high school:
1. My artistic rock and loyal friend: my sketchbook.
2. Sleep.
3. Time.
~Rebekkah S. Grade 12
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My three must-haves for going back to school are:
1) Coiled notebooks
2) A fully loaded Tim's Card
3) A warm (and fashionable!) coat for the winter months
~Kurt, Second year student in Queen's Commerce
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