Being a hot girl à la Megan Thee Stallion is a state of mind. It's seasonless. Yes, the Houston rapper made the phrase Hot Girl Summer go viral well, in summer. But now, if you don't want to leave your hot girl antics behind and channel them into your academics (plus, you want a timely IG caption), the Texas Southern University Junior and VMA award winner has taken her signature motto and made it academia-friendly. Welcome into your vocabularies and life: Hot Girl Semester.
Synonyms? Hot Nerd Fall, as stated by Thee Stallion herself in an interview with Access Hollywood. Basically, you take all that hot girl energy to the classroom and be the best student you can be. Let the hot
girl queen herself be your inspiration. If she could write Cash Shit between classes, you can ace that test, finish that essay on time, schedule that study group, you do you!
And though, Megan won't be sitting in your class, because she is currently enrolled in online courses, she was kind enough to share her Hot Girl Semester tips while taking over Twitter Music's account.
From planners to cute business casual looks, scroll down as we break down the ultimate guide to having a hot girl semester:
Planners or bust
Stay organized all through the semester with a planner. Sure, your phone and laptop already have notes and calendars apps, but nothing beats pen and paper.
Front Row Life
Don't be intimated by the class front row. Not only will you be more focused but as Thee Stallion states your professors will most likely remember your face. So, sit down, take out your notebook and your favorite pen, take notes and don't shy away from asking questions.
Dress to Impress
Look, we get it, sometimes finding the motivation to look presentable for your 7am class is nearly impossible. However, if you're sitting front row, you don't want to look like you've rolled out of bed. So, as Thee Stallion suggests, dress business casual at least twice a week. That means you have some other days to dress up (or dress down) however you want. It's called balance. So stock up on cardigans, loafers, and some cute socks (that you can style under anklets) and your business casual look is almost complete.
Stay on Top of Your Homework
Classes can get hectic quickly. However, if you can stay on top of your homework, you'll cruise smoothly through them. So, don't leave assignments until last minute because then you'll have added pressure that could've been easily avoided. That being said, make sure you have plenty of highlighters (no, not the makeup kind even though it's important too for all back-to-school beauty looks). This way you can keep track of all the important dates and information you read while studying, making finding the answers for your homework much easier.
Get Your Head in the Game
Last but certainly not least, Megan Thee Stallion couldn't have said it better: STOP PROCRASTINATING. You have your planner, your school supplies, your hot nerd fall fits, now all you have to do is keep it together, do that homework, study for that test, and stop playing yourself. If your planner isn't enough, get yourself a virtual assistant that you can program to keep you on top of everything.
Originally Appeared on Teen Vogue