The first few weeks back at school (or new to school, #new2osu) can be stressful and overwhelming. Procrastination inevitably tends to sneak its way into your schedule and Netflix is always there, but what about TED talks? Talks span all topics and cultures and range from 5 to 25 minutes. They’re great for study breaks or for entertainment! Here’s a starter list of 8 TED talks for back to school:

More talks can be found at or on TEDxOhioState’s website at!