Here at OCM, we are having a love affair with all things Instagram. We really enjoy following top Instagram users who are full of life goals. Here are 10 Instagram accounts you absolutely need to follow while you’re in college to give you inspiration, motivation, and an extra bit of following fun.
One part inspiration and motivation for life, and one part yoga and healthy lifestyles -- with a dash of travel and style -- Yogagirl’s Instagram account has been making us jealous for years now. Her easy-breezy beach living mixed with her calm personality is something we strive for.
You probably know the standard inspirational quotes, but there’s something about @TheGoodQuotes’ modern take that will get you motivated. Their account provides something for everyone -- so much so that you’ll want to keep these quotes close.
By now, you’ve probably heard of Humans of New York, but in case you’re new, here’s the story: a local New Yorker travels the city interviewing regular people you’d normally just pass right by. From travelers to street performers, homeless people to politicians, this Instagram account is far more than just pictures.
For those who love a particular brand of dry, irreverent humor, eCards (known as Sarcasm_only) is for you. Passive, biting, and altogether hilarious, you’ll be sharing these little nuggets of quotes to all your friends. And if anything, they’ll get you through a particularly rough day of classes.
Do you dream of traveling the world or have a heart for all things wanderlust? Then you’ll probably fall in love with Matthew Karsten’s travel photography through his account, Expertvagabond. Full of beautifully shot photos from places around the world you can only dream of visiting yourself, it will motivate you to chase your travel goals.
If you’re into hashtags, you probably already know there’s an endless supply of #OOTD looks to base your closet on. But if you’re not following Vogue Japan’s fashion editor Anna Dello Russo, you’re missing out on the latest and greatest in street style from across the world. It’s edgy, modern, and totally fun.
We are huge fans of DIY we can do in our dorms, and that’s why we are followers of Jenni Radosevich’s crafty and highly styled account and blog, ISpyDIY. Full of tons of inspiration you can incorporate in your room from desk organizing to watercolor mugs, you’ll want to come back for more and more.
If you need a quick workout but no time to get to the gym or are new to exercising but are not sure where to start, former track and field star Idalis Velazquez has the solutions for you. Posting short workout videos full of routines and tips, you’ll get your daily dose of sweat without having to guess at what to do.
Okay, we are a bit biased over here at OCM, but our Instagram is an awesome place to keep up with what’s new and hot in all things dorm living. With awesome shots of room styles and little, hidden decor gems, we’re happy to share our favorite finds for our followers.
10. Your (Future) College
Many colleges are a little bit late to getting to the Instagram game, but following their feeds are well worth it. If you’re a current student, you’ll keep up with what’s going on around campus (and may spy yourself in a shot or two). If you’re a future student, you can get a good look at what college life is like at your dream school with beautiful shots of trees, older buildings, and students being students.