The Ultimate Back-to-School Playlist

School is back in session! Well, almost. To get you or your loved ones ready for the year ahead, we compiled some of the hottest songs from summer 2015 — everything from Demi Lovato's "Cool for the Summer" to One Direction's "Drag Me Down." Blast these songs, and you'll definitely be ready to hit the books: 

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1. OMI Cheer

OMI's "Cheerleader" will get you hyped for the day.The upbeat jam will have you ready for whatever the school year may bring. 

2. The Weeknd Face

"Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd perfectly describes how we feel when we know it's time to head back to school. This is the perfect song for wallowing in the sorrows of the year to come...

3. Silento

Silento's "Watch Me" has become our anthem for life! The song can pick you up in an instant and get you ready for the hard study days ahead.

4. Major Lazer

"Lean On" by Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring M0 is the song that makes us want to get up and belly dance. If you are in school, don't do exactly that, but definitely listen to it when you need to tune everyone out! 

5. Demi Lovato Cool

Demi Lovato's "Cool for the Summer" has us wishing school wouldn't come just yet. Even though the song is about the summertime, this is the perfect song when you need a pick-me-up. 

6. Selena Gomez Good

We just want to look good for everyone — especially on the first day of class. Selena Gomez's "Good For You" is great when you are getting ready and thinking about your boo thang. It will make you get dressed to the nines for school. 

7. One Direction Drag

You can't let the day get you down when you are trying to get ready for school. "Drag Me Down" by One Direction has the perfect beat to get you ready for the day ahead. 

8. Walk the Moon

"Shut Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon will get you in the zone for any tests or quizzes you might have coming up. 

9. R City

"Locked Away" by R City featuring Adam Levine perfectly describes the start of the school year. Once when you get the hang of it, that will change — hopefully. 

10. Drake Hotline

"Hotline Bling" by Drake is the song that we love to listen to when we need to get work done. If you are doing homework or if you just need a little motivation, listen to this. You'll feel rejuvinated and ready to go.