Is this a good way for students to prepare their new academic environments?
A baby prepares for dinner while
his mother prepares dinner!
These men prepared a disaster.
They made the first atom bomb!
Some people prepare for disaster.
Returning to our opening example, you probably need:
If students are preparing their academic environments, they’re already there – possibly they’re busy arranging furniture in their accommodation, putting books on shelves, etc. If they’re preparing for their new environments, they’re not there yet because they’re not yet ready – possibly they need to study more first, pass exams, save money, etc.