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12 Signs You're Too Busy For Your Own Good

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The daily life of a college student can sometimes be crazy. Between classes, labs, homework, internships, part time jobs, sports and extracurricular activities 24 hours in a day just aren't enough for you to function. Here's to the crazy ones, who live their lives scheduled minute to scheduled minute and somehow still are functioning members of society.

1. You have so many to-do lists.

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They have headings like, "Get this stuff done now!" and "All the things I need to do!" They come in the form of word documents, post-its, planners and random scraps of paper stuffed into backpacks.

2. You will go a whole day without eating, simply because you were too busy and forgot.

And at 10 p.m. you have this realization that you haven't had a meal, and you still have too much to do to eat.

3. You also lose track of time.

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Is it 2 a.m., 3 p.m. or 8 p.m.? I don't even know, all time has begun to run together in an endless stream of scheduled hell.

4. Sometimes you live in the library.

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You actually consider bringing your blanket and pillow and just officially moving in.

5. Other times you're running from meeting to meeting.

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Professor's office hours are at 4 p.m. and the floor meeting is at 6 p.m.

6. You act a little crazy.

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Your roommates and friends are slightly concerned for your mental health, but you know that it's just how you are.

7. Sleep becomes a thing of the past.

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Getting 8-10 hours just isn't even a consideration anymore, and you're very well acquainted with the early hours of the morning.

8. You've got so many things running through your mind that it actually seems like you're staring off into space.

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People try to talk to you and you're just so focused on all the things you've got to do that you aren't even registering what they're saying.

9. You run purely on coffee and adrenaline.

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If someone tries to keep you away from your caffeine, then they're taking their life into their own hands.

10. Constantly having a thousand things open on your computer.

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Several email accounts, Facebook, two to three word documents, a half finished PowerPoint, Google Drive...

11. Your calendar is essentially just blocks of color.

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With no white space in between.

12. When it comes down to it, you're a pro at multitasking.

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In fact, how you manage to function in your life is an enigma to most people, but hey, you make it work.

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