16 Signs The Sophomore Slump Has Hit You
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16 Signs The Sophomore Slump Has Hit You

If you need me, I'll be avoiding my responsibilities.

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16 Signs The Sophomore Slump Has Hit You

I thought I had avoided the sophomore slump. I was so thankful that my motivation hadn't disappeared without a trace, and that I was still getting all my readings done and not getting behind on my work. Then a few weeks ago, I had four exams in two days, and right after that, midterm grades were released. After seeing that I had pretty good midterm grades, my motivation completely left. Poof. I had no clue where it had gone. I had completely forgotten how hard I worked to get those midterm grades. That's when I realized. The Sophomore Slump had finally hit me. It had hit me hard. Now I've just got to get that motivation back and finish out this semester strong!

1. You're slightly scared of your agenda because what's inside is so daunting.

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2. Knowing you have to declare your major soon makes you want to break into a run. Away from school. Fast.

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3. You convince yourself that printing something out is worthy of taking a break.

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4. In fact, even writing out your to-do list or your agenda is worthy of a break.

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5. Nap time = all the time.

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6. Each assignment seems to take longer and longer to complete.

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7. "Get life together" has been on your to-do list for the past few weeks.

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8. You wonder how everyone around you has (or, at least appears to have) their life together.

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9. Everything other than responsibilities is extremely appealing to you.

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10. In fact, you and your netflix account have bonded a lot over the last few weeks.

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11. If your friends aren't experiencing the sophomore slump with you, they're wondering if you're okay.

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12. You're constantly wondering how you've managed to make it this far.

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13. Your list of hypothetical drop-out plans gets longer and longer each day.

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14. Your eating habits are something to be seriously concerned about.

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15. If anyone needs you, you'll probably be on your couch.

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16. You've written an entire article about the Sophomore Slump during Harry Potter weekend because it's more fun than the stack of textbooks staring at you from across the room.

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Oh wait, that last one is me......I'll get back to work now, and you should too!!

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