5 Silver Linings Of Finals Week
Start writing a post
Student Life

5 Silver Linings Of Finals Week

You need the inspiration as much as I do.

5 Silver Linings Of Finals Week
Programming Librarian

Hello there, fellow college student. Do you, too, feel like death this week? Do you want to crawl into a bed and never get up? Do you find yourself reciting chemical reactions or muscle names as you cook dinner? If so, get ready for the best inspiration I could come up with. With so much negativity about finals, let's look at the bright side.

1. It's only a week and a half! A mere ten days of stress and then a whole month free! SO much sleep is in your future, you just have to get through the hard part first.

2. If there's a time when all college students are united in a cause, it's now. Crying in the library? No one will care. Everyone is in the same stage, so you can basically act however you want without being judged for it. Wear a onesie to the caf? The only thing that anyone's thinking is, "What a smart gal."

3. Along that same line of thinking, you can let up on all the stuff you normally do. Like going to the gym, eating healthy, doing laundry, or washing your hair. It's all fine. Okay, maybe you should wash your hair. But only if it doesn't cut into time for sleep. It's finals.

4. This is (usually) the time when the university is nicest to you. Professors are helpful, there is free food and coffee around. Plus 24/7 library hours are an absolute lifesaver.

5. If those aren't enough, here's the biggest inspiration of all: your degree is not just for you. If you haven't seen that article floating around, here is the link to the video that accompanies it:


Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

college students waiting in a long line in the hallway

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments