5 Times Lorelai From 'Gilmore Girls' Was Every College Student Ever

5 Times Lorelai From 'Gilmore Girls' Was Every College Student Ever

Because we all know she knows everything.

Lorelai Gilmore--the woman we all aspire to be--or at least the woman who kept us entertained during every episode of one of the best shows of all time--"Gilmore Girls." In honor of Lorelai and everything she has brought to the table, here are five times Lorelai represented every college student in the history of college students.

1. When You Tell Yourself You Can Handle That 8 a.m. Class

We've all been there--"Let me sign up for this early morning class so my day ends earlier." It sounds great in theory. It sounds a lot less great when your alarm goes off at 7 a.m.

2. When You Are Trying To Reach The Word Count On An Essay

This is no longer just "the house" it is "the large, grand, house that sat upon a hill."

3. When The Weekend Comes To An End

Didn't the weekend just start like five minutes ago?

4. When You Are Scheduling Your Classes For Next Semester

That class better not fill up before my registration time or else we are going to have a serious problem.

5. When Your Best Friend Gives You Advice

Because let's be honest, this is the most accurate and real advice we will ever give our friends. Fail a test? Eat Pizza. Breakup? Find some ice cream.

Lorelai Gilmore is the queen of television characters, but hey, she also knew a thing or two about real life.

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Yes, I Want To Be A Teacher

"You know you don't make that much money, right?"

Yes, I want to be a teacher. Yes, I know what the salary of a teacher is like. Yes, I know that people will view my future career as “easy.” No, I would not want any other job in the world.

I am sure that I am not the only future educator who has had enough with hearing all the critiques about becoming a teacher; we are tired of hearing all the negative aspects because it’s obvious that the positives will ALWAYS outweigh those judgemental negative comments.

So, why do I want to be a teacher? I am sure that I speak for many other future teachers when I say that I am not doing it for the salary, benefits, or even the summer vacation (although that is a great plus!).

I want to be a teacher because I will be able to wake up on Mondays and actually be excited. Saturday and Sunday will be a nice break to relax, but I know that I will be ready to fill up my apple-shaped mug with coffee on Monday morning and be ready for a day full of laughs and new lessons for my students for the upcoming week.

I want to be a teacher because I get to have an impact on tomorrow's leaders. No, I don’t mean that I’m predicting my future student to be the president of the United States (but, hey, that would be a pretty cool accomplishment). I mean that I have the job to help students recognize that they have the power to be a leader in and out of the classroom.

I want to be a teacher because I don’t want an easy day. Challenges are what push me to greatness and success. Although many people think teaching is an easy profession, I know that it isn’t easy. It’s very hard, every day at every moment. But it is worth it when a student finally understands that math problem that stumped them for awhile and they have a huge smile from ear to ear.

I want to be a teacher because I want to work with kids. I mean, come on, what else is greater than a kid having fun and you’re the reason why? A picture might be worth a thousand words, but a child being excited and having fun while learning is worth a million.

I want to be a teacher because I don’t want a high salary. If I really cared about making a six-figure income, I would have chosen a different profession. Teaching is not about the check that I bring home every week or two, it’s about what I learn and the memories that I make; the memories that I get to share with my family at dinner that night.

SEE ALSO: To The Teacher Who Helped Shape Me

I want to be a teacher because there is nothing else in this world that I’d rather do for the rest of my life. Sure, there may be other jobs that are rewarding in more ways. But to me, nothing can compare to the view of a classroom with little feet swinging back and forth under a desk from a student learning how to write their ABCs.

Teaching may not be seen as the perfect profession for everyone, but it is the perfect profession for me.

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