6 Reasons Thanksgiving Break Couldn't Come Fast Enough
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6 Reasons Thanksgiving Break Couldn't Come Fast Enough

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6 Reasons Thanksgiving Break Couldn't Come Fast Enough

1. Midterm season is over.

The words, “I can’t, I have to study for midterms,” have basically defined every social interaction that you have had over the last two months. You gave up going out with friends, sleeping the recommended 8-10 hours, and probably a little bit of your sanity studying for those tests. But, assuming you put in the work needed, it was all worth it and now you get to take a much-needed break…in a couple of weeks.

2. Your motivation to work is at an all-time low.

Just like midterms, our motivation is a thing of the past. Every day we wake up to our alarm clocks and think: “Is it worth it? Like, do I really have to get up, get ready, and go to class just to take notes on things I won’t get tested on for a month?" If your answer to those questions is to turn off your alarm clock and fall back to sleep, I feel you.

3. You get irrationally angry at literally everything.

Lets face it: there comes a time in every semester when even the smallest things set you off. Some random kid sits next to you in class even though there are plenty of empty seats around? Anger. A car alarm goes off when you are trying to study? Immense anger. Your roommate eats something that you have been looking forward to all day? Anger so intense that you wonder if you have ever experienced anger before this moment. So, yeah, I think it’s time for a break.

4. Your laundry is really starting to pile up.

Between not getting up for class and getting annoyed at everything, you have had absolutely no time to do your laundry. You’ve even resorted to wearing your high school shirts and your granny panties. If ever there was a time that you needed a break, it is now. I mean, what’s the alternative? Spending five bucks and three hours waiting on your clothes? No thanks!

5. You are majorly homesick.

Even though you practically text your friends from home every day and call your parents at least once a week (hopefully), the separation is slowly killing you. You don’t just want to hear about the highlights of their day, you want to go to McDonalds at three in the morning with your siblings and watch movies with your friends. College is great, but there is just something strangely comforting about driving around town in your car without any responsibilities. Like Dorothy said, “There’s no place like home.”

6. Thanksgiving dinner.

‘Nuff said.

So, a word of advice to all my fellow students: hang in there. We are so close. Just think about driving home to a table filled with all of the best food and a house full of all of your favorite people. Think about that, and you can get through anything.

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