8 Ways To Deal With The Senior Slide
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8 Ways To Deal With The Senior Slide

It's the final countdown.

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8 Ways To Deal With The Senior Slide
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Those graduating in May understand the dangerous nature of Senioritis. Though seemingly harmless, the thoughts of freedom plague our tired minds. Procrastination is the worst enemy. We have little motivation and an overwhelming amount of tasks to accomplish.

1. Watch Netflix

With new Netflix originals like 13 Reasons Why orA Series of Unfortunate Events, there are so many reasons why you and your couch deserve a date. What could be more important than catching up with the pop culture your peers are immersed in.

2. Order Delivery Food

Yes, you do have many options in your fridge or on-campus, but nothing compares to a fresh pizza delivered to you. Pick your poison, and settle in with an obsence amount of food.

3. Stare At Your Homework

15-20 minutes should be just enough to realize that you really, really don't want to do this. Maybe an additional five will make you realize that you have definitely made the wrong choice of major and that you officially hate your life.

4. Nap

Preparing yourself to do homework is exhausting. You probably have 5-6 hours of work, so this is the perfect time to lay down and avoid responsibilities.

5. Unnecessary Grocery Shop

24/7 shopping was created with the college procrastinator in mind. Yes, I should be writing my essay but I would rather spend twenty minutes stress-buying movies from the five dollar movie bin.

6. Browse Social Media

Though you have plenty of homework and studying ahead, you can never be too sure that you are missing something. What if there is a new and exciting meme we haven't seen? What if there is a new Tasty video that we will never make? There are rounds to do.

7. Cry

Yes, this is life. Reality may seem bleak, but there isn't much left.

8. Give Up

Don't worry, it's just this time of the year! You will overcome all of the obstacles ahead. You will graduate.

It's almost over, friends.

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