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If Today's College Kids Rewrote 'The 12 Days Of Christmas,' They'd Send...

Finally free of finals, we're able to hunker down and enjoy the days leading up to the most wonderful time of the year.

If Today's College Kids Rewrote 'The 12 Days Of Christmas,' They'd Send...

There are the classic 12 days of Christmas that we all get stuck in our head but there is also the 12 days of a college student's Christmas. Some hold fear and some hold warmth and relief. After Thanksgiving, things can start off scary and can even hit a few road-bumps but, eventually, we reach the Golden Star of Christmas break!!!

So, on the twelfth day of Christmas, my college sent to me...

12 Christmas Movies

From the classics of White Christmas and It's A Wonderful Life to the newer funny ones such as Elf and The Santa Claus series. It is easy enough to find 12 Christmas Movies to distract you from your responsibilities.

11 Crazy Family Members

Holidays bring all of those crazy relatives together for the big group hugs and the exciting dinner conversations. Prepare yourself for all those relationship questions from the relatives.

10 Secret Santas

You would think having secret santas would lower the Christmas shopping bills... but those groups all add up.

9 Loads of Laundry

Layers on layers on layers from the cold, leads to the huge piles of laundry.

8 Assignments Due

Extra credit opportunities and the last minute assignments to boost your grade means constant work and minimal sleep.

7 Friends Dancing

You are so close!! Celebratory dancing is most definitely called for. Grab your friends, spike that hot chocolate and get Jingle All The Way!

6 Blankets Piled

You can stay inside as much as possible to keep warm, but if you want to still have money after winter then pile up those blankets and don't touch the thermostat.

5 Mental Breakdowns

With the cold weather and the piled on assignments and exams you are sure to average at least 6 mental breakdowns... a week...

4 Deadly Finals

Just a little more studying and a few more nights without sleep and you are home free!! Those four finals can seem overpowering but you are capable of success!

3 Feet of Snow

Prepare yourself for the slippery streets and hidden cars under the snow.

2 Stubborn Teachers

Those professors sure know how to build on to the holiday stress... and find a way to not "see" your emails and forget to boost your 89% to a 90%.

​And a Christmas ready to be celebrated!

ITS TIME! The moment you've built up for. Christmas Time!! Indulge in the holiday traditions and stuff your stomachs with amazing food.

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