A College Student's "April"
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A College Student's "April"

Finals and projects and deadlines, oh my.

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A College Student's "April"

Ahhhh, April. The weather is getting warmer, the quads are rapidly filling up with students trying to rid of their paleness, and summer is just around the corner. Sounds pretty perfect, right? Nope. April usually entails a boat-load of final papers, group projects that are being procrastinated, and unfortunately final exams. Yup, April doesn't seem so nice after all now, does it? For all the college students out there, you're not alone. We will all fail miserably this month together. April usually goes something like this..

The first time the temperature hits 70 degrees and you're like:

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So you can finally sport the side of your wardrobe that has gone incognito for months.

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But then two of your professors assign you research or final papers. Vibe killer.

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Somehow you think you have it all under control, but then a group project is assigned.

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On top of that study guides for final exams are now being handed out.

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And then you remember that you're a broke college student who needs a summer job.

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And at this point in the game, you're pretty desperate and will work anywhere.

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Now your Spring weekend is around the corner, and you just wanna live.

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And somehow, always, everybody except you are able to go out and you're constantly reminded through social media.

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So you start stress eating because.. why not.

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Then because of all the fit people around you, you face the sad realization that your summer bod is non-existent.

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And with worrying about these past two things, you somehow forgot that all your assignments are due in two days.

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And so all of your nights start to look like this:

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And your attitude becomes a little something like this:

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But hey, eventually it somehow became May and you're finally donezo.

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*Girl on the right.. relatable*


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