Emotional Stages Of Finals In Gifs

Emotional Stages Of Finals In Gifs

Because it is almost that time of year.
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Finals are coming, and they bring out the worst in all of us. I can’t say that I know anyone who enjoys studying, emphasis on the "dying," or taking finals. Honestly, they are horrible. Describing your feelings about finals is hard. Well, not really. You kind of just want to die a little inside, but what exactly do you feel? There is more than just that little bit of dying inside. Perhaps maybe there are GIFs that can explain your emotional stages before, during, and after finals? Here they are in order, of course.

1. When you find out that you actually have a final and have to start studying. Like, now. Oh, and may I add that the final is tomorrow!


2. When you attempt to study, but literally can't because there are no study guides in college, so you have no idea what to even look at.


3. Then you think you should start to focus and actually study.


4. But you just can't, and you are also getting really hungry. Eating is definitely one way to procrastinate successfully.


5. You then begin to cry a little and drink your pain away (grape juice if you aren't 21, of course).


6. You sleep it off and pray that the final will be easy.


7. You spot the professor when you walk into class and have some violent thoughts.


8. You try to be confident before he/she passes out the exam because that is your best bet at this point.


9. You get the exam and immediately know you did not study enough.


10. How you feel about the exam. Hint: It is the opposite of love.


11. You come to the realization that finals are horrible and don't make sense and you don't know why anyone would do this to you.


12. The multiple choice section comes, and you think, "This will be easy!"


13. Time is ticking and you realize there is only five minutes left to finish the exam!


14. You somehow remember everything on the exam!


15. And then you sort of feel OK. You feel like you may have possibly maybe done something right.


16. Finally, you get the final grade back and see that you actually did somewhat decent for a final exam.


That final was not as bad as you thought it would be. As I have learned, we tend to freak out and stress about things too much. We know what is on the final. We have been learning about the material all semester. We freak out, we stress, and we study until our brains are fried. But it is all okay in the end. So, it is okay to freak out. It is part of finals. However, keep in mind that it is almost over! You are going home soon for an entire month. Just get through these next couple of weeks, and you will be absolutely fine!

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22 Girl Names Your Random College Roommate Will Have, And The Type Of Roommate They Are

Will she be your BFF?
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Every roommate situation in college is going to be different.

All you can do is hope and pray that they'll just leave you alone for the most part. A lot of the time, you can get a hint about what kind of roommate they'll be just knowing their first name.

1. Hailey

Her dad pays her rent. She can't cook. Litters the kitchen with take out boxes from the local vegan joint.

2. Beth

Totally wants you to go to SoulCycle with her at 6 a.m. on a Saturday. Room is littered with leggings and sneakers.

3. Michelle

Comes home at 3 a.m. after a night of heavy drinking. Loudly makes some sort of frozen meal. Sleeps through her noon alarm.

4. Victoria

Probably has dark hair and an acoustic guitar. Keeps pretty much to herself. Does homework in the living room at obscure hours.

5. Madison

Was on the dance team in high school and has not stopped telling you about how great it was. Does work out videos on the TV in the living room.

6. Kim

Brings her boyfriend over every night of the week. Brings different boys home on the weekends.

7. Megan

Actively avoids cleaning the bathroom. Leaves her dishes in the sink. You haven't seen her shower in four days.

8. Erica

Normal. Quiet. Wants to be a high school English teacher.

9. Erika

Wild. Emotionally distraught always. Is always hosting the pre-game. Never comes home with all of the clothes she left wearing.

10. Sarah

"Definitely should have got into Harvard, but I ended up here instead." Too into trying to get a 4.0 to pay attention to you.

11. Julia

Studies music performance. Screams expletives at her keyboard. Cannot play the trumpet, but still tries really hard.

12. Hannah

So tall she almost hits her head on the doorways. Plays basketball. Raps to old Kanye in the shower.

13. Jenny

Should not be allowed to go out. Goes out every weekend anyway. Throws up in your bathtub and doesn't always address it in the morning.

14. Heather

Stressing about her internship. Is currently failing all of her classes. Will somehow still get a 3.5 GPA this semester.

15. Grace

You never see her, only the hairballs she leaves all around your place.

16. Emma

Only has guy friends because "it's easier." Guy friends who leave empty beer cans out after every sporting event on TV.

17. Caitlyn

Has a 4.0 as a biology major. Is going to med school. Sterilizes her room, the bathroom and the kitchen sink every four hours.

18. Sam

Always has a paper about feminism to write. Rosie the Riveter poster in her room.

19. Alex

Is probably dating her boss. Has straight Ds in all her classes.

20. Taylor

Is somehow always home when you're home. You know nothing about her other than where she's from.

21. Alyssa

Trying to become the next big YouTuber. Has lighting equipment all over the place. You constantly hear the phrase, "Hey guys, welcome to my channel!" She squealed because yesterday she hit 25 subscribers.

22. Jesse

Is probably plotting your murder. Lurks around like a cat.

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Don't Let Anybody Shame You For Being A Community College Student

Community college is not a bad thing. In the end, you will save money and will probably be much happier.
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It's your senior year of high school and all around you, your classmates are buzzing with excitement. What is the excitement about? College acceptances! Your friends, athletes, and classmates all around you are announcing the big name universities they have applied and been accepted to. In all the commotion you can't help but feel excited for them as well. But what happens when you go home and family and friends start asking you where you are going? What happens when you have known since the beginning of junior year that you are going to a community college or the "13th grade" as others call it?

I'll tell you what happens, people around you smile and change the subject. Or they ask "why?" and say that it is a terrible idea. They tell you that you are making a mistake and that if you don't go straight off to a university, you will never have a degree or a good job as other people that went straight to a university. I'm here to tell you that they are wrong.

There is no shame in going to community college for two years. In fact, if you are not quite sure what you want to major in or do when you graduate then it is the perfect time to find out. Community college gives you 2 extra years to find out what you like to learn about, what you like to do, and what you see yourself doing in the future.

Not to mention, community college gives you the chance to save up money for two years. That way when you graduate, you can go off to a big name university and not have to take as many loans out had you went straight there. The best part of going to a community college is that after your two years there you complete all your prerequisite classes, you also graduate with an associates degree.

After you can find a "big university" that accepts your college credits that you have already completed and transfer right over. You complete your junior and senior year there and graduate with a bachelors degree. The best part is no one ever has to know you went to a community college if you don't want them to.

Community college is not a bad thing. In the end, you will save money and will probably be much happier. Let's throw away the stigma. Let's start giving kids that are confused about where they should go and what they should do, the option of going to community college.

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