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Finals Got Me Like...

How Many Days Until Summer?

Finals Got Me Like...

As the temperature gets higher and the drive to be productive gets lower, students can all relate to one lingering question: "When's summer?"

I have been going through this a lot very recently as temperatures have been in the 70s with beautiful sunshine (which we don't see here a lot in Wisconsin). I will be the first to admit that I would rather sit outside tanning and listening to music with friends than sitting in the library studying away.

Students go through this every year around this time, and we also go through many many mixed emotions:

1. When the thought of studying, understandably, makes you want to die

It's okay to stress out over finals, I'm sure everyone will. The amount of studying is incomprehensible, and yeah, maybe you should have started studying earlier, but, hey, that's life. Once that final is done, go get yourself a soft pretzel, or ten, you deserve it.

2. The overwhelming feeling of everything that is about to hit you in the face in the next few weeks

Life is going to be rough during finals week. No matter how many things you accomplish in one day, that list will never end of everything that needs to be done. Just please, don't let finals make you look like this ... for the sake of everyone.

3. The need for the outdoors and sunshine

The feeling that you have to lock yourself inside the library to even be a little productive feels like being trapped in a jail cell. So to avoid this, just treat yo self and find a good place outside around campus to get work done. This way you get the best of both worlds, and by best of both worlds I mean sunshine and outdoors ... not studying or being productive.

4. Calculating how much you can half-ass all of your assignments and still keep your grade

You've worked hard all semester, maybe it's okay to be a little below average during finals week, as long as you keep your grade, right?

5. The desire to spend every last minute with your friends before they leave for the summer

Don't leave me and please spend every single second with me before you leave me (or just don't leave me). This especially goes out to all my friends that are graduating, I really don't think it's that hard to fail all of your class, so get on that ... please.

6. Taking a "ten minute break" that turns into two-hours aimlessly looking at your phone

We all know how this feels.

7. When you finish that last final and feel invincible

People say that falling in love is the best feeling in the world... I don't think these people have ever experienced a stressful finals week.

Coming from a college student, good luck to everyone who has to experience the worst week in the world (finals week), and may the odds be ever in your favor.

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