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Fiction On Odyssey: If You Give A College Student A Cookie

He will still procrastinate his homework.

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One day, I, a college student, was craving a cookie. Imagination soon followed when I realized how funny it would be if I were given a cookie. Much credit and inspiration come from Laura Numeroff's children's book, "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie".

If You Give A College Student A Cookie

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If You Give A College Student A Cookie


If you give a college student a cookie

The sugar crash will make him feel sleepy.
When he feels sleepy
He will want to take a nap.


When he wants to take a nap, he will ask for some coffee.
If he gets coffee, he will want to use the bathroom.
When he is using the bathroom, he will probably check his phone.
On his phone, he will end up checking his E-Mail.



If he checks his e-mail, he will remember that he has an assignment due at midnight.

He'll want to use your WiFi… And ask for your password.
When he's using your WiFi, he will try to start his homework...
It won't take long before he gets confused and frustrated.
Once he's confused and frustrated, he might look on YouTube for tutorials.



When he is on YouTube, he will find a "Watch Mojo" video.

Once he finds a "Watch Mojo" video, he will watch another "Related Video"
… and then another, and then another.
If he watches too many videos, he will lose track of time
When he loses track of time, he will panic when he finally looks at the clock.



If he panics, he will rush to get his assignment done.

While he's rushing to get his assignment done, he'll stress out.
When he stresses out, he will threaten to drop out of college.
While he stresses out, he will need reassurance that his efforts aren't all for nothing.
If he believes you, he'll rally his emotions and finish his assignment.



When he finally submits his assignment, it will probably be close to 11:59.

And when he is up that late, he is going to eventually remember…
He skipped dinner!!
So he'll be hungry and looking for food.
And if you're going to feed a college student…
He will always be grateful for a cookie.


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17 'Winnie The Pooh' Quotes To Remember When You're About To Have A Final Exam Panic Attack

"People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day."

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Stressed AF about finals?

Let Pooh take the wheel:

1. "You're braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think." 

2. "Think it over, think it under." 

3. "Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day." 

4. "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day." 

5. "It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"

6.  "Think, think, think." 

7. "The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually." 

8. "Could be worse. Not sure how, but it could be." 

9. "To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks." 

10. "Home is the comfiest place to be." 

11. "So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing introductions, and get on with the book." 

12. "I must go forward to where I have never been instead of backwards where I have." 

13. "One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries." 

14. "Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved." 

15. "It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine." 

16. "Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known."

17. My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places."

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