Going Back To School, As Told By Gilmore Girls
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Going Back To School, As Told By Gilmore Girls

Where you lead, I will follow....unless you're going back to school.

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Going Back To School, As Told By Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls

We all know the struggle of ending summer vacation only to begin a stressful, busy school year. It's no fun. Here's how back-to-school time usually goes, as told by Gilmore Girls.

You're happily enjoying your summer, oblivious to the proximity you are to the start of the school year, when boom: back-to-school commercials appear out of nowhere.

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Next, you get your schedule, and it starts to feel real.

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The last week of summer goes by way too quickly.

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When, after sleeping in until noon all summer, you alarm goes off at 6 AM on the first day of school.

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Walking the halls and seeing all the faces you tried to forget about over the summer is a nightmare.

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And then you find your friends and realize it might be okay...

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...until you start your first class.

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At the end of the week, all you feel like doing is sleeping.

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But, too soon, it starts all over again.

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