Post-Holiday Break Emotions Told By 'The Vampire Diaries'
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Post-Holiday Break Emotions Told By 'The Vampire Diaries'

Your rest and relaxation time is over, time to go back to class.

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Post-Holiday Break Emotions Told By 'The Vampire Diaries'
The Vampire Diaries

Is it just me, or did the last month just speed by? Whether your break consisted of Netflix binges, hanging out with hometown friends, or catching up on sleep, it has unfortunately come to an end. The CW's hit show "The Vampire Diaries'" characters often deal with times of difficult struggle, terrible sacrifices, and excruciating pain. Sounds just like going back to college, right?

Goodbye, home-cooked meals.

Back to Ramen noodles and cans of soup. If this isn't the bitter reality of college, I'm not sure what is. The last month was filled with family gatherings which, of course, are usually centered around food. But now it's time to go back to the "poor college kid" lifestyle.

Having to do...(wait for it)...work.

No more wasting the days away without doing the W word. We must now submerge ourselves into an epitome of a black hole, commonly referred to as "doing homework." Just the phrase alone causes chills to run down my spine.

Constantly considering dropping out of college.

I think I would be perfect as a professional Netflix binge-er. Plus, it's only ten dollars a month instead of tuition prices! However, I doubt your parents want you living on their couch for the next 40 years.

Having to wait your turn for showering.

Ahh, taking a relaxing bath with a luscious bath bomb is the best way to relax. But not anymore! For students living on campus, we must now wait our turn to use the community showers to bathe. Plus, if your residence hall is anything like mine, you have random things all over the counters and walls of the bathrooms. Boogers, weird gloves, foreign hair products, and vegetables....don't ask. Just don't forget your shower shoes...ew.

Dealing with overly pushy professors.

How many homework assignments can possibly be assigned in one week? On top of exams and readings? I'm expected to have time to do all of this PLUS sleep, eat, shower, and socialize?

Your phone is constantly blowing up with email notifications.

Professors, fellow students, clubs, Greek life, the bookstore, everybody wants to randomly welcome you back and tell you about random events. But you were used to a lifetime of solitude for the last month. And frankly, you don't care that the next chess club meeting is this Tuesday at 4.

You finally are reunited with your roommate and friends!

You hate to admit it, but you are excited to go back. You can't wait to catch up with all your college buds and see what crazy things they did over the last month.

Together, we can pull through this.

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