Post-Spring Break Blues

Post-Spring Break Blues

As told by "Grey's Anatomy"

It’s that wonderful time of year again, a time when the sun is shining and you can smell summer in the air. The sky is blue after the cold winter and the world is full of beautiful possibility. Spring break is here and you can kick back, stick your feet in the sand, lather on the sun lotion, and enjoy the endless pina coladas to come. You’re a happy person, and you just want it to stay that way.

Then, something terrifying happens to shatter your bliss. It’s Sunday, which means tomorrow is Monday, and Monday means school. You tell yourself “alright, how bad can it be? I did a few months of this school thing already so I can do another two.

But oh, it’s different this time around. You’ve tasted a piece of summer’s freedom, and you don’t want to go back. You wake up and suddenly feel the bliss of the pina coladas being quickly replaced by the panic of papers and anxiety of the midterms to come.

You step onto campus, and it’s a different world. What happened to the beach and the happiness? Where did the sun go? Probably wherever the sliver of calm left in my life went …

When you get to class, papers and projects and assignments are thrown at you left and right. Where did all of this information come from? When were all of these tests assigned? How can someone possibly fit so many due dates into one week?

You look around to see if you’re the only one who feels like they are being bombarded with information they’ve never remotely heard before, and you find a bit of remaining peace in knowing you’re not the only one.

You wonder how you’re going to learn all of this foreign information and how so many due dates can be crammed into two day. Most of all, you wonder how all of this happened so quickly.

You realize that there are three options for how you will cope with the rest of the semester ...

One: pizza.

Two: drinking.

Or three: work.

And then you take the tests and the midterms. You write the essays and do the projects. Before you know it, you’re done. You’ve made it to the end of the tunnel and, you’re out of the woods because it’s finally summer. Now all that’s left to do is pack your bikini, say your goodbyes, and hit the beach.

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1. Crimped Hair

2. Straightened Side Bangs With Curly Hair

3. Jeans under skirts

4. A "poof" with two braids

...thanks Lizzie Mcguire

5. The solo "poof" with straight hair

Lauren Conrad made this acceptable, right?

6. All silver or light blue eye shadow

7. Too Much Eyeliner

8. "Emo" hair

9. Ponchos

10. Tank Tops Over T-Shirts

11. Those "shrug" Half Sweaters that tied in the middle *cringe*

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Everyone Should Visit NYC Once In Their Lifetime

Alicia Keys said it best, the streets will make you feel brand new and you will leave feeling more inspired than ever before.


For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to live in New York City. I've been to a lot of places and this one is by far my favorite of them all.

Not only does this city have the ability to make me feel so incredibly alive, but every single time I have visited, I have left ready to conquer anything and everything that comes my way.

There is just something about the bright lights, busy streets, and hustle of this city that is unbelievably inspiring and admirable to me. It really is the concrete jungle where dreams are made of.

A trip to New York City is always a good idea, and you will never run out of things to do and see. So if you aren't quite convinced you want to see The Big Apple for yourself yet, here are a couple of reasons why you should.

#1 The Buildings.

It wouldn't be NYC without the buildings after all. The architecture is, to put it lightly, f***ing amazing. The linear streets, mix between old and new designs, and all of the unique colors and lights are beautiful beyond belief and pictures don't do them enough justice.

#2 The Culture.

Known as the melting pot of the world, the city is so beautifully diverse compared to the rest of the country and it's incredible to be able to see all of the cultural differences all throughout one city.

#3 The Food.

Two words: Pizza and Bagels. I can not stress this enough, EAT ALL OF THE PIZZA AND BAGELS! I literally think I could live off of those two things. Another good thing about New York is that you can eat for super cheap if you are on a budget, because theres guaranteed to be a pizza place on every block with $1 slices and food vendors lined up on the sidewalks with hot dogs and pretzels.

#4 The Entertainment. 

Broadway shows, Off Broadway, Concerts, Comedy, Art, you name it and it's there. Anything you could ever want to do, you can do in this city. One of my favorite shows I've been to was the Blue Man Group. I laughed so hard I thought I was going to pee my pants, and I liked it so much I even went back for a second time!

No matter who you are or what you like to do, this city has something to offer you! I truly believe that everyone needs to experience this city at least once in their lifetime. So start planning, save up, and go explore! And if you end up hating least you can get pizza for a dollar a slice.

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