44 Reasons To Finish The Semester Strong

44 Reasons To Finish The Semester Strong

Because, yes, it is that point of the semester.

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It's the part of the semester when pencils are missing, notebooks are worn out, and students just need breaks. It is the part where break seems so close, yet the list of things to accomplish before break seems never ending. But fear not, the end is in sight and it is important to keep your eyes on the prize. Here is a list of my top 44 reasons to finish the semester off strong.

1. Christmas... duh 

2. Family time

3. Break is so so so soon

4. The "heck yeah I did that" feeling

5. It will in fact in end, soon

6. Thanksgiving obviously comes first

7. ... so lots of yummy food

8. Black Friday

9. Homecomings

10. Meeting up with your high school besties

11. The appetizers before Thanksgiving dinner... the best part

12. Snow

13. Sledding

14. Vacation

15. Puppies.. in the snow

16. Puppies.. just in general.. they exist and that is enough

17. New Year's Eve

18. All of the cute holiday outfits

19. ANNND all of the yummy holiday food

20. The cringey let amazing Lifetime Christmas movies

21. ... That you watch all day

22. Getting snowed in

23. Hot chocolate

24. Warm clothes

25. Sweaters, sweaters, and more sweaters

26. Skiing and snowboarding

27. All of those home cooked meals

28. Finding the perfect presents

29. Or making the cutest DIY presents from the heart 

30. Decorating for the holidays

31. Picking out the perfect Christmas tree

32. Making gingerbread houses

33. Making Christmas cookies in the comfort of you own kitchen

34. All the Christmas lights

35. ... and just decorating in general 

36. The stores look so pretty at Christmas time

37. NYC Christmas time trips

38. Secret Santa

39. The REAL Santa

40. Making Christmas cards

41. ... And looking at all of the Christmas cards from relatives you haven't seen in a while

42. Ice skating.. for the ones coordinated enough 

43. Christmas music.. that is all 

44. You got this

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10 TV Shows That Can Replace 'The Office' On Netflix By 2021

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Netflix has done it again. Created a mass panic. But this time the reason is not that "Friends" is being taken down or renewed for a giant price.

No, this time it is much worse.

Netflix has said in just TWO short years, it is likely NBC will be taking 'The Office' down. I know, it is unthinkable. What else are we suppose to rewatch a hundred times and quote endlessly? You cannot simply take Michael Scott off of Netflix.

The best thing to ever happen was for Netflix to put "The Office", they made it popular again. And you @ me on that. But now they are removing it. I guess we will just have to watch other shows now.

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5 Reasons Why Staying At College For The Summer Is The Ultimate Power Move

No school, no rules, summer vacation at the best place on Earth, also known as college.

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As summer begins, it brings in the joy of no more school but for most what summer really brings is the sad realization that we have to leave our favorite place and go back to our boring home town with none of our new best friends. Although some have decided to stay at college for the summer and they will soon realize why this will be the best choice that they will be making all summer.

1. NO PARENTS 

What's better than no school, warm weather, and most importantly no one to say, "Are you just going to sleep till 2:30 p.m. every day this summer?"

1. It's like the weekend, but every day

Do you know what weekends felt like during the school year when you didn't have anything to do? No? You never had any free weekends? Wow, I'm so sorry. Well, imagine a weekend that you didn't have to do anything. Now multiply that one weekend by seven and you get seven Saturday like days where you do not have a single care in the world.

3. No "Go cut the grass!"

For the sons, you know that annoying time every week when your dad is going to say, "Go cut the grass." There is nothing you can do to get out of it. Well, staying at school for the summer means no more nagging. You get to choose what you do now.

4. The bond of friendship

The friends you make when you stay at college for the summer are different than any other bond. Mostly because you all don't have a care in the world since it's summer in your favorite place. It's a right of passage to call someone your summer college best friends. These are best friends that words wouldn't do justice.

5. The townies

Everybody always wonders what happens to a college town when all the college kids go home. Well, the townies come back in full swing and take their town back. If you stay at your college, you get to experience what most can't even describe in words. To the one mid-40s guy trying to relive his glory days. To the old men hitting on the college girls at the local pub. To the weird towny creatures that make you shiver with fright as you drive past them. Have fun townies, you only have three months.

That dream of "I wish I could just stay here at college with all these people but have no responsibilities" is finally coming true.

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