7 Stages Of Going Back to School
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7 Stages Of Going Back to School

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7 Stages Of Going Back to School

The term going back to school means a lot of different things to many different people. For some people, this is very exciting and for others, it can be very nerve-wracking. Most people have stages of going back to school.

1. Excitement

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2. Sadness

Then the syllabi are sent out, and its time to buy textbooks. The prices of textbooks are outrageous, and they will only be used for one semester. This sends every college student trying to avoid them in any way possible.


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4. Nervous

Right before everyone gets nervous, they have questions running through their head like: what if the professor is terrible? What if I fail? All of these are thoughts that we all have, but we all seem to make it through.

5. Denial

Then there is always the point that you realize you actually have to go to class and study and write essays. That is when you just want to stay home. Sure you get to see your friends and have fun, but do you really have to back for classes?

6. First class, first day

You are used to sleeping in and doing what you want and then, all of a sudden, you have to get up and go learn. Your body just is not ready for it.

7. After the first few classes

You are ready for a nap because those few classes were just way too much for one day.

Going back to school can be exciting and tiring. So have fun and study hard. Fulfill those hopes you have for yourself on the first day!

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