Starting A New Semester As Told By 'New Girl'
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Starting A New Semester As Told By 'New Girl'

No one understands our pain more than the cast of "New Girl."

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The Christmas tree has been taken down, the new year has begun, and it is time for the second semester. It is once again time for late-night study sessions, mental breakdowns, new professors, and new experiences. Starting a new semester can be exciting yet grueling as we once again prepare ourselves for the stressful days to come. One of the only things that can alleviate the pain of a new semester is knowing that we are not in it alone. College students everywhere are denying the unfortunate truth that it is time for classes to begin. So here, for entertainment and a means of procrastination from that paper you should be writing, is starting a new semester as told by "New Girl."

When your friend says they're excited to start back:

No, really, please don't remind me. I refuse to accept it.

Looking at your classes and realizing how many you're taking:

I obviously was feeling way too overly confident in my abilities when I made my schedule.

When you realize your professor assigned work over break:

I thought the purpose of breaks was to relax? No? Okay.

When you walk in late on the first day and interrupt a lecture about being on time...

Maybe if I come in quietly and don't make eye contact, no one will notice.

... but still try to find the perfect person to sit beside

This decision of who to sit beside is life or death. What if we have to be partnered up or discuss ideas with them? Choose wisely.

When your professor asks if you did the reading:

I ordered the book -- that has to count for something, right?

When your mom calls and asks how your week is going and you answer, "It's fine..."


It would take way too long to explain how I'm already contemplating dropping out or switching my major... again.

When your friend complains about having 10 pages of reading:

No, please, I really do want to hear about how unfair it is that you have one single chapter of reading assigned for the entire week.

When you have your first breakdown of the semester...

I'm just going to go ahead and apologize in advance.

...and all you want to do is hide out in your room.

I'm just going to need a couple of hours to collect myself... or a few days.

When your roommate asks if you want to go to the gym:

I'm flattered and all but let's be real here.

When you go to all of your classes that week:

Trust me, this really is a huge deal.

When the weekend finally arrives:

Somehow, someway I made it through another week. Now to put off all my assignments until Sunday night and then start all over again.

So this semester when you're feeling down just take a deep breath, watch some "New Girl," and remember that we're all in this together.

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