11 Stages Of Surviving Finals As Told By Joey Tribbiani
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11 Stages Of Surviving Finals As Told By Joey Tribbiani

"Occupation...Dinosaurs" -- you faking your way through a test.

11 Stages Of Surviving Finals As Told By Joey Tribbiani

Yes, it's that time of year. The time when sleep is a luxury and school is the ONLY priority. The late nights, stressful tests and far, far too many cups of caffeine are destined to leave you as little more than a shell of what you once were.

Although I know Friends won't solve all your finals blues, it at least pretends like there's a silver lining. Plus, all of us can relate to Joey during finals week.

1. You realize finals week is next week.

You just got back from Thanksgiving like a week ago! You're practically still in break mode! Someone did not plan this out correctly.

2. You go to class study sessions and quickly learn you know nothing.

Why does everyone look so calm? Did you really learn all this during the semester?

3. You try to start off strong.

You've collected and organized all your notes, scheduled a meeting with a professor for extra help, and scheduled blocks of time to study before the night before the test arrives.

4. This ultimately does not work out.

Your notes are a mess, you overslept and missed the meeting, and a Christmas movie marathon somehow diverted your attention away from your designated study time.

5. You scramble to get all your studying done last minute.

If you can lock yourself away from the outside world, find a way to get 12 hours of work out of the next ten hours before your 8 a.m. rolls around and pray a lot, there may still be hope for you.

You know you did this to yourself, but that doesn't stop you from being bitter.

6. You're up studying so late, your notes stop making sense.

You've read the same textbook page five times, but somehow still can't recall what it said. It might as well be written in a foreign language, at this point.

7. You hit your second wind.

It's 4 a.m., you're halfway through your notes, and suddenly couldn't be feeling better. It might be the caffeine, but either way -- you have got this.

8. You fear you've reached insanity.

You definitely do not got this.

9. Snack break!

Time and space have blended together, and suddenly meal times no longer hold any meaning. You still have a few hours until breakfast, but you're so hungry.

You've put in a lot of work, right? You deserve that Easy-Mac. And the bagel. And the popcorn.

10. It's go-time.

You somehow stumble your way to class the next morning and now all that's left to do is take those tests.

11. You're done!

Pass or fail, there's nothing else you can do. The semester flew by, finals are over and break has begun. You want to celebrate, but know you're really just going to take a nap.

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