Syllabus Week As Told By Lorelai Gilmore

Syllabus Week As Told By Lorelai Gilmore

Here's to another semester.

Syllabus week, it's a beauty, eh? Until it's gone, at least. That being said, there are a few times throughout the week that we find ourselves biting our tongue and saying things a lot more appropriate than what we really think. That's when my favorite Gilmore Girl comes in, she's a master at saying what we really mean. Thanks, Lorelai, you really know how to read our minds.

1. "Why did I schedule an 8am this semester again?"

2. "My name is _____ and I'm from _____, and I want to ___...."

3. "... Oh, Hobbies? Well.. I like to hang out with my friends."

4. "Maybe this syllabus isn't so bad..."

5. "Oh, yeah. I totally think you can get an A in this class because you aced it in high school."


7. "Is this class EVER going to be over?"

8. "Well, I don't understand 90% of the objectives on the syllabus.."

9. "Maybe I'll just drop out and get married."

10. "I've heard the accademic dishonesty statement nine times this week."

11. "Econ? Wait, I'm supposed to be in Literature."

12. "Looks like I'll be living in the library instead of the gym this semester."

13. "I'm going to die this semester."

14. To Friend: "How's the syllabus week challenge going for ya?"

15. "Week one down, however will I celebrate?"

16. "Time to prep for the rest of the semester."

Here's to a new semester, good luck everyone!

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5 Perks Of Having A Long-Distance Best Friend

The best kind of long-distance relationship.

Sometimes, people get annoyed when girls refer to multiple people as their "best friend," but they don't understand. We have different types of best friends. There's the going out together best friend, the see each other everyday best friend and the constant, low maintenance best friend.

While I'm lucky enough to have two out of the three at the same school as me, my "low maintenance" best friend goes to college six hours from Baton Rouge.

This type of friend is special because no matter how long you go without talking or seeing each other, you're always insanely close. Even though I miss her daily, having a long-distance best friend has its perks. Here are just a few of them...

1. Getting to see each other is a special event.

Sometimes when you see someone all the time, you take that person and their friendship for granted. When you don't get to see one of your favorite people very often, the times when you're together are truly appreciated.

2. You always have someone to give unbiased advice.

This person knows you best, but they probably don't know the people you're telling them about, so they can give you better advice than anyone else.

3. You always have someone to text and FaceTime.

While there may be hundreds of miles between you, they're also just a phone call away. You know they'll always be there for you even when they can't physically be there.

4. You can plan fun trips to visit each other.

When you can visit each other, you get to meet the people you've heard so much about and experience all the places they love. You get to have your own college experience and, sometimes, theirs, too.

5. You know they will always be a part of your life.

If you can survive going to school in different states, you've both proven that your friendship will last forever. You both care enough to make time for the other in the midst of exams, social events, and homework.

The long-distance best friend is a forever friend. While I wish I could see mine more, I wouldn't trade her for anything.

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12 Songs That Prove You're A Sucker For The Jonas Brothers

It's been a long, long time.


This past week, the Jonas Brothers released a song and music video starring their wives (and in Joe's case, fiancee), completely shocking fans given the fact that there was pretty much no prior warning. As rumors are running rampant about their getting back together and a possible tour, now seems like a good time to reflect on their past. Specifically, my favorite songs that they've written. And if the rumors are true...I hope to find new favorites soon.

1. "Inseparable"

2. "Australia"

3. "Hold On"

4. "Shelf"

5. "Can't Have You"

6. "Turn Right"

7. "SOS"

8. "Sorry"

9. "Black Keys"

10. "First Time"

11. "Hey Baby"

12. "Paranoid"

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