Thanksgiving Break as a College Student
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Thanksgiving Break as a College Student

An Unforgiving Process...

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Thanksgiving Break as a College Student
Breanna Waterhouse

As students, we experience Thanksgiving Break in a very distinct way; there is a process if you will. We all go through it, now here are some gifs to represent it!

1. Peace out College

The fist step of the process is saying goodbye to school and of course all responsibilities, such as attending classes and homework (this is one of my favorite steps of the process)!

2. Traveling Home

Now that you have ditched your responsibilities, the excitement of seeing your family begins to set in... Thus, you want to arrive home as quickly as possible, which may result in you scurrying through the airport like so:

3. Family Reunion!

Once you finally grab your stuff from baggage claim, or pull up in the driveway of your childhood home, the excitement is overflowing! You rush to your family and, of course, hug it out!

4. Seeing the Puppies

If you are anything like me, you hug your family for about 5 seconds. However, when you see your dogs it seems as though you have been apart for 5 years and must spend every waking moment cuddling them! Thus, you brush past the fam and have a 30 minute conversation about how sorry you are that you left them behind.

5. Thanksgiving Dinner

Up to this point, you have been surviving off of Ramen Noodles and dining hall pizza...there is no one that can stop you from eating EVERYTHING on that dining room table!

6. The Food Coma

The dreaded food coma... we all experience it, but combined with the general state of exhaustion college students tend to always be in... it hits HARD!

7. Traveling Back to School

After a week of being home and sleeping in, it is time to return to campus. You are sad that you must leave your family, but hey you shall see your friends in no time!

8. Reunited with Friends

Much like seeing your dogs, being reunited with your friends involves a lot of screeching and hugging. Again, acting as if you haven't seen each other in years, instead of a week.

9. Unpacking

Unpacking is the first "responsible" thing you must tackle after arriving back, but you think it can't be that bad right?

10. Realizing you have homework...

On break you made it a point to put school and all things work out of your head. However, you are now realizing that you put everything off until the last minute and your world is falling apart...welcome back!

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