It's the night before an exam. The impending doom of the next day is starting to settle in, and I have come to the realization that procrastinating was a bad decision. I look at the chapters I have to read and don't even know where to start. Am I going to fully read each chapter?Or am I going to go over each quickly? I try to start, but I can't focus on a single word I read. I realize that coffee is the only way I'm going to get through anything. Of course, I chug down to double shots and magically everything starts to make sense.
The first chapter makes me feel like everything will be ok. I'm positive I'll have enough time. I reach chapter two and have the realization that this studying is going to actually take a lot of time. Lets not even mention how chapters three and everything onwards goes. Notes? What's that at this point?
Now that I have done my ritual of going over all necessary articles I have to look at exactly what the professor wanted. I'm a little annoyed that I did anything extra, but I get through it within an hour or two.
It's been a long time since I started studying. Probably around eight hours... I also realize that my clock says four in the morning. I lay in bed and come to the realization that the next day is going to be long, I even contemplate the possibility of skipping my first classes, but seeing as I've had other exams like this one I realize I have no more skips I could possibly use.
I've finally closed my eyes, and have vowed to myself to never procrastinate again( Let's be honest though, I'm going to).
Every time I have an exam I go through this routine. It never fails, even when I promise myself I'll do a majority of my studying far in advance.
So to all my procrastinating college friends, I feel you, do you, and be great!