The Inner Monologue Of A Fifth Year: Campus
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The Inner Monologue Of A Fifth Year: Campus

"Just keep your head down and keep moving, nobody will notice."

The Inner Monologue Of A Fifth Year: Campus

*This is a "fictional" representation of my life*

He wakes up promptly at 8 a.m. for a class that doesn't start until 1 p.m., to an empty apartment. Just three short months and then he's done with school forever. The coffee, still warm from when his roommate made it that morning brings him life. After a quick trip to the little boy's room, he sits on the couch with his laptop sitting in front of him.

"Shoot, I forgot to do my homework last night," he says to himself while cursing the fact that he's still in school. "Looks like "Arrested Development" can wait for an hour or so."

He hammers out his homework and looks at the time, 9:23 a.m. He should probably brush his teeth before he forgets. After brushing his teeth for two minutes, he exits out of Google Docs on his laptop and signs on to Netflix.

The cursor hovers over "Arrested Development" in the hopes that he would think of a different show to watch, but nothing seems interesting so he continues his binge. After a few episodes, he realizes it's time to make lunch.

"What shall we have today? Chicken? Might as well, that's about the only good food I have," he says while looking through the refrigerator.

While whipping up lunch, he looks for containers to put his food in so he can eat in the student center because he doesn't like eating alone. Even though he usually eats alone in the student center, he's still surrounded by other students.

He packs up his materials for class and his lunch and proceeds to his car. While driving, he thinks to himself, "I really hope there's a good spot somewhere close to my class." (There isn't so he is forced to park far away and walk.)

Throwing his earbuds in and putting music on helps him avoid any contact with humans, and so does, keeping his head down as he walks.

Suddenly someone walks by. He thinks, "Please don't look at me, please don't look at me..." *Person passes* "Oh thank god. Who was that? Must've been a freshman. Did I look that young? Man, I'm old. Then again, I am a fifth year."

While walking through the heart of campus he sees more and more people. "Just keep your head down and keep moving, nobody will notice."

"BILLY!" Someone yells.

"NO!!! Someone noticed me. Okay, remain calm, they're coming toward you. Act happy."

"Heyyyyy. How's it going?" He says nervously.

He gives a quick half hug and keeps moving but he promises that they will catch up later. As he gets closer to the student center he feels safe, until he walks in...

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