The Second Semester According To 'Parks And Rec'
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The Second Semester According To 'Parks And Rec'

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The Second Semester According To 'Parks And Rec'

So I don't know about you, but I just survived my first week back at school after Christmas break. It's the beginning of the second semester, so classes are changing, and everyone is getting used to a new routine. These first few weeks can be a little stressful, so, in an attempt to relieve some tension and add some humor to your day, here is the beginning of the second semester according to "Parks and Rec":

1. Initial Excitement

Yay, you're back! Everyone missed you so much! You walk into your living area. You're excited to see your friends again, and everything seems to be a party. You know you have classes the next day, but, eh, it's whatever. It just feels so good to be back.

2. Breakfast in the Cafeteria

The first thing that makes you a little nervous for the semester is that lovely cafeteria food... your body can never quite decide if it loves or hates the greasy, sugary, mysterious foods that you pump into your body during the school year. It's a complicated relationship.

3. *That* Friend

You know that one person who always seems to be wherever you are? Welcome back to campus!

4. First Class

New semester, new you! You're gonna rock this class! An A+ is coming your way.

5. The Syllabus

Aka that moment you realize that you're actually expected to do stuff and that there will be way more homework than you anticipated.

6. The Pretest

Some professors enjoy giving pretests on the first day of class so that at the end of the semester you can see how much progress you've made. For some reason, though, pretests have a way of making your brain forget everything you thought you knew.

7. Lectures

Getting re-used to staying awake for that long listening to someone talk can be really rough.

8. First Test

So you survived the pretest? That's nice. Guess what? In your next class you have an actual test over the first 10 chapters of the textbook that you forgot to order.

9. Pizza is Knowledge

Your professor will probably try to tell you that learning is important for various reasons etc. etc. But at the end of the day, all that you really need to know is the phone number for your local Dominoes.

10. No Money

There's something about being back at school that reminds you how broke you are...

11. Have Fun

But let's face it. Overall, it isn't too bad to be back. Classes may be hard, but just keep telling yourself that you're smart enough to make it through.

So have fun this semester, and don't get too stressed out. Work hard, and watch "Parks and Rec." Don't get too caught up in the details. You'll make it through!

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