When Senioritis is Far More Real Than You'd Believe

Well it's spring semester of my senior year and you better believe it, I have senioritis. I don't want to go to class, I don't want to do my work, I just want to graduate. But at the same I know I'm not ready for the big scary real world yet. I often ask myself when is the last possible moment I can sleep to until I have to be at class or how far I can procrastinate an assignment. I even sometimes find myself daydreaming about what my life will be like after I walk across that stage. And to be completely honest, it's not always rainbows and butterflies. But mostly it is. With just a little over a month left, the one thing I constantly say is, "Can I just graduate already?"

And really, I mean it. I'm so tired of working on homework and papers and projects. I'm tired of going to class. I just want to put everything I've already learned to use and try out life on my own. I want to live on my own and work a job pertaining to my chosen field of study.

Senioritis by definition is: A tendency of seniors in high school or college to skip class or otherwise slack off due to a desire to move on, or because they have already been accepted by a college/job and their further academic performance is no longer as relevant. Let's face it, I'm not the only senior feeling this way either. Every senior gets this way. With only about a month left, we feel ready to move onto the next step whether that be graduate school or a job in our fields of study. We want to see what the future has in store for us rather than dealing with the homework, papers, projects, and finals that are coming our way. We are ready for the all the adventures that the new chapter of our live brings. You get to adventure into adulthood by living on our own or adventuring into a new place.

With little time left in the semester, I've already moved into my very first apartment with the love of my life. Soon, I'll be done with college and done with all schooling. And soon I'll have a job in the career that I want. I'll be on my own, making adult life choices. I'm excited for all the opportunities I will get to have.

Senioritis gets more and more real and your final year progresses. To be honest though, seniorist starts before you even become a senior. I started feeling it as a freshman. And it only got worse from there.

But the only advice I have to give to those really feeling the wrath of senioritis, just keep pushing through it. Just keep going. You'll feel just as amazing when you are completely finished all your work and walk across that stage!

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