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What Finals Are Like, As Told By “New Girl” And “Modern Family”

It’s finals week, and you’re probably feeling a little bit like this:

It finally hits you how much studying you have to do and you’re like,

Your professor sends you instructions for your final term paper assignment, and you’re just like,

Suddenly you realize that you didn’t take any useful notes this semester.

And you’re just like,

So you go to a review session. At first it’s like,

But then it’s more like,

So you try a group study session. But when you actually have to contribute, it goes like this,

Trying to study in the library is a little like this,

Someone shushes you in the library and you just want to yell,


But then when you get mad at loud people, you’re like,

All of a sudden you realize it’s already 10 p.m. and you still have 10 chapters left to review, and you’re just like,

You’ve accepted that you’re going to have to pull an all-nighter. Enter your finals BFF: caffeine.

Then you finally have to take the exam. You play it cool, but on the inside you’re like,

And a few hours later, you’re finally done.

Kate is the Associate Editor of Her Campus. Before joining the staff full-time, Kate was the Campus Correspondent for the HC Skidmore College chapter as well as an editorial intern, Love editor, and national contributing writer for HC. In addition to her work with Her Campus, Kate has been a Sex & Love stringer and digital editorial intern for WomensHealthMag.com and an Inner Circle Trendspotter for MTV. Kate graduated from Skidmore College summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in English and French. In her spare time, Kate is usually spotted writing fiction, playing tennis, reading pop culture blogs until her eyes hurt, baking cookies, or dreaming up her next travel adventure.
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