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10 Signs That Finals Week Might Kill You

  1. Gradual acceptance that 3 hours of sleep a night is a blessing.
  2. Eventual acceptance that those 3 hours will occur in half hour blocks throughout the middle of the day.
  3. Awareness of the smell of misery that permeates the air in examination rooms.
  4. Total loss of appetite/intense physical need of steady doses of caffeine.
  5. Sudden disregard for personal hygiene, lasting 4-8 days
  6.  Deep emotional attachment to favorite pair of pajama pants, lasting 4-8 days.
  7. Super-human ability to procrastinate for at least three consecutive hours.
  8. Sudden interest in menial tasks including but not limited to: dusting under the bed; redoing loads of laundry; alphabetizing pile of sell-back books; reorganization of entire iTunes library.
  9. Listlessness when considering grades received on final projects.
  10. Inability to access both long and short term memory during exam sessions.
Amber is a recent graduate from Hollins University. She greatly enjoyed her time as HC Hollins Editor-In-Chief and looks forward to seeing what great things new students bring to the branch. 
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