With classes finally at an end, students are able to collectively let out a sigh of relief. But that feeling is quickly stripped away as finals rapidly approach. Though you may no longer have to stunt on everyone in your classes, that isn’t a reason to let yourself go completely. You’re still going to spend time studying and taking exams on campus, so you want to be as presentable as possible under all the pressure.
Gobble, gobble! Do you hear that? That’s the sound of a week of freedom with zero work stress, zero classes and a ton of Netflix time (The Crown is out!). Except, what about after Thanksgiving? We have one week of classes, then finals are aggressively upon us. As a result, I always take advantage of the week preceding Thanksgiving break to get a head start on any final projects, essays or exams.
Wash. U.’s demanding environment, when combined with as the driven personalities of students handling the school’s workload, produce a culture of stress that is especially prevalent during this time of year.
It’s that time of the year when you start to question whether your only purpose in life is to peel yourself off of your chair in the library, slink downstairs, get coffee and repeat. However, this is not another article complaining about the drudgery of finals (even though I love complaining about the drudgery of finals).
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