While this time of year brings cheer and treats for many, lest we not forget our local students holed up in libraries and coffee shop corners, lacking sleep, sanity and hygiene.
‘Tis exam time at our local colleges and universities, and as always, students have taken to social media to help raise awareness for exam-time stress.
If it’s been a while since you experienced the hardships of memorizing 897 pages of textbook notes and the review of class material for sessions you likely did not attend or if you’re in the middle of your finals season and the only last shred of motivation you have is 140 characters of relatability, we’ve found 33 tweets that accurately describe this period in every student’s life.
Are the flags at SFU flying half mast in memory of all the students losing their minds during finals this week? — jess sanders (@jessielynnelove) December 8, 2014
— Suhana Kay (@suhanakay) December 5, 2014
Studying for Finals Tip: don’t live with a Jazz Trumpet student. — Cass (@cassycatface12) December 7, 2014
I feel like I should watch The Last Airbender again but Idk that’s a big emotional investment right before finals
— Jonah Lee-Ash (@Sage_JLA) December 5, 2014
Jäger bombs, to celebrate the midpoint of my finals. — Alex Zang (@alexthezang) December 5, 2014
— Ian Malnis (@dnaligase) December 3, 2014
my first final is Friday abd it makes or breaks my grade aànd thinking about it is killing my hi so I’m gonna watch pans labyrinth k00L — amelia (@meeealz) December 4, 2014
You’d think that after so many years of school, I’d pick up some decent study habits. Nope, always cram half the course 30 mins before exam. — Sarah C (@sshchang) December 8, 2014
‘Twas the night before my stats exam and … I’m freakin the f out — Mamie Beddis (@mamiemb) December 4, 2014
“It’s one of our busiest times” – the domino’s delivery man about deliveries to UBC during finals — Alana Brodie (@alanabrodie_) December 4, 2014
I don’t know what’s dropping quicker, my bank statement or my GPA. — Mess Kelly (@messkelly) December 6, 2014
Be quiet in the library or die — Ella Waring (@ellawaring2) December 8, 2014
excuse you, this is a library. can you not teach somebody how to juggle two apples here? thx. — ☼ (@_michellealyson) December 7, 2014
RIP TO THE $600 I SPENT ON THIS COURSE. SEE U IN SUMMER SCHOOL OR MAYBE HELL — k$ (@kaaym_) December 6, 2014
A girl beside me in the library is literally eating a whole cake to her self. That is how you LIVE IT UP during finals season, people. — SimRan (@simranSinghhhhh) December 4, 2014
I totally just got on the wrong bus coming down from SFU. Finals week has got me going crazy. — Kimberly Thom (@kimmiqun) December 8, 2014
Good luck to all those writing exams this month!
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