5 Feels All College Students Can Relate To When School's Almost Over
Despite college being a fun adventure altogether, it’s inevitable that we’re faced with extremely hectic days or weeks—“hell week” as some would put it. Especially now that we’re literally just days away from the ~official~ start of the holiday season—finding the “cool” in school is just slightly harder. We did some asking around and we’ve listed down five feelings college students can relate to when the semester’s about to end.
You’re 10 times more easily distracted.
Is that the sound of your dog walking? Wow! It’s like you never realized your wall had intricate details like this before. I’m suddenly so hungry—should I get a snack first? These are some of the common distractions we find ourselves encountering whenever we’re about to study. And it’s 10 times (yeah, we did the math) more intense when the semester’s almost over.
Sleep sounds like an even better idea.
The cool breeze of the aircon, the exquisite softness of your bed, and the comforting touch of your sheets—it’s almost as if your bed is calling you for a quick nap, then extending it 10 minutes, then 10 minutes more, until you end up sleeping the entire day or night with nothing accomplished. Maybe it’s because you’ve been sleep deprived during exams season and the stress is getting to you.
You can't stop thinking of all the cool things you have planned for the break.
Suddenly, you’re even more excited about that trip to the beach, your night out with your barkada, or your brunch with your best friend. You can’t help but catch yourself daydreaming and having to snap out of it at least, like, seven times a day.
But you’re also quite anxious about how the semester is going to turn out.
Especially when you’ve had challenging majors or subjects that got you into a couple of sticky situations throughout the semester or term. Every so often, you find yourself zoning out and panicking a little bit about how your grades might turn out. Worry not though, as long as the semester isn't over yet—you still have the chance to make it work.
Simply put, all school-related tasks have become harder to accomplish.
Enough said, really. Cleaning your room or re-organizing the clutter on your desk as well as the other tasks you would put off on a normal day, sounds absolutely more fun than anything that’s school-related.
We totally get you, no one has it easy all the time. Just a friendly reminder to always keep your well-being in check—rest when you must, but don’t quit. Believe us when we say that all the hard work and discipline will pay off... it always does. You got this!
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Here's my two cents on the letter, call for help of our medical frontliners. Let’s hear what our healthcare workers have to say and try to understand it from their point of view, they have every right to criticize how this medical crisis is being handled by the government... after all, they're the experts on the topic. Though we see the frontliners as heroes in our eyes, the lack of concrete plans from the government to combat COVID-19 makes them feel otherwise. Healthcare workers are already starting to voice out how they feel as though they are being sacrificed as they follow through their sworn oath. We wouldn’t send our soldiers to war unarmed and without a concrete plan; the same should be expected for our frontliners. How can we send them to battle without proper gear? Why is there still a debate on whether mass testing is needed or not when the experts on that field continuously insist its importance in flattening the curve? Why is this still not the priority when it’s literally our lives on the line? It’s not like the medical experts demanding for mass testing are just stating their opinion about this mindlessly, they studied this laboriously. Make them feel heard so that all the sacrifices that they’re doing and all the deaths of their colleagues are not in vain. More than the words of praises, what our medical professionals truly need right now is TANGIBLE support. Here is to hoping they get that soon. @errren.22
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Here is a photograph taken yesterday from the photo shoot I did in our house. ? I really love dressing up and being dolled up, it makes me feel great and confident of who I am ?
I was actually hesitant to post these pictures of mine. My sister eveb asked me to change my Facebook Profile Picture and it took me hours to decide if I should. But, I realized that this is me, the real me. I should be confident of my body and of who I really am.
At the end of the day, I dress up not for other people but for myself ? To all the ladies out there and even gentlemen who are taking a second to think if they should post their pictures, worried about what will others say their body, remember that we just need to be just ourselves. Be confident and let us support each other ? Let us be friends! IG: @romynaaaaaaa_
They say time heals all wounds, but it has been ages - is heartbreak exempted?
I have forgotten when was the last time we shared a smile - the last time when I saw the glow in your eyes and the last time when you whispered an I love you to me. I have forgotten when, but here I am - writing to you again.
I do not know if you will read this or you will just add this one to my proses and poems that you left unread, but you see, I am still hoping. I am mailing the pain of us to the gods out there - hoping they can take the pain away. I should have gotten over you, but instead of forgetting and accepting our ending, I am writing about us in tissue sheets, carving about us on trees, telling about us on the back of my journals, hoping that a thousand or a million write ups about us, can make me forget about what happened.
I am writing, waiting for the point where I can no longer write anymore, for I have none to tell - but when? I have nothing in me anymore, but the memories of us - and no matter how hard I try put those to its own grave, the memories grow back like lilies in the swamp - painful and beautiful at the same time.
No matter how hard I try to silence those and put it at the back of my mind, those ring back, playing like the favorite song we used to listen. They say heartbreaks turn into poetry and that is what happening to us - but poetry should be dulcet and dreamy, why does ours sound like pain and agony? They say time heals all wounds, but it has been ages - is heartbreak exempted? Darling, I guess not.
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